Portsmouth's troubles continue as they drop to 10th in League One with fifth straight loss at Peterborough

Pompey’s post-Kenny Jackett era begins with a tough assignment away to title-chasing Peterborough tonight.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 8:58 pm

The majority of the build-up has been overshadowed by the managerial situation at Fratton Park, with Jackett departing the club on Sunday.

Yet, the Blues still have games to play as they retain hope of finishing in the League One play-offs.

Arguably, their first task couldn’t have been any tougher – away to the second-placed Posh.

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But with Darren Ferguson’s side also going through a blip in form, you never know what might happen.

This is Pompey after all.

Kick-off is at 7pm.

Ryan Williams (7) of Portsmouth brought down by Reece Brown (12) of Peterborough United during the EFL Sky Bet League 1 match between Peterborough United and Portsmouth at London Road, Peterborough, England on 16 March 2021. Picture: Nigel Keene
Pompey travel to Peterborough tonight in League One

Peterborough 1 Pompey 0

Last updated: Tuesday, 16 March, 2021, 20:57

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Fifth successive defeats

Pompey have now lost their past five matches in all competition and have dropped to 10th in League One.

With 12 matches to play, whoever takes over as manager has a real challenge to rally this side and get them into the play-offs.

Peterborough 1 Pompey 0

Four minutes

Harrison Burrows replaced by Frazer Blake-Tracey

Ronan Curtis’ long-range shot is straight dfown the keeper’s throat

83 - Harvey White booked

The Spurs youngster lunges into a challenge on Niall Mason

Louis Reed replaced by Niall Mason

Ramus Nicolaisen has a header cleared off the line from a Harvey White corner!

Jordy Hiwula goes for goal with a left-foot shot from outside the area that’s well taked by the Peterborough keeper

How haven’t Peterborough scored?! Joe Wards cuts a ball back for Harrison Burrows on the six-yard box but he can’t connect with his shot properly. A huge let off for Pompey

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