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Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Portsmouth

Scott Kashket notched his 15th goal of the season as Wycombe leapfrogged visitors Portsmouth to go sixth in the League Two table.

Kashket's deflected shot early in the second half was enough to settle the match at Adams Park despite a tense end to the game.

Jamal Lowe, making his first start for Pompey since his January move from Hampton & Richmond, was just inches away from opening his account with a smart left-footed strike just wide of the right-hand post.

But that was the best effort for Pompey, who suffered a frustrating afternoon at the hands of a well-drilled and professional Wycombe outfit.

Kashket netted the decisive goal with just three minutes played of the second half, though he needed a generous deflection to wrong-foot keeper David Forde, who could only watch helplessly as the ball trickled past him and into the bottom corner.

Despite an astonishing nine minutes of stoppage time played by referee Graham Salisbury, it was not enough for Pompey, who failed to create any notable openings for an equaliser as Wycombe ground out victory.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 27Blackman
  • 2Jombati
  • 5StewartBooked at 11mins
  • 6PierreSubstituted forDe Havillandat 60'minutes
  • 3Jacobson
  • 17O'Nien
  • 25Gape
  • 11WoodBooked at 66mins
  • 9HayesSubstituted forSaundersat 45'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 24KashketBooked at 88minsSubstituted forThompsonat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Thompson
  • 8Bean
  • 13Richardson
  • 19Weston
  • 23De Havilland
  • 26Jakubiak
  • 29Saunders

Portsmouth

  • 1Forde
  • 26Evans
  • 6Burgess
  • 5Clarke
  • 3StevensBooked at 42mins
  • 24Linganzi
  • 8Doyle
  • 18LoweSubstituted forBakerat 72'minutes
  • 11RobertsSubstituted forChaplinat 86'minutes
  • 23BennettSubstituted forNaismithat 72'minutes
  • 17Doyle

Substitutes

  • 4Rose
  • 7Baker
  • 13O'Brien
  • 16Whatmough
  • 19Chaplin
  • 20Hunt
  • 22Naismith
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
6,028

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home8
Away16
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home16
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Portsmouth 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Portsmouth 0.

Attempt saved. Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Luke O'Nien.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Sido Jombati.

Attempt missed. Carl Baker (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Anthony Stewart.

Attempt blocked. Enda Stevens (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Attempt missed. Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Sido Jombati.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Garry Thompson replaces Scott Kashket.

Booking

Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers).

Kal Naismith (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Conor Chaplin replaces Gary Roberts.

Attempt missed. Eoin Doyle (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Jamal Blackman.

Attempt blocked. Eoin Doyle (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

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

Attempt missed. Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

Matthew Clarke (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Matthew Clarke.

Attempt missed. Carl Baker (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

Amine Linganzi (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Kal Naismith replaces Kyle Bennett.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Carl Baker replaces Jamal Lowe.

Attempt missed. Amine Linganzi (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Wood (Wycombe Wanderers).

Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke O'Nien (Wycombe Wanderers).

Amine Linganzi (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Will De Havilland replaces Aaron Pierre because of an injury.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Enda Stevens (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster29195559352462
2Plymouth28183745301557
3Carlisle291313351391252
4Exeter291531148291948
5Luton291210742281446
6Wycombe2813783732546
7Portsmouth28136940281245
8Mansfield29111083330343
9Colchester2811894235741
10Barnet29101183840-241
11Grimsby29117113634240
12Cambridge28116113632439
13Stevenage29123144447-339
14Blackpool27910839281137
15Yeovil2999113136-536
16Crawley27105123342-935
17Morecambe2695123344-1132
18Hartlepool29710123748-1131
19Accrington2778122635-929
20Cheltenham29611123242-1029
21Crewe29611122643-1729
22Notts County2975173053-2326
23Leyton Orient2874172943-1425
24Newport2858153347-1423
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