Danny Cowley has told how the defender played with an injury to help his side to a crucial win at Wycombe last weekend.
Ogilvie was carrying a quad issue going into the clash at Adams Park, but shone in a physical war with the Chairboys as his side picked up a big three points.
In addition, the left-sided defender ended up with a bloodied face and dislodged tooth after a second-half clash with powerful Wycombe front man Sam Vokes.
Ogilvie is expected to continue against AFC Wimbledon despite those problems, with his presence in defence a catalyst for Pompey’s recent improvements at the back.
The 25-year-old’s return to the back line after a previous quad injury, has allowed Cowley to move away from the back three which was shipping goals frequently and return to a back four.
The outcome has been four clean sheets in five amid Pompey’s six-game unbeaten run.
Cowley saluted Ogilvie’s immense efforts in circumstances which were even more trying than originally realised.
He said: ‘Connor’s done a really good job in difficult conditions.
‘He played with a dead leg last weekend.
‘He had a nasty haematoma on his left side.
‘He ended up with a nasty cut around his mouth from Sam Vokes, too, and he had a tooth dislodged.
‘But he was willing to put his body on the line to get through it for the team. That shows his commitment.’
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