Portsmouth's middle man gives Jackett food for thoughtÂ
Kenny JackettÂ told how Jamal Lowe's central-attacking switch has given him food for thought.
The Pompey boss handed his flying winger a role through the middle as he changed his formation for the 2-1 victory at AFCÂ Â Wimbledon.
And the swap caused problems for the Dons as the Blues terrorised the hostsÂ Â for an hour at Kingsmeadow.
Lowe, inset, was utilised behind Oli Hawkins as three changes were made following the first league defeat to Gillingham.Â
Jackett said: '˜I wanted to look at Lowe and Hawkins as a pairÂ with, perhaps at the right time,Â Â Pitman coming on.
'˜That's a good option for us and was my thinking.Â
'˜I did think on this particular day at this ground Jamal's pace would give them problems for a fair degree of the game up front.
'˜He gave them problems and he gave us an out ball in terms of his pace up front.
'˜I did feel the selection was dictated by three of my natural wingers being out.
'˜That happens at times through the season.
'˜But I felt that helped us to cap a good week after our first loss.'
Despite his central influence, Jackett still thinks Lowe's best position is out wide.
He added: '˜I think his best position is right of the front three, but there are times in tight games when a second striker gives you more of an out ball.
'˜He can turn defence into attack very quickly. I did feel it was the right one for him to go down the middle.'Â
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