Pompey celebrate one of their first-half goals

Southend 3 Portsmouth 3: Match gallery

Pompey surged into a three-goal lead at Southend - only to blow it and allow the Shrimpers to claim a 3-3 draw.

It was a disappointing ending after such a good start to the televised League One clash. Here are some of Joe Pepler's pictures from the game.

Bryn Morris fires home the first / Picture by Joe Pepler
Bryn Morris fires home the first / Picture by Joe Pepler
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Celebrations after the opener / Picture by Joe Pepler
Celebrations after the opener / Picture by Joe Pepler
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Matt Clarke in the thick of it / Picture by Joe Pepler
Matt Clarke in the thick of it / Picture by Joe Pepler
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Ben Close's shot flies past Nathan Bishop for 2-0 / Picture by Joe Pepler
Ben Close's shot flies past Nathan Bishop for 2-0 / Picture by Joe Pepler
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