skip to content
Free kick taken by Trevor Carson.
The match has reached full-time.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Harrold on Ricky Holmes.
Lee Brown restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Matt Harrold by Jed Wallace results in a free kick.
Corner taken by Lee Brown from the right by-line.
Trevor Carson takes the free kick.
Marcos Painter takes the free kick.
Matt Harrold challenges Marcos Painter unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Centre by Ricky Holmes.
Ricky Holmes crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Ollie Clarke gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Agyemang.
Eliot Richards takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
David Clarkson grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Bristol Rovers 2-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Oliver Norburn.
Corner taken by Lee Brown from the left by-line.
Bondz N'Gala booked.
Bondz N'Gala gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Harrold.
Yassin Moutaouakil is brought on as a substitute for Shaun Cooper.
Matt Harrold fouled by Sonny Bradley, the ref awards a free kick.
Foul by Eliot Richards on Shaun Cooper, free kick awarded.
A cross is delivered by Michael Smith.
The ball is delivered by Ricky Holmes.
David Connolly joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ryan Bird.
Ricky Holmes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andy Barcham.
Headed chance falls to John-Joe O'Toole. Trevor Carson catches the ball.
Unfair challenge on Matt Harrold by Sonny Bradley results in a free kick.
David Clarkson takes a shot and went wide of the right hand upright.
Shot by Eliot Richards. Trevor Carson parries the ball away.
Centre by Jed Wallace.
Corner taken by Lee Brown.
David Clarkson restarts play with the free kick.
Bondz N'Gala challenges Matt Harrold unfairly and gives away a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Jed Wallace.
Trevor Carson restarts play with the free kick.
Bondz N'Gala fouled by David Clarkson, the ref awards a free kick.
The game restarts for the second half.
It is the end of the first-half.
The ball is sent over by David Clarkson.
Ollie Clarke scores a right footed goal. Bristol Rovers 1-0 Portsmouth.
Ryan Bird is flagged offside by the assistant referee.
Unfair challenge on Matt Harrold by Shaun Cooper results in a free kick.
Ryan Bird handles the ball and concedes a free kick.
Eliot Richards restarts play with the free kick.
Simon Ferry concedes a free kick for a foul on David Clarkson.
Marcos Painter crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Patrick Agyemang by Mark McChrystal.
The ball is delivered by Michael Smith.
Eliot Richards takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Ryan Bird has an effort at goal. Steve Mildenhall fumbles the ball.
Corner taken by Marcos Painter.
Shaun Cooper restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Bird by Oliver Norburn results in a free kick.
Jed Wallace crosses the ball.
Free kick taken by Michael Smith.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Clarkson by Marcos Painter.
Steve Mildenhall takes the free kick.
The referee penalises Ryan Bird for handball.
A cross is delivered by Oliver Norburn.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Lee Brown.
Lee Brown crosses the ball.
John-Joe O'Toole concedes a free kick for a foul on Patrick Agyemang.
Free kick crossed by Lee Brown.
Unfair challenge on Matt Harrold by Johnny Ertl results in a free kick.
The ball is swung over by Jed Wallace.
Lee Brown crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Jed Wallace challenges Eliot Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Corner taken by Marcos Painter from the right by-line.
Centre by Patrick Agyemang.
Corner taken by Jed Wallace from the left by-line.
Ryan Bird sends in a cross.
The game gets underway.
Lockyer misses out
Bristol Rovers will be without Tom Lockyer when they host Portsmouth.
The young defender was booked for the fifth time this season in the midweek FA Cup replay with Crawley, a match that was abandoned with just over 15 minutes remaining, meaning he will sit out the clash with Pompey.
Manager John Ward recalled Ellis Harrison to the starting line-up for the first time since mid-October and the Welsh winger will hope he has done enough to keep his place while on-loan Preston striker Chris Beardsley was also handed a start.
Ward will have to decide whether to stick with Beardsley or recall former Wycombe forward Matt Harrold who was introduced as a second-half substitute.
Portsmouth could welcome back Danny East for the game.
The defender is back in training three weeks after he was taken to hospital with a neck injury having landed awkwardly following an aerial challenge against Wycombe.
New boss Richie Barker, who hopes to extend Dan Potts' loan spell from West Ham in time for the trip, will be weighing up changes after watching Pompey slump 2-0 at home to Newport in his first game in charge last weekend.
Striker Tom Craddock is the only definite absentee with a knee injury.
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk