Date: 26th November 2019 at 10:17pm
Written by:
Portsmouth
3 – 2
Rotherham United

Fratton Park

League One

26/11/2019 7:45 pm

Attendance: 16355

Referee: A Coggins

Portsmouth Rotherham United
Curtis (1), Marquis (37), Close (66) Ladapo (15, 62 (pen))
MacGillivray Iversen
Haunstrup Olosunde (Ogbene 45)
Brown Jones
Burgess Ihiekwe
Hawkins Robertson
Close Barlaser (Lindsay 73)
Williams (Harness 78) Morris
 
Walkes Wiles
Marquis Clarke
Curtis Vassell (Crooks 73)
Harrison
 
Ladapo

Substitutes

Bass Price
Bolton Thompson
Downing Crooks
Cannon Hastie
Evans Lindsay
Harness Ogbene
 
Pitman Smith

Game Statistics

16 Goal attempts 14
8 On Target 5
2 Corners 6
18 Fouls 15
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
55 % 45

Despite making a ‘good fist of it’ Rotherham United lost away at Portsmouth this evening after twice coming from behind to equalise.

Possession was fifty-five per cent to the hosts and forty-five per cent to the Millers (I’d have thought it was more like fifty-fifty). Pompey also got the better of the stats in duels – with them winning more in the air (which, I presume, was mostly down to Harrison).

The Millers had six corners to Portsmouth’s two and we had fourteen shots at goal of which five were on target to Pompey’s eight on target from sixteen shots. The majority of our shots were from outside the box.

Our passing accuracy in our opponents half was forty-one per cent according to the stats with our crossing accuracy coming out at twenty-nine per cent.

For the last ten minutes Rotherham were down to ten men due to an injury to Billy Jones and having no subs left to put on, but the Millers still tried to get something from the game forging forward when they could.

 

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