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Joel Ward takes a shot. Save by Bradley Guzan.
The official flags David Nugent offside. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Ibrahima Sonko takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a comfortable save.
John Utaka goes off and Ibrahima Sonko comes on.
Dave Kitson takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
Hayden Mullins concedes a free kick for a foul on James Harper. Andy Dawson takes the indirect free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jimmy Bullard by Liam Lawrence results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kamil Zayatte.
Liam Lawrence concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Dawson. Jimmy Bullard takes the free kick.
The ball is delivered by Jimmy Bullard, save made by Jamie Ashdown.
Greg Halford finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Portsmouth 2-3 Hull.Joel Ward on for Nwankwo Kanu. Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line, Liam Lawrence provided the assist for the goal.
Liam Lawrence takes the inswinging corner, clearance by James Harper.
Goal scored by Nick Barmby from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Portsmouth 1-3 Hull.Assist by Jimmy Bullard.
Unfair challenge on Ian Ashbee by Nwankwo Kanu results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jimmy Bullard.
Liam Lawrence takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
Dave Kitson is penalised for a handball. Bradley Guzan restarts play with the free kick.
A goal is scored by Matt Fryatt from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Portsmouth 1-2 Hull.Cameron Stewart goes off and Nick Barmby comes on. The assist for the goal came from Nolberto Solano.
John Utaka is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Bradley Guzan takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against John Utaka. Bradley Guzan takes the indirect free kick.
John Utaka produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
A cross is delivered by John Utaka, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.
The ball is delivered by Carl Dickinson.
Corner taken by Liam Lawrence played to the near post, clearance made by Nolberto Solano.
Jay Simpson goes off and Matt Fryatt comes on.
Shot by John Utaka from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
The referee shows Anthony Gerrard a yellow card. Liam Lawrence scores a penalty. Portsmouth 1-1 Hull.Anthony Gerrard challenges Liam Lawrence unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line to the near post, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance.
Liam Lawrence delivers the ball, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dave Kitson by Andy Dawson. Free kick taken by Liam Lawrence.
Corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line to the near post, Ian Ashbee makes a clearance.
Shot by Jimmy Bullard from just outside the area goes over the net.
Carl Dickinson delivers the ball.
John Utaka challenges Nolberto Solano unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andy Dawson, Nwankwo Kanu manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Liam Lawrence, clearance made by Anthony Gerrard.
Jimmy Bullard takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Nwankwo Kanu manages to make a clearance.
Hermann Hreidarsson has a header from inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.
Headed effort on goal by John Utaka from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
Jimmy Bullard challenges Liam Lawrence unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Lawrence takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the box by David Nugent goes over the bar.
Corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line to the near post, Kamil Zayatte makes a clearance.
Nolberto Solano goes into the book. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Utaka by Nolberto Solano. Liam Lawrence delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left wing.
The referee blows for offside against Nwankwo Kanu. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
David Nugent produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the crossbar.
Unfair challenge on Nwankwo Kanu by Ian Ashbee results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Liam Lawrence, Ian Ashbee manages to make a clearance.
Hayden Mullins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Bullard. The ball is delivered by Jimmy Bullard, Headed effort from inside the area by Jay Simpson misses to the left of the target.
John Utaka gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nolberto Solano. Indirect free kick taken by Nolberto Solano.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Dave Kitson. Bradley Guzan takes the indirect free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Jay Simpson. Indirect free kick taken by Carl Dickinson.
The ball is crossed by Greg Halford, save by Bradley Guzan.
Hermann Hreidarsson is brought on as a substitute for Ricardo Rocha.
The referee blows for offside against Dave Kitson. Jimmy Bullard takes the direct free kick.
David Nugent takes a shot. Save made by Bradley Guzan.
Jimmy Bullard scores a penalty. Portsmouth 0-1 Hull.Greg Halford gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Cameron Stewart.
Foul by Nwankwo Kanu on Anthony Gerrard, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.
Shot from just outside the box by Carl Dickinson misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Mokoena on Cameron Stewart. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Jimmy Bullard,
Close range headed effort by Nwankwo Kanu goes wide of the left-hand post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kamil Zayatte on Dave Kitson. Liam Lawrence restarts play with the free kick.
John Utaka fouled by Kamil Zayatte, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Lawrence fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick,
Short corner taken by Liam Lawrence, Close range header by David Nugent goes over the crossbar.
Greg Halford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cameron Stewart. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jimmy Bullard from left wing, save made by Jamie Ashdown.
Shot by David Nugent from just outside the area goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kamil Zayatte on Nwankwo Kanu. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.
The match begins.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
The referee starts the second half.
The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.
Halford out for Pompey
Portsmouth will be without Greg Halford for the clash with Hull.
The on-loan Wolves defender is suspended following his red card during Saturday's 3-0 defeat by Watford.
But striker Dave Kitson returns from a one-match ban and winger Liam Lawrence is available after completing his permanent switch from Stoke.
Midfield duo Michael Brown and Richard Hughes will not be considered until their contract issues are resolved - both players will be entitled to automatic extensions to their current deals if they make one more appearance.
With Pompey's resources stretched, defender Hermann Hreidarsson could be pressed into action for only his second start of the season following a career-threatening Achilles injury.
Forward Danny Webber is still out with a cruciate injury.
Hull will be without defender Liam Rosenior after he was shown a straight red card in the home defeat to Leicester on New Year's Day for a challenge which left visiting defender Greg Cunningham with a broken leg and starts a three-game ban.
Kevin Kilbane has joined Huddersfield on loan, so Paul McShane or Nolberto Solano will be in contention to start in place of Rosenior.
Latest recruit Aaron McLean, signed from Peterborough in time to step off the bench in place of Jamie Devitt in the 36th minute against Leicester, is hoping to make his first start.
Winger Richard Garcia will be sidelined for a month due to surgery to resolve a knee problem and on-loan Vito Mannone has returned to Arsenal for treatment on a thigh injury, so Brad Guzan is expected to retain his place in goal.
Central defender Anthony Gerrard shook off an Achilles injury in time to face Leicester, while midfielder Jimmy Bullard is in contention to start after playing the whole of the second half on Saturday as he works his way back to full fitness following a long-term knee injury.
Fryatt makes instant impact for Tigers
Matty Fryatt struck on his debut for Hull as the Tigers rode their luck to pull off the perfect smash-and-grab raid with a 3-2 win at crisis club Portsmouth in the npower Championship.
Fryatt, a #1.2million signing from Leicester, stepped off the substitutes' bench on the hour mark and rifled home a trademark finish from 12 yards nine minutes later to give the visitors a 2-1 lead.
Hull, now unbeaten in eight away league matches, had opened the scoring through Jimmy Bullard's 21st-minute penalty after Cameron Stewart had been brought down.
Pompey deservedly drew level early in the second half through Liam Lawrence, who picked himself up to convert from the spot after being tripped by Hull defender Anthony Gerrard.
Hull, forced to defend doggedly for long periods, broke away again in the 69th minute and Fryatt put them back in front before they grabbed a two-goal cushion through Nick Barmby in the 72nd minute.
Greg Halford headed home with 14 minutes left, but Steve Cotterill's side could not force what would have been a deserved equaliser.
Debt-ridden Pompey, without midfield duo Michael Brown and Richard Hughes, who both remain one appearance shy of automatic contract extensions, made the brighter start.
Striker David Nugent had miscued an early shot and headed over the crossbar before midfielder Lawrence's 20-yard free-kick rebounded back off the crossbar in the ninth minute.
Kanu directed a close-range header wide and Carl Dickinson flashed a shot from outside the area the wrong side of Hull goalkeeper Bradley Guzan's left-hand post.
But Hull earned themselves a penalty on a rare foray forward when Portsmouth defender Halford brought down winger Stewart in the area and Bullard placed a right-footed spot-kick beyond Pompey goalkeeper Jamie Ashdown in the 21st minute.
Pompey still created the better chances though. Lawrence's 25-yard shot was well held by Guzan, Nugent rifled a shot over the crossbar and then went close with a volley from outside the area.
Hull could not hold on to their lead for long after the restart. Lawrence charged clear into the Hull area and after he was tripped by Gerrard, the Pompey midfielder planted the subsequent penalty into the bottom corner.
But after spending most of the game on the back foot, Hull regained the lead through new signing Fryatt.
Nolberto Solano played a fine ball into the area and Fryatt controlled the ball and turned to fire across Ashdown into the bottom corner.
The goal rocked Pompey, who had dominated for much of the game, and the home side soon found themselves two goals down when Barmby ran on to Bullard's astute pass and fired the ball into the same corner.
But Portsmouth refused to lie down. Substitute Joel Ward replaced Kanu in the 76th minute and moments later Halford headed home from Lawrence's cross into the centre of goal from six yards.
Pompey charged forward in the closing stages in a bid to salvage a point, but Hull held on for their fourth away league win of the season.
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