LivePortsmouth 2 Rochdale 1: RECAP as Cowleys make it three wins in three at Fratton
The Cowleys aim to keep up their perfect start as struggling Rochdale come to Fratton Park today.
The new management team have picked up two wins in as many games after succeeding Kenny Jackett at the helm.
They will aim to cement their position in the play-offs this afternoon with the season invigorated by their arrivals.
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Then it’s live commentary from 3pm where we will bring you a blow-by-blow account at the action unfolds.
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Pompey 2 Rochdale1
Last updated: Friday, 02 April, 2021, 17:00
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Full-time: Pompey 2 Rochdale 1
Johnson wins a free-kick to alleviate pressure
Beesley with a late, late tap in to give the visitors hope
Curtis almost has a tap in as Rochdale overplay at the back but Bazunu just clears
Five minutes’ stoppage time
Morley smashes a 25 yarder well over
Daniels coming on for Close
Done’s cross flies across the face of goal and away to safety with Close down receiving treatment
Pompey possession down to a measly 65 per cent
Cannon on for Harness and Newby replaces Keohane
Play stopped for Cannon to receive treatment
Curtis penalised for handball as he runs down the left channel
Can hear the bells of Westwood and his cronies somewhere around Fratton. I’m sure there’s only six of them!