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Shot from long range by Carlos Edwards goes wide of the left-hand upright.
David Cotterill fouled by Grant Leadbitter, the ref awards a free kick. Greg Halford restarts play with the free kick.
Nwankwo Kanu replaces Hayden Mullins. (Portsmouth) makes a substitution, with Carl Dickinson coming on for David Nugent.
Grant Leadbitter has an effort at goal from 35 yards. Jamie Ashdown makes a save.
Tamas Priskin joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Martin. Unfair challenge on Connor Wickham by Hayden Mullins results in a free kick. Jimmy Bullard takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Damien Delaney on David Cotterill. Free kick taken by David Cotterill.
Ricardo Rocha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lee Martin. Jimmy Bullard has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Ritchie De Laet gets a block in.
Foul by David Nugent on Mark Kennedy, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Mark Kennedy.
Goal scored by David Cotterill from inside the box high into the middle of the goal. Ipswich 0-2 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from David Nugent.
Jonathan Hogg fouled by Andy Drury, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.
Grant Leadbitter sends in a cross, save by Jamie Ashdown.
David Norris goes off and Andy Drury comes on. Luciano Civelli joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jason Scotland.
Foul by David Norris on Aaron Mokoena, free kick awarded. Greg Halford restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by David Cotterill, Hayden Mullins has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
Foul by Mark Kennedy on Dave Kitson, free kick awarded. Greg Halford takes the free kick.
Joel Ward goes off and Aaron Mokoena comes on.
David Cotterill produces a cross.
Corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard from the right by-line, Jamie Ashdown makes a save.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jimmy Bullard, clearance by Jonathan Hogg.
The ball is crossed by Lee Martin, clearance made by Ritchie De Laet.
Centre by Dave Kitson, clearance made by Damien Delaney.
Grant Leadbitter fouled by Hayden Mullins, the ref awards a free kick. Grant Leadbitter takes the free kick.
Shot by David Nugent. Save made by Marton Fulop.
David Nugent grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Ipswich 0-1 Portsmouth.David Cotterill fouled by Jimmy Bullard, the ref awards a free kick. Assist on the goal came from David Cotterill.
Jason Scotland produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.
Jason Scotland takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.
Corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, Joel Ward manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Jimmy Bullard, clearance by Greg Halford.
Mark Kennedy takes a shot. Blocked by Jonathan Hogg.
Lee Martin sends in a cross, Ricardo Rocha manages to make a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Mark Kennedy, save made by Jamie Ashdown.
Jason Scotland fouled by Greg Halford, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jimmy Bullard from left wing, Greg Halford manages to make a clearance.
Lee Martin delivers the ball, blocked by Hermann Hreidarsson.
The ball is sent over by Carlos Edwards, Connor Wickham takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ashdown.
Lee Martin produces a cross, Headed effort from close range by Connor Wickham goes wide left of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Carlos Edwards, Close range effort by Jason Scotland goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Corner taken by David Cotterill from the right by-line, Joel Ward takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.
The ball is delivered by David Cotterill, Damien Delaney manages to make a clearance.
Dave Kitson takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.
Gareth McAuley concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Ward. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.
Centre by Lee Martin, Connor Wickham has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Carlos Edwards takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the target.
Hermann Hreidarsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Martin. Jimmy Bullard takes the direct free kick.
A cross is delivered by Carlos Edwards, save made by Jamie Ashdown.
Ritchie De Laet crosses the ball, clearance made by David Norris.
Outswinging corner taken by David Cotterill, Hermann Hreidarsson takes a shot. Damien Delaney makes a clearance.
David Cotterill sends in a cross, Damien Delaney gets a block in.
The referee shows Ricardo Rocha a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Ricardo Rocha on David Norris, free kick awarded. Jimmy Bullard produces a cross, Header by Jason Scotland from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
Corner from left by-line taken by Jimmy Bullard.
Centre by Carlos Edwards, Connor Wickham takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.
Ricardo Rocha gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Norris. Free kick taken by Jimmy Bullard.
Connor Wickham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ritchie De Laet. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Lee Martin.
The ball is delivered by Lee Martin, Effort on goal by Grant Leadbitter from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Corner taken right-footed by Jimmy Bullard, Gareth McAuley takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Scotland.
Jimmy Bullard takes a shot.
Lee Martin delivers a pass corner to short, clearance made by Ricardo Rocha.
The ball is crossed by Grant Leadbitter, blocked by Greg Halford.
