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Morecambe 2-2 Portsmouth

Substitute Jack Redshaw rescued a point for Morecambe as they were held at home by League Two strugglers Portsmouth.

Jake Jervis gave the visitors the lead when he fired home from close range before the hosts levelled through skipper Mark Hughes's header.

Padraig Amond was then fouled by Marcos Painter in the box but Pompey stopper Trevor Carson saved Amond's spot kick.

Jervis restored the visitors' lead from close range before Redshaw's 12-yard strike squirmed under Carson.

The point means Portsmouth remain in trouble, just two points off the relegation zone, while Morecambe remain in play-off contention in ninth.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Portsmouth manager Richie Barker told BBC Radio Solent:

"I am [frustrated not to win] because I didn't see us under a great deal of threat in the second half, which was a real positive considering the conditions.

"The penalty save in the first half obviously changed the game a little bit, but certainly at 2-1 up, and the way that the goal came, it's disappointing.

"I'm obviously pleased for Jake [Jervis] because of his start and I thought his work ethic was excellent."

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 1Roche
  • 8Wright
  • 3Threlfall
  • 16Drummond
  • 5HughesSubstituted forDoyleat 45'minutes
  • 15McCready
  • 17FlemingBooked at 44mins
  • 4Kenyon
  • 27AmondSubstituted forSampsonat 74'minutes
  • 12DevittSubstituted forRedshawat 59'minutes
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 6Diagne
  • 7Redshaw
  • 9Sampson
  • 10Williams
  • 19McGee
  • 23Doyle
  • 25Arestidou

Portsmouth

  • 40Carson
  • 15Alfei
  • 14Painter
  • 17Shorey
  • 6Bradley
  • 5Devera
  • 35J WallaceSubstituted forBarchamat 67'minutes
  • 8Padovani
  • 32JervisSubstituted forAgyemangat 87'minutes
  • 20Taylor
  • 19Fogden

Substitutes

  • 1Smith
  • 3N'Gala
  • 7Barcham
  • 13Ertl
  • 23Agyemang
  • 31Racon
  • 36Whatmough
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
2,550

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home14
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away4

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morecambe 2, Portsmouth 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morecambe 2, Portsmouth 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Portsmouth. Patrick Agyemang replaces Jake Jervis.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Chris McCready (Morecambe).

  7. Post update

    Sonny Bradley (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Robbie Threlfall (Morecambe) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  9. Post update

    Attempt saved. Sonny Bradley (Portsmouth) header from the left side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Alex Kenyon (Morecambe).

  11. Post update

    Wes Fogden (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Morecambe 2, Portsmouth 2. Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Andrew Wright.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, Morecambe. Jack Sampson replaces Padraig Amond.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ryan Taylor (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Stewart Drummond (Morecambe).

  16. Post update

    Andy Barcham (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Portsmouth. Andy Barcham replaces Jed Wallace.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Andrew Fleming (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alex Kenyon (Morecambe) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  20. Post update

    Jack Redshaw (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scunthorpe271310441271449
2Chesterfield27139542251748
3Fleetwood26152944311347
4Rochdale27145843331047
5Burton2713773127446
6Oxford Utd26129536211545
7Southend26136734221245
8Newport2510873530538
9Morecambe28108103337-438
10Dag & Red2798103535035
11Wimbledon2798102930-135
12Plymouth2798102430-635
13Cheltenham2781093438-434
14Hartlepool2797112933-434
15York28711103234-232
16Exeter2695123236-432
17Mansfield28710112938-931
18Bristol Rovers2679102527-230
19Wycombe2678113236-429
20Accrington2678113138-729
21Portsmouth27611103241-929
22Bury26610103034-428
23Torquay2768132741-1426
24Northampton2657142036-1622
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