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Portsmouth 6-0 York City

Portsmouth FC
Ben Davies (centre) scored his first goal of the season in Portsmouth's win over York

Six second-half goals saw Portsmouth ease past York City, who suffered their seventh successive defeat.

Jonathan Greening received a first-half red card for catching Michael Doyle in the face with his elbow.

Ben Davies and Marc McNulty scored early in the second half for Pompey.

Kyle Bennett set up McNulty to drive home his second and McNulty lobbed Scott Flinders to complete his hat-trick, before substitutes Ben Tollitt and Conor Chaplin finished the rout.

Portsmouth are fourth, four points behind third-placed Northampton.

The defeat extended York's wait for a win in League Two to 13 games, having last won against Newport on 5 September.

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York:

"The first half I thought we were fine.

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McNamara on Portsmouth v York

"Obviously the sending off kills us a bit but at half time you get in there and obviously want to galvanise and make sure we don't give anything away easily or quickly.

"We lost a couple of early goals and we folded after that. I thought we crumbled.

"I thought we were individuals who felt sorry for ourselves and it turned out an embarrassing scoreline."

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 24Murphy
  • 2DaviesSubstituted forBocoat 73'minutes
  • 4Webster
  • 6Burgess
  • 3Stevens
  • 26Evans
  • 8Doyle
  • 29Hollands
  • 23BennettBooked at 45minsSubstituted forTollittat 76'minutes
  • 10McNultySubstituted forChaplinat 73'minutes
  • 13Lavery

Substitutes

  • 5Boco
  • 7McGurk
  • 15Barton
  • 18Tollitt
  • 19Chaplin
  • 20Clarke
  • 35Bass

York

  • 1Flinders
  • 6Nolan
  • 31Boyle
  • 14SwanBooked at 25mins
  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 29SinclairSubstituted forGodfreyat 57'minutes
  • 30GreeningBooked at 45mins
  • 12Morris
  • 4Berrett
  • 13Straker
  • 9OliverSubstituted forHydeat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 17Hare
  • 19Hyde
  • 23Turner
  • 24Ingham
  • 26Godfrey
  • 27Tutonda
Referee:
Iain Williamson
Attendance:
13,616

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamYork
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home23
Away2
Shots on Target
Home12
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 6, York City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 6, York City 0.

Attempt missed. Romuald Boco (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James Berrett (York City).

Attempt saved. Michael Doyle (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth).

Femi Ilesanmi (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 6, York City 0. Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Enda Stevens.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Eddie Nolan.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 5, York City 0. Ben Tollitt (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Enda Stevens.

Attempt missed. Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

James Berrett (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Danny Hollands (Portsmouth).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Ben Tollitt replaces Kyle Bennett.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Jake Hyde replaces Vadaine Oliver.

Attempt missed. Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high from a direct free kick.

Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by George Swan (York City).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Romuald Boco replaces Ben Davies.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Conor Chaplin replaces Marc McNulty.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 4, York City 0. Marc McNulty (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michael Doyle.

Foul by Caolan Lavery (Portsmouth).

Femi Ilesanmi (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kyle Bennett (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by George Swan.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Femi Ilesanmi.

Attempt saved. Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Portsmouth).

Bryn Morris (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Davies (Portsmouth).

Femi Ilesanmi (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 3, York City 0. Marc McNulty (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kyle Bennett.

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

Foul by James Berrett (York City).

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Ben Godfrey replaces Emile Sinclair.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Corner, York City. Conceded by Brian Murphy.

Attempt saved. Vadaine Oliver (York City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth19123429151439
2Oxford Utd19107230161437
3Northampton1911443123837
4Portsmouth1989231161533
5Accrington189542921832
6Leyton Orient198653126530
7Carlisle198653535030
8Mansfield198562517829
9Wycombe178542214829
10Exeter198562726129
11Wimbledon197662525027
12Luton197573225726
13Bristol Rovers188282322126
14Notts County187472627-125
15Crawley197482429-525
16Morecambe187383333024
17Cambridge196582730-323
18Barnet1963102532-721
19Hartlepool1862101928-920
20Stevenage194782333-1019
21Newport193791829-1116
22Dag & Red1826101832-1412
23York1926112137-1612
24Yeovil1925121932-1311
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