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.

Friday, 2nd April 2021, 8:18 pm

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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Pompey face Rochdale today at Fratton (Photo by Daniel Chesterton/

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Pompey 2 Rochdale1

Last updated: Friday, 02 April, 2021, 16:36

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Williams booked for clipping O’Connell’s heels

Shot from long range by Rathbone easy for MacGillivray

20 minutes to go and Pompey looking fairly comfortable

Cracking raid down the right frees Williams and O’Connell does well to put his cross behind for a corner which is cleared

Dooley on for Shaughnessy

Free-kick worked to Harness and Raggett flicks his cross past the post with the aid of a deflection. Pompey corner is cleared

Rathbone fouls Brown 30 yards out right touchline

White on for Jacobs

Raggett does well to put Beesley off at the near post and it’s a Pompey goal kick

Harvey White being readied

Rathbone almost puts Baah free in the box but Pompey clear

Great link-up between Curtis, Harness and Jacobs. Pompey full of attacking ideas but Rochdale clear

Brown cross behind for a corner by O’Connell

Pompey into fifth place as things stand

Morley and Roberts off for McShane and Grant

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