RECAP as Portsmouth fail to take chances but show character to earn Accrington draw

Pompey look to put their poor form to bed at Accrington today.

Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 1:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd October 2021, 5:00 pm
Accrington v Pompey

But it’s a testing trip to the Crown Ground as Danny Cowley’s men aim to arrest their slide down the League One table.

The stats read one win in 12 in all competition with eight goals shipped in the past two outings.

Accy’s home has traditionally been a bogey ground for the Blues, with just a single win in seven visits stretching back to 2013.

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We will be building up to kick-off with plenty of insight and talking points, before the team news is announced at 2pm.

There will be reaction to that and video as Pompey give up for action, before live commentary from 3pm.

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LIVE Accrington 2 Pompey 2

Last updated: Saturday, 23 October, 2021, 16:52

  • Two changes as Ogilvie and Hackett replace Tunnicliffe and Freeman
  • Curtis 1-0 (18min)
  • Pell levels (50min)
  • Butcher 2-1 (78min)
  • Harness 2-2 86min

Hackett’s cross cleared away from Marquis

Pompey pushing for the winner

Three mins stoppage time

Pompey level from Harness! Marquis tries his luck with a crosshot and Harness prods home from close range!

HHHARRNNNEEESSSSSSSSSSs

Jacobs and Tunnicliffe on for Hackett and Morrell

Marquis with a sight of goal but his prodded shot is blocked by Savin

It’s heartache for Pompey as they’re punished for missed chances. A long ball forward and McConville puts Denmead lad Butcher in and he lifts his finish over Bazunu.

Goal Accrington (Butcher) 2-1

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