Portsmouth 0-0 Cheltenham Town

Portsmouth and Cheltenham shared a point in a goalless League Two draw.

Jake Jervis wasted Pompey's best first-half chance after he lashed his shot badly wide of the far post.

Pompey keeper Trevor Carson smothered Jermaine McGlashan's effort while Ashley Vincent hit a stunning strike against the Pompey post from 20 yards.

Wes Fogden's close-range effort squirmed wide of the Cheltenham post, before Ricky Holmes's strike was deflected tantalisingly across goal.

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Barker post match

Portsmouth manager Richie Barker told BBC Radio Solent:

"I thought we should have won the game although we were fairly wasteful in the final third.

"We finished the game with three wingers and two fresh strikers on the pitch so I don't think I could have done anymore.

"Scoring goals is what people come to watch football matches for...the clean sheet record now is excellent but the goal scoring needs to be improved."

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Mark Yates: Cheltenham Town manager on draw with Portsmouth

Cheltenham Town manager Mark Yates told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

"It's a tough place to come, and I think we can be reasonably happy with our performance and another good point.

"I'm quite happy with the way they worked. I thought we were never in danger of losing the game.

"It was a test for the players in a sense that it was a full house with a bit of noise. It was something different to what we're used to, but they've got some good players and we stood up to them."

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Chesterfield351711756332362
2Scunthorpe351516454351961
3Rochdale34187953361761
4Burton35161184035559
5Fleetwood351761249391057
6Oxford Utd351413847331455
7Southend351311114234850
8Plymouth34139123938148
9York351113114138346
10Hartlepool35129144040045
11Newport331111114242044
12Cheltenham341013113945-643
13Morecambe341110133848-1043
14Bristol Rovers341012123334-142
15Dag & Red341012124143-242
16Wimbledon35119153440-642
17Mansfield351012133648-1242
18Wycombe341011133841-341
19Portsmouth35914123748-1141
20Bury33913113838040
21Exeter351010154147-640
22Accrington341010143945-640
23Northampton34810162844-1634
24Torquay3479183152-2130
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