Recap: Basingstoke Town 0-0 (4-5 pens) Portsmouth match centre: Blues need penalties to progress against non-league Dragons in the Hampshire senior cup

Pompey travelled to non-league Basingstoke Town for a second-round tie in the Hampshire Senior Cup tonight.

By Sam Cox
Tuesday, 14th September 2021, 9:59 pm
Pompey take on Baingstoke Town tonight in the Hampshire Senior Cup.
Pompey take on Baingstoke Town tonight in the Hampshire Senior Cup.

Danny Cowley named a youthful side supplemented with senior members of the club as he looked to get some of his first-team fringe players valuable minutes under their belts.

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After a 0-0 stalemate, Alex Bass was the hero as he saved two spot kicks as the Blues progressed into the third round.

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  • Danny Cowley expected to name several senior players in his team
  • Paul Downing, Michael Jacobs, Gassan Ahadme and George Hirst among those who make the starting XI
  • Pompey looking for first win on four games in all competitions

PENS: 5-4- Pompey progress!

Hughes finds the top corner and Bass is the hero as he saves Lewis’s penalty

Bass sees his effort saved and Wollers effort flies over the bar- we go on!

Jewitt-White scores, and so does the Dragons

Jacobs extends the advantage as Armsworth send Bass the wrong way

Gassan makes no mistake with a fantastic penalty into the bottom corner, while Cook sees his effort saved by Bass!

FT: It ends 0-0 and we’re headed for penalties to decide the outcome of the match

Basingstoke almost take the lead

88: D’andre Brown receives the ball on the edge of the box and sees his curling effort fly just wide of the post. Could have easily been the opening goal of the game

80: Ten minutes left for either side to find the opener, otherwise we’ll be heading to penalties

Strudley denies Jacobs

70: Ahadme lays the ball into the path of Jacobs before the Pompey winger sees his shot saved well by Strudley

65: Michael Jacobs lines up a free-kick but sees his powerful effort rebound off the wall before the ball is cleared

Michael Jacobs was omitted from Pompey's squad for Saturday's 1-0 defeat at MK Dons. Picture: Jason Brown/ProSportsImages
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