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Portsmouth 5-1 Barnet

Conor Chaplin doubled his tally for the season as Portsmouth came from behind to beat Barnet 5-1 at Fratton Park.

Barnet took the lead in the 27th minute after Tom Davies handled the ball in the area, enabling John Akinde to stroke the penalty home.

Pompey hit back in the 34th minute after a perfectly weighted pass from Gary Roberts found Chaplin in the area, who made no mistake in firing past Josh Vickers.

Roberts then scored his sixth goal of the season in the 50th minute, turning defender Michael Nelson before smashing the ball into the roof of the net.

Carl Baker added the third for Pompey six minutes later as, after cutting in from the right-hand side, he ran into the area and then curled the ball into the back of the net.

Barnet defender Bira Dembele was sent off in the 64th minute after tugging Chaplin down in the box but Roberts failed to beat Vickers from 12 yards.

Substitute Milan Lalkovic then scored his first goal of the season in the 78th minute after curling his shot into the bottom corner.

Danny Rose completed the rout in the 92nd minute after the Barnet defence was cut open, leaving the midfielder to slot the ball home.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 1Forde
  • 26Evans
  • 2Davies
  • 6Burgess
  • 3Stevens
  • 4Rose
  • 8Doyle
  • 7BakerSubstituted forBennettat 80'minutes
  • 11RobertsBooked at 88mins
  • 22NaismithSubstituted forLalkovicat 73'minutes
  • 19ChaplinBooked at 72minsSubstituted forMainat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Clarke
  • 9Smith
  • 10Lalkovic
  • 13O'Brien
  • 14Main
  • 23Bennett
  • 24Linganzi

Barnet

  • 12Vickers
  • 16Taylor
  • 6Nelson
  • 4DembéléBooked at 64mins
  • 3Johnson
  • 32Vilhete
  • 8Weston
  • 7WatsonBooked at 29minsSubstituted forBattat 55'minutesBooked at 59mins
  • 19Akpa-AkproSubstituted forGambinat 54'minutes
  • 13Campbell-RyceSubstituted forN'Galaat 64'minutes
  • 9Akinde

Substitutes

  • 1Stephens
  • 5N'Gala
  • 11Gambin
  • 15Sesay
  • 18Kyei
  • 21Batt
  • 23Nicholls
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
16,280

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamBarnet
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home16
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 5, Barnet 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 5, Barnet 1.

Foul by Enda Stevens (Portsmouth).

Luke Gambin (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 5, Barnet 1. Danny Rose (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kyle Bennett.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Enda Stevens.

Attempt blocked. Curtis Weston (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Enda Stevens (Portsmouth).

Mauro Vilhete (Barnet) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Gary Roberts (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gary Roberts (Portsmouth).

Shaun Batt (Barnet) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Curtis Main (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Milan Lalkovic (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Mauro Vilhete.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Kyle Bennett replaces Carl Baker.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 4, Barnet 1. Milan Lalkovic (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Enda Stevens.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Elliot Johnson.

Attempt missed. Harry Taylor (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Corner, Barnet. Conceded by Danny Rose.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Curtis Main replaces Conor Chaplin.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Milan Lalkovic replaces Kal Naismith.

Enda Stevens (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mauro Vilhete (Barnet).

Booking

Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Michael Nelson.

Attempt blocked. Carl Baker (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Michael Doyle (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Gary Roberts (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Curtis Weston (Barnet).

Carl Baker (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Shaun Batt (Barnet).

Penalty saved! Gary Roberts (Portsmouth) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, left footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnet. Bondz N'Gala replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Dismissal

Bira Dembélé (Barnet) is shown the red card.

Penalty Portsmouth. Conor Chaplin draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Bira Dembélé (Barnet) after a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt saved. Curtis Weston (Barnet) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Shaun Batt (Barnet) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Shaun Batt (Barnet) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth9612117419
2Portsmouth9522167917
3Luton95131810816
4Doncaster95131811716
5Crewe9441139416
6Carlisle9360129315
7Morecambe95041416-215
8Colchester94231513214
9Notts County94231514114
10Accrington94231312114
11Crawley94231112-114
12Grimsby94141614213
13Mansfield933378-112
14Leyton Orient93241212011
15Hartlepool92521317-411
16Blackpool92431210210
17Barnet8242810-210
18Stevenage93151417-310
19Yeovil93151014-410
20Exeter9306813-59
21Wycombe9225714-78
22Cheltenham91441114-37
23Newport81341014-46
24Cambridge9135714-76
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