Match ends, Bristol Rovers 2, Portsmouth 2.
Goalkeeper Craig MacGillivray's injury-time own goal robbed Portsmouth of victory in a League One draw with Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.
Liam Sercombe's left-wing corner deflected off the knee of defender Ross McCorbie and the underside of the crossbar before MacGillivray appeared to get the final touch as ball crossed the line to gift Rovers an unlikely point.
The visitors took a ninth minute lead when Luke Leahy was judged to have impeded John Marquis as he looked to make contact with a left-wing cross and Gareth Evans produced a sweetly-stuck penalty to beat the dive of Anssi Jaakkola.
Portsmouth doubled their advantage in the 70th minute, Marquis producing a quality cross from the right for Ronan Curtis to head powerfully into the roof of the net from close range.
Alex Rodman gave Rovers hope with a low left-footed drive from 10 yards in the 78th minute after the Pompey defence had failed to clear a ball into their box.
But it looked no more than a consolation until the own goal provided an unexpected twist in the tale.
Match report supplied by PA Media.
- 5CraigSubstituted forLittleat 80'minutes
- 8O ClarkeSubstituted forSercombeat 71'minutes
- 6UpsonBooked at 29minsSubstituted forBennettat 89'minutes
- 4OgogoBooked at 83mins
- 1van Stappershoef
- 15McCrorieBooked at 39mins
- 6BurgessBooked at 80mins
- 20RaggettBooked at 1mins
- 11CurtisBooked at 69mins
- 10MarquisSubstituted forHarrisonat 90+1'minutes
- Darren Handley
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Bristol Rovers 2, Portsmouth 2.
Own Goal by Craig MacGillivray, Portsmouth. Bristol Rovers 2, Portsmouth 2.
Corner, Bristol Rovers. Conceded by Christian Burgess.
Kyle Bennett (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Tom Naylor (Portsmouth).
Substitution, Portsmouth. Ellis Harrison replaces John Marquis.
Hand ball by John Marquis (Portsmouth).
Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Kyle Bennett replaces Ed Upson.
Attempt missed. Tyler Smith (Bristol Rovers) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tom Davies with a cross.
Foul by Ed Upson (Bristol Rovers).
Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Abu Ogogo (Bristol Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Attempt blocked. John Marquis (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Alex Rodman (Bristol Rovers) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Ed Upson with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card.
Tyler Smith (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Christian Burgess (Portsmouth).
Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Mark Little replaces Tony Craig.
Alex Rodman (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.