Revealed: Portsmouth's best and worst performers this season - according to the stats experts

Pompey have now passed the two-thirds mark of their League One season.

Wednesday, 3rd March 2021, 5:33 pm
Goal 1-1 - Callum Johnson (2) of Portsmouth celebrates scoring the equalising goal during the The FA Cup match between Bristol City and Portsmouth at Ashton Gate, Bristol, England on 10 January 2021.

With 31 games played, the Blues are now well and truly into the business end of their promotion push.

Kenny Jackett’s side’s 2-1 loss at Doncaster on Tuesday leaves them fifth in the table and need to quickly turn things around if they are to be promoted.

But who has been Pompey’s top performer so far this campaign?

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Not really a big surprise seeing as all his five league appearances have been off the bench. Hiwula averages a WhoScored rating of 6.03.

It won’t be too long until it’s awards season and fans have to decide who will follow the likes of Christian Burgess, Matt Clarke and Enda Stevens to claim The News/ Sports Mail Player of the Season crown.

Website WhoScored compile match ratings for every league game, with their calculations helping form the Sky Bet EFL Team of the Week.

They break down 200 raw statistics included in the calculation of a player’s rating, weighted according to their influence within the game to give a match rating between 1-10.

Here's a look at the Pompey averages so far this campaign...

The midfielder's been a bit-part player since arriving from Swansea, making one league start and four substitute outings. He has a Whoscored rating of 6.09.
The teenager has made five appearances in the league and has an average WhoScored rating of 6.22.
The academy graduate has been out of favour for the majority of the season and played just 10 times. He has a Whoscored average rating of 6.23.
The on-loan Spurs man has started Pompey's past three games, with his previous six from the bench. He has an average WhoScored rating of 6.46.
The left-back has played seven times since arriving from Shrewsbury in January. He has an average WhoScored rating of 6.52.
The vice-skipper has played 23 times in the league so far. He has an averaged WhoScored rating of 6.62.
The keeper has featured in all 31 league games. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.65.
The Dane has played 12 times in the league for Pompey. He has an average WhoScored rating of 6.67.
The striker has made 23 league appearances and has a WhoScored average rating of 6.69
The winger has made 15 league appearances since his summer arrival. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.72.
The right-back's been first choice since joining from Accrington in the summer, making 29 league outings. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.77.
The Aussie's been an important player this season, making 27 league appearances. He has a WhoScored average rating of of 6.79.
The midfielder's been a key cog, playing in all but one league game so far. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.85.
Despite being out of form lately, the winger's been one of Pompey's best performers and played in every game. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.88.
Pompey's top scorer has played in every league game, scoring 13 times. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.88.
The centre-back has played 23 times in the league. He has a WhoScored average rating of 6.95.
The forward has six goals in 28 games for Pompey this season. He has a WhoScored average rating of 7.07.
Pompey's captain has started every league game. He has a WhoScored average rating of 7.13.
The ever-present centre-back isn't every fan's cup of team but statistically he's right up there. He has a WhoScored average rating of 7.16.
The defender has been out of favour for most of the season bar having a four-game spell in the side in February. He has a WhoScored average rating of 7.23.
The defender has been out of favour for most of the season bar having a four-game spell in the side in February. He has a WhoScored average rating of 7.23.