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Portsmouth 1-2 Southend United

Ryan Leonard
Midfielder Ryan Leonard scored his third goal of the season for Southend

Southend came from behind to win at Fratton Park and extend Portsmouth's winless league run to eight games.

Pompey started brightly and took the lead when Andy Webster rose highest to head in Craig Westcarr's free-kick.

The lead did not last long and David Worrall headed across goal for Ryan Leonard to cushion in the equaliser.

Joe Pigott picked up Barry Corr's knock-down to fire a deflected winner before both Corr and Pompey's Paul McCallum saw red in the closing stages.

Corr picked up a second yellow card for kicking the ball away before McCallum received a straight red for violent conduct in the dying seconds.

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Awford on Portsmouth v Southend

Portsmouth manager Andy Awford told BBC Radio Solent:

"Another frustrating afternoon; there's not a lot in the game so it's fine lines. We haven't won in an awful long time now. It's a tough time for everyone at the football club and we have to start turning half decent performances.

"It's probably not as good as last week, it's very fine lines and we have to start turning those performances into results and unfortunately today we couldn't do that.

"I understand the pressures of the job and that goes with being a first-team manager.

"I take full responsibility for the team out there, I pick the players and I take full responsibility for that. There's no ducking out, I will always come out, talk to you guys and say how it is."

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 1Jones
  • 2Webster
  • 5Devera
  • 16Robinson
  • 17Shorey
  • 8Wallace
  • 21Dunne
  • 25AtanganaSubstituted forHollandsat 61'minutes
  • 7BarchamSubstituted forTaylorat 74'minutes
  • 14Tubbs
  • 20WestcarrSubstituted forMcCallumat 61'minutesBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

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

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 5Thompson
  • 23Binnom-Williams
  • 3Coker
  • 7Worrall
  • 8TimlinBooked at 43mins
  • 18Leonard
  • 12AtkinsonSubstituted forPayneat 86'minutes
  • 24CassidySubstituted forCorrat 69'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 32PigottSubstituted forWestonat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Prosser
  • 10Corr
  • 11Weston
  • 14Hurst
  • 17Coulthirst
  • 19Payne
  • 21Smith
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
15,573

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away6
Corners
Home5
Away8
Fouls
Home5
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 1, Southend United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 1, Southend United 2.

Myles Weston (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by James Dunne (Portsmouth).

Booking

John White (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.

Dismissal

Paul McCallum (Portsmouth) is shown the red card for fighting.

Foul by John White (Southend United).

Paul McCallum (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Myles Weston (Southend United).

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

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Barry Corr (Southend United).

Foul by Barry Corr (Southend United).

Danny Hollands (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Myles Weston (Southend United).

James Dunne (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Barry Corr (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Joe Devera.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Jack Payne replaces Will Atkinson.

Foul by Barry Corr (Southend United).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Myles Weston replaces Joe Pigott.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

Attempt saved. Jed Wallace (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

Attempt saved. Danny Hollands (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

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

Foul by David Worrall (Southend United).

Attempt saved. Paul Robinson (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Ryan Leonard.

Booking

Barry Corr (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Barry Corr (Southend United).

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Joe Devera.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Ryan Taylor replaces Andy Barcham.

Attempt missed. Ryan Leonard (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 1, Southend United 2. Joe Pigott (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by David Worrall.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Paul Robinson.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Barry Corr replaces Jake Cassidy.

Attempt missed. Jerome Williams (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by James Dunne.

Attempt blocked. Nicky Shorey (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe271410340211952
2Shrewsbury27156639182151
3Burton27156637261151
4Luton26138530181247
5Southend2713862923647
6Newport2713773632446
7Bury2612593832641
8Stevenage27125103935441
9Exeter2811893839-141
10Plymouth27117930191140
11Morecambe27107102725237
12Wimbledon26106103737036
13Cambridge251051039291035
14Northampton27104134038234
15Accrington25103123542-733
16Oxford Utd2779113036-630
17Cheltenham2779112437-1330
18Portsmouth2678112833-529
19York2751392732-528
20Mansfield2677122133-1228
21Tranmere2669112731-427
22Carlisle2783163349-1627
23Dag & Red2675142637-1126
24Hartlepool2746171947-2818
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