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Portsmouth 2-3 Accrington Stanley

Piero Mingoia
Mingoia's third goal of the season earned Stanley all three points at Fratton Park

Piero Mingoia scored the winner at Portsmouth as Accrington Stanley made it three victories from five games.

Rob Atkinson lashed home Luke Joyce's long ball before John O'Sullivan added a second from the edge of the area.

Marcus Bean responded with a curling shot and Ryan Taylor hit the post for Portsmouth before Craig Westcarr levelled with a lobbed shot.

While Joyce had a penalty saved after Matt Fish fouled O'Sullivan in the box, Mingoia won it with a low drive.

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Awford on Portsmouth v Accrington

Portsmouth manager Andy Awford told BBC Radio Solent:

"We were left a mountain to climb after 25 minutes being two down.

"We climbed half of it at half time and the lads showed some character in the first half, but to concede a first goal like we did is again very frustrating and disappointing, so again the defensive unit has let us down today.

"The players have been prepared properly as can be and we move onto Cheltenham now."

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 1Jones
  • 18BeanBooked at 70mins
  • 6Chorley
  • 16Robinson
  • 34Butler
  • 14StoreySubstituted forHolmesat 59'minutes
  • 27FishBooked at 37mins
  • 29HollandsSubstituted forChaplinat 85'minutes
  • 28HolmesSubstituted forAtanganaat 85'minutes
  • 9Taylor
  • 20Westcarr

Substitutes

  • 5Devera
  • 11Holmes
  • 13Ertl
  • 17Shorey
  • 22Poke
  • 25Atangana
  • 36Chaplin

Accrington

  • 26Rose
  • 6WinnardBooked at 44mins
  • 25AtkinsonSubstituted forHuntat 42'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 5Aldred
  • 3Liddle
  • 4JoyceBooked at 45mins
  • 23BarrySubstituted forCarverat 83'minutes
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forMcCartanat 45'minutes
  • 19Maguire
  • 15Mingoia
  • 33Crooks

Substitutes

  • 7McCartan
  • 8Windass
  • 9Gray
  • 11Naismith
  • 12Simpson
  • 14Carver
  • 16Hunt
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
14,300

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home8
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 2, Accrington Stanley 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 2, Accrington Stanley 3.

Matt Fish (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marcus Carver (Accrington Stanley).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Nigel Atangana replaces Lee Holmes.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Conor Chaplin replaces Danny Hollands.

Attempt saved. Craig Westcarr (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Marcus Carver replaces Anthony Barry.

Lee Holmes (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley).

Foul by Ryan Taylor (Portsmouth).

Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 2, Accrington Stanley 3. Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Shay McCartan.

Attempt missed. Paul Robinson (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Dean Winnard.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Shay McCartan.

Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Paul Robinson.

Booking

Marcus Bean (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Marcus Bean (Portsmouth).

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Ricky Holmes replaces Miles Storey.

Attempt missed. Marcus Bean (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Jack Rose.

Attempt saved. Marcus Bean (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Second Half

Second Half begins Portsmouth 2, Accrington Stanley 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces John O'Sullivan because of an injury.

Half Time

First Half ends, Portsmouth 2, Accrington Stanley 2.

Attempt saved. Sean Maguire (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Hand ball by Matt Fish (Portsmouth).

Booking

Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Lee Holmes (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley).

Attempt saved. Paul Robinson (Portsmouth) header from very close range is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.

Ryan Taylor (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).

goal

As It Stood

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2Burton2112363023739
3Shrewsbury20114530151537
4Luton2011452315837
5Plymouth20104625131234
6Newport209743021934
7Exeter219753026434
8Southend2010462219334
9Bury209382825330
10Morecambe209382321230
11Accrington209293134-329
12Cambridge208483124728
13Wimbledon207672729-227
14Portsmouth207582425-126
15Stevenage207492729-225
16Northampton2073102930-124
17Oxford Utd206682225-324
18Cheltenham206681929-1024
19Mansfield206591625-923
20Dag & Red2063112531-621
21York2031072026-619
22Tranmere2046102026-618
23Carlisle2053122539-1418
24Hartlepool2033141438-2412
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