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  • Date:21 Sep 2010
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Fratton Park
  • Lawrence (81)
  • Morrison (2) Morrison (2)
    Dyer (42)
Goal!

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95mins

The ball is swung over by Carl Dickinson, comfortable save by Conrad Logan.

95mins

Steve Howard is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

93mins

Centre by Hayden Mullins, save by Conrad Logan.

91mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Brown on Yuki Abe. Direct free kick taken by Richie Wellens. (Leicester) makes a substitution, with Franck Moussa coming on for Lloyd Dyer.

89mins

Short corner taken by Richie Wellens from the left by-line.

86mins

Carl Dickinson takes a shot. Conrad Logan makes a comfortable save.

83mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dave Kitson on Michael Lamey. Free kick taken by Michael Lamey. The referee cautions Dave Kitson for unsporting behaviour.

82mins

Liam Lawrence finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Portsmouth 1-2 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Joel Ward.

82mins

Joel Ward takes a shot. Conrad Logan makes a save.

80mins

David Nugent goes off and John Utaka comes on.

79mins

Paul Gallagher goes off and Richie Wellens comes on.

79mins

Shot on goal by Dany N'Guessan from just inside the area goes over the target.

78mins

Yuki Abe fouled by Liam Lawrence, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Morrison takes the free kick.

78mins

Liam Lawrence takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Joao Moreno makes a clearance.

76mins

Corner taken by Liam Lawrence.

76mins

Liam Lawrence has a drilled shot. Conrad Logan makes a save.

72mins

Nwankwo Kanu leaves the field to be replaced by Dave Kitson. Michael Brown joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matt Ritchie. The referee blows for offside. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

70mins

Matt Ritchie challenges Conrad Logan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

70mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Lloyd Dyer on Carl Dickinson. Liam Lawrence takes the free kick.

68mins

Joao Moreno fouled by Carl Dickinson, the ref awards a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

66mins

Dany N'Guessan on for Andy King.

66mins

Richard Hughes is sent off by the referee for foul and abusive language.

63mins

Liam Lawrence is caught offside. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

60mins

Michael Lamey sends in a cross.

59mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Michael Lamey by Liam Lawrence. Direct free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

56mins

Steve Howard fouled by Ibrahima Sonko, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Paul Gallagher from the free kick, save by Jamie Ashdown.

55mins

Effort on goal by Joel Ward from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

55mins

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Conrad Logan.

54mins

Ibrahima Sonko challenges Joao Moreno unfairly and gives away a free kick. Conrad Logan restarts play with the free kick.

53mins

Unfair challenge on David Nugent by Michael Morrison results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Lawrence. Michael Morrison is given a yellow card.

49mins

The ball is delivered by Liam Lawrence.

49mins

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line, clearance by Steve Howard.

48mins

Steve Howard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ibrahima Sonko. Richard Hughes takes the direct free kick.

47mins

The ball is swung over by Joel Ward, save by Conrad Logan.

46mins

Liam Lawrence takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Michael Morrison.

46mins

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Conrad Logan.

46mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against David Nugent. Conrad Logan takes the indirect free kick.

46mins

Headed effort from inside the area by Nwankwo Kanu misses to the right of the target.

44mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Richard Hughes on Joao Moreno. Michael Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

43mins

Lloyd Dyer finds the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Portsmouth 0-2 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Andy King.

42mins

The ball is crossed by Paul Gallagher, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

40mins

The ball is swung over by Tom Kennedy.

38mins

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Liam Lawrence, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Ibrahima Sonko misses to the right of the target.

34mins

The referee blows for offside against Steve Howard. Ibrahima Sonko takes the free kick.

34mins

David Nugent delivers the ball, clearance by Tom Kennedy.

32mins

Joao Moreno takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

32mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Lawrence on Joao Moreno. Tom Kennedy restarts play with the free kick.

30mins

Liam Lawrence takes a shot. Save made by Conrad Logan.

30mins

Paul Gallagher challenges Liam Lawrence unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Lawrence takes the free kick.

29mins

Handball by Paul Gallagher. Indirect free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

28mins

Carl Dickinson concedes a free kick for a foul on Michael Lamey. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

26mins

Matt Ritchie takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

25mins

Unfair challenge on David Nugent by Michael Morrison results in a free kick. Liam Lawrence takes the direct free kick.

23mins

Paul Gallagher takes a shot.