The ball is sent over by Lee Martin, Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Blocked by Greg Halford.
The ball is delivered by David Nugent, save by Marton Fulop.
The ball is delivered by Grant Leadbitter, Headed effort from inside the area by Damien Delaney misses to the left of the target.
Lee Martin delivers the ball, Jason Scotland takes a shot. Blocked by Ricardo Rocha.
The ball is swung over by David Cotterill, clearance made by Mark Kennedy.
The ball is sent over by Ritchie De Laet, Dave Kitson takes a shot. Marton Fulop makes a save.
Effort from a long way out by Lee Martin goes wide right of the goal.
Lee Martin delivers the ball, Ritchie De Laet manages to make a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against David Cotterill. Damien Delaney takes the indirect free kick.
Healy to miss Pompey clash
Ipswich midfielder Colin Healy has been ruled out of the home game against Portsmouth.
The Irishman has enjoyed a resurgence under new boss Paul Jewell but could only manage 40 minutes of the midweek defeat at QPR before limping off with a stomach injury.
Former Luton winger Adam Drury replaced Healy at Loftus Road and could be handed a starting berth in a 4-4-2 formation as Jewell looks for a return to winning ways.
Captain David Norris is not expected back for another week or so as he recovers from injuries to his ankle and knee.
Goalkeeper Brian Murphy has stepped up his comeback from a broken ankle after coming out of plaster and will be back in around a month, meaning Marton Fulop will continue.
Kanu should return to the Portsmouth squad but Liam Lawrence remains a doubt.
Former Arsenal striker Kanu was absent from Tuesday night's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace after flying home to Nigeria for personal reasons but he is expected back in time for the weekend.
However, Lawrence is struggling to recover from the calf tear which kept him out in midweek.
The winger is using an oxygen chamber every day in a bid to speed up the healing process.
Boss Steve Cotterill will stick with a back four of Ritchie de Laet, Greg Halford, Ricardo Rocha and Hermann Hreidarsson after three successive clean sheets, meaning skipper Aaron Mokoena will have to make do with a place on the bench again.
Nugent strikes for Pompey
David Nugent continued his remarkable run of form against Ipswich as he led Portsmouth to a smash-and-grab 2-0 win at Portman Road.
The former Preston man claimed his seventh goal in eight games against Ipswich before laying on a second for David Cotterill as Pompey took all three npower Championship points.
Ipswich boss Paul Jewell has ignited the club's season since replacing Roy Keane but will be dumbfounded after Steve Cotterill's men took the win.
The hosts dominated the first hour but were made to pay the price for a catalogue of missed chances with teenage prospect Connor Wickham particularly wasteful.
Ipswich were boosted by the return from injury of captain David Norris - a January target for Pompey - but it was the visitors who had the first sighter of the afternoon when a cross from Ritchie De Laet was headed by Dave Kitson straight at Marton Fulop in the Town goal.
A dangerous free-kick from Grant Leadbitter was then headed wide by Damien Delaney as the home side started to take control and they should have had the lead on the quarter hour mark.
Former Sunderland winger Carlos Edwards has been converted to a full-back under Jewell and made the chance after a fine run down the right.
He picked out Wickham at the near post but the teenager saw his stinging volley brilliantly tipped over by Jamie Ashdown.
Wickham then flashed a header across the face of goal after good work from Lee Martin before the visitors ended the half with a chance when Joel Ward headed straight at Fulop.
There was still time for the hosts to miss chances before half-time as Jason Scotland toed an effort into the side-netting before Wickham made a mess of his header to miss from close range.
The 17-year-old was in the thick of it and forced Ashdown into another save after just 25 seconds of the second half, but the goalkeeper was again equal to his stooping header.
Ashdown then repelled a shot from Scotland on the turn as the hosts continued to dominate before Pompey took the lead totally against the run of play in the 55th minute.
David Cotterill sent in a free-kick from the right which found its way to Nugent 15 yards out. The former England man beat Norris with a touch inside before lashing a drive into the roof of the net to continue his fine record against the Tractor Boys.
Jewell looked understandably perplexed and introduced wingers Andy Drury and Luciano Civelli in a bid to find an equaliser.
But the attacking change backfired as Pompey broke to steal a second goal in the 77th minute.
Nugent was again instrumental with a strong run up the left flank before he cleverly found David Cotterill breaking into the area and the winger calmly chipped the ball over the onrushing Fulop to double the lead.
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