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Portsmouth 1-1 Burton Albion

Burton missed their chance to go top of League Two with a draw at Portsmouth.

Matt Tubbs had a good chance to open his goal-scoring account for Pompey early on, but he failed to round Brewers goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin.

McLaughlin then tipped Andy Barcham's volley onto the post, only for Jed Wallace to guide the rebound home.

Brewers midfielder Darragh Lenihan levelled when he was allowed to run at goal and fire past keeper Paul Jones eight minutes from time.

Portsmouth boss Andy Awford told BBC Radio Solent:

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Awford on Portsmouth v Burton

"I'm frustrated we couldn't keep all three points. When you get that close, you're obviously a bit disappointed.

"The performance was excellent again; we've played three teams in the top three or four recently and gone toe to toe with every single one of them, which shows what we are capable of.

"We were well worthy of the lead and at 1-0 you're always on a dicey one."

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 1Jones
  • 2Webster
  • 16Robinson
  • 5Devera
  • 17Shorey
  • 8Wallace
  • 21DunneBooked at 43minsSubstituted forErtlat 73'minutes
  • 7BarchamSubstituted forHollandsat 90+2'minutes
  • 25Atangana
  • 20WestcarrSubstituted forMcCallumat 79'minutes
  • 14Tubbs

Substitutes

  • 6Chorley
  • 9Taylor
  • 13Ertl
  • 15McCallum
  • 22Poke
  • 29Hollands
  • 34Butler

Burton

  • 1McLaughlin
  • 2Edwards
  • 4Mousinho
  • 5Taft
  • 14McCrory
  • 31MaynardSubstituted forMcGurkat 82'minutes
  • 22Lenihan
  • 8WeirBooked at 70mins
  • 23PalmerSubstituted forAkinsat 56'minutes
  • 12Blyth
  • 9BeavonSubstituted forHarnessat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Akins
  • 18Knowles
  • 20McGurk
  • 24Slade
  • 27Harness
  • 33Shearer
  • 34Maletic
Referee:
Scott Mathieson
Attendance:
14,323

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home10
Away8
Shots on Target
Home7
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home9
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 1, Burton Albion 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 1, Burton Albion 1.

Hand ball by Joe Devera (Portsmouth).

Adam Webster (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Marcus Harness (Burton Albion).

Foul by Danny Hollands (Portsmouth).

Darragh Lenihan (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Danny Hollands replaces Andy Barcham.

Attempt blocked. Nigel Atangana (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Matt Tubbs (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Paul McCallum (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Foul by Paul McCallum (Portsmouth).

John Mousinho (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Paul McCallum (Portsmouth).

John Mousinho (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 1, Burton Albion 1. Darragh Lenihan (Burton Albion) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Adam McGurk replaces Kelvin Maynard.

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

Foul by Paul McCallum (Portsmouth).

Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Paul McCallum replaces Craig Westcarr.

Adam Webster (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lucas Akins (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Johannes Ertl replaces James Dunne.

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

Booking

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card.

Matt Tubbs (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robbie Weir (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Marcus Harness replaces Stuart Beavon.

Foul by Andy Barcham (Portsmouth).

Robbie Weir (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Lucas Akins replaces Matthew Palmer.

James Dunne (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kelvin Maynard (Burton Albion).

Attempt saved. James Dunne (Portsmouth) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by George Taft.

Second Half

Second Half begins Portsmouth 1, Burton Albion 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Portsmouth 1, Burton Albion 0.

Attempt saved. Stuart Beavon (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe26149340211951
2Burton26155636251150
3Shrewsbury26146636162048
4Luton25137529171246
5Newport2613763629746
6Southend2612862722544
7Stevenage2612593732541
8Exeter2711793637-140
9Plymouth26116929181139
10Bury2511593631538
11Morecambe26106102624236
12Cambridge251051039291035
13Wimbledon2596103536-133
14Accrington24103113440-633
15Northampton2694133738-131
16Portsmouth2578102731-429
17Oxford Utd2678112834-629
18Cheltenham2678112336-1329
19York2651292631-527
20Mansfield2576122133-1227
21Carlisle2683153247-1527
22Tranmere2568112630-426
23Dag & Red2675142637-1126
24Hartlepool2645171846-2817
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