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Portsmouth 1-2 Notts County

Ten-man Notts County picked up their first win in four matches after an impressive 2-1 win over promotion-chasing Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

After a strong start from the home side, it was County that found themselves ahead after 21 minutes.

A good ball from Richard Duffy allowed Adam Campbell to go one-on-one with goalkeeper David Forde, who watched as the striker coolly lofted the ball into the far corner of the net.

Six minutes later, though, and Portsmouth were level when Conor Chaplin latched onto a neat cut-back from Gary Roberts and confidently guided the ball home.

Kyle Bennett then had the chance to give Portsmouth the lead five minutes into the second half but his header from a Carl Baker cross was nodded agonisingly wide.

Campbell then restored Notts County's advantage after 71 minutes when he capitalised on some sloppy defending and neatly slotted past the helpless Forde.

The away side were reduced to 10 men with fifteen minutes remaining after Aaron Collins was shown a straight red for a late challenge on Forde, but despite a strong Portsmouth onslaught the scores remained the same.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Portsmouth

  • 1FordeBooked at 85mins
  • 26Evans
  • 6Burgess
  • 2Davies
  • 3StevensSubstituted forNaismithat 59'minutes
  • 8DoyleBooked at 74mins
  • 23BennettSubstituted forLalkovicat 74'minutes
  • 7Baker
  • 11Roberts
  • 24Linganzi
  • 19ChaplinSubstituted forMainat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Rose
  • 5Clarke
  • 9Smith
  • 10Lalkovic
  • 13O'Brien
  • 14Main
  • 22Naismith

Notts County

  • 1Collin
  • 14LaingBooked at 48mins
  • 5Duffy
  • 6Hollis
  • 2Tootle
  • 24CampbellSubstituted forSmithat 90'minutes
  • 19Richards
  • 12Milsom
  • 3Dickinson
  • 11ForteSubstituted forRodmanat 89'minutes
  • 39CollinsBooked at 77mins

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 8O'Connor
  • 13Loach
  • 18Hewitt
  • 23Rodman
  • 26Burke
  • 37Edwards
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
17,269

Match Stats

Home TeamPortsmouthAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Portsmouth 1, Notts County 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 1, Notts County 2.

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

Attempt missed. Carl Baker (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Adam Collin.

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

Foul by Tom Davies (Portsmouth).

Alan Smith (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Adam Campbell.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alex Rodman replaces Jonathan Forte.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Louis Laing.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Matt Tootle.

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

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Gareth Evans.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Tom Davies.

Foul by Kal Naismith (Portsmouth).

Adam Campbell (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Curtis Main (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

David Forde (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dismissal

Aaron Collins (Notts County) is shown the red card.

Foul by Aaron Collins (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Milan Lalkovic replaces Kyle Bennett.

Booking

Michael Doyle (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Hand ball by Michael Doyle (Portsmouth).

Goal!

Goal! Portsmouth 1, Notts County 2. Adam Campbell (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jonathan Forte.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Curtis Main replaces Conor Chaplin.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Portsmouth).

Haydn Hollis (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Haydn Hollis.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Gareth Evans.

Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Robert Milsom (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Kal Naismith replaces Enda Stevens.

Foul by Michael Doyle (Portsmouth).

Louis Laing (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Kyle Bennett (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Matt Tootle (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Enda Stevens (Portsmouth).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) because of an injury.

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth14102224121232
2Carlisle1477024141028
3Doncaster148242820826
4Luton146532415923
5Portsmouth146352216621
6Notts County146352221121
7Accrington145541817120
8Grimsby146261818020
9Crawley145541516-120
10Morecambe146262026-620
11Mansfield144731413119
12Crewe144731718-119
13Yeovil146171419-519
14Blackpool144552117417
15Colchester144551819-117
16Cheltenham143741617-116
17Hartlepool143742125-416
18Cambridge144461318-516
19Leyton Orient144371618-215
20Barnet133641519-415
21Wycombe144371419-515
22Stevenage134271821-314
23Exeter144191319-613
24Newport121471119-87
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