22mins

The ball is swung over by Paul Gallagher.

21mins

Unfair challenge on Steve Howard by Aaron Mokoena results in a free kick. Michael Morrison restarts play with the free kick.

18mins

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence, Ibrahima Sonko takes a shot. Tom Kennedy gets a block in.

15mins

Joao Moreno gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hayden Mullins. Free kick taken by Richard Hughes.

13mins

Liam Lawrence takes a shot. Save by Conrad Logan.

12mins

David Nugent is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

10mins

Steve Howard produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

8mins

Steve Howard challenges Nwankwo Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Aaron Mokoena.

6mins

Header by Steve Howard from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

6mins

Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Richard Hughes results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Lloyd Dyer.

4mins

Effort on goal by Nwankwo Kanu from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

3mins

Michael Morrison fires in a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Portsmouth 0-1 Leicester.The assist for the goal came from Lloyd Dyer.

2mins

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ashdown.

2mins

Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, save by Jamie Ashdown.

2mins

Lloyd Dyer takes a shot from 12 yards. Blocked by Ibrahima Sonko.

The game gets underway.

The ref blows to end the first period.

The referee gets the second half started.

The referee ends the match.

Match Preview

Portsmouth manager Steve Cotterill will choose from an unchanged squad for the Carling Cup meeting with Leicester.

Skipper Aaron Mokoena returned from a leg injury to face Sheffield United on Saturday and came through unscathed.

The South African dropped back into defence alongside Ricardo Rocha with Michael Brown keeping his place in midfield.

Veteran frontman Kanu could return to the starting line-up after dropping to the bench at the weekend.

Cotterill is still without defender Hermann Hreidarsson, who is up to a month away from a return following the Achilles tendon injury picked up at Tottenham in March.

Striker Danny Webber could also be back next month after a cruciate injury while youngsters Tom Kilbey (knee) and Billy Goddard (shin) are still out. Leicester have no new problems ahead of the trip.

Boss Paulo Sousa must decide whether to make changes or stick with his recent policy of naming a largely unchanged side for the third-round tie.

The Portuguese has made just one change in each of the last three Championship matches, alternating between Matty Fryatt and Steve Howard as Martyn Waghorn`s strike partner.

However, familiarity has not brought results with Leicester losing to QPR on Saturday four days after recording their first league win of the season against Cardiff.

Howard and winger Paul Gallacher lead the list of players who could be recalled, while goalkeeper Conrad Logan, defenders Michael Lamey and Tom Kennedy and midfielders Franck Moussa, Miguel Vmtor and Julio Moreno could also come into the reckoning.

Formation:442Manager: Steve Cotterill

Portsmouth

Formation: 433Manager: Paulo Sousa

Leicester

  • Jamie Ashdown
  • Joel Ward
  • Aaron Mokoena
  • Ibrahima Sonko
  • Carl Dickinson
  • Liam Lawrence
  • Hayden Mullins
  • Richard Hughes
  • Matt Ritchie
  • David Nugent
  • Nwankwo Kanu
  • SUBS
  • Darryl Flahavan
  • Michael Brown
  • John Utaka
  • Dave Kitson
  • Nadir Ciftci

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Match Report

Foxes punish Pompey First-half goals from Michael Morrison and Lloyd Dyer saw Leicester advance to the fourth round of the Carling Cup at the expense of 10-man Portsmouth after a 2-1 win. A late Liam Lawrence goal set up a tense finale at Fratton Park following Richard Hughes' straight red card but Leicester held on. Both clubs have struggled so far in the npower Championship but Paulo Sousa's side have saved their best performances for this competition and it proved to be the case once more. Leicester started brightly and Dyer had already forced Jamie Ashdown into a parrying save when Morrison turned the ball home from close range after three minutes. Dyer, the architect for the first goal, then got on the scoresheet himself two minutes before half-time with a low, left-footed shot from the edge of the box. The two goalscorers for Leicester, along with Andy King, were the only survivors from the side that started the league defeat to QPR at the weekend as Sousa made eight changes. Portsmouth boss Steve Cotterill recalled Ibrahima Sonko, Hughes, Matt Ritchie and Nwankwo Kanu in four changes from the team that lost at Sheffield United. Kanu came close to cancelling out Morrison's opening goal in the fourth minute when his first-time shot from 12 yards went narrowly wide. Steve Howard had two opportunities to extend Leicester's lead before the 10-minute mark but the burly striker failed