Whatmough: Portsmouth paid for failure to take chances

Jack Whatmough knows lack of a cutting edge was to blame for Pompey's first away defeat.

Wednesday, 26th December 2018, 2:42 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:54 am
Pompey's Jack Whatmough. Picture: Joe Pepler

The Blues failed to make the most of their chances as they fell to a 2-0 defeat at Priestfield against Gillingham.

Kenny Jackett's men had 20 shots on goal, with just five of those on target as the hosts inflicted a second defeat of the season on their opponents.

Whatmough said: '˜It felt similar to the first game.

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'˜We could've have still been there now and not score.

'˜But credit to Gillingham they've done the double over us.

'˜We had the chances but weren't clinical enough.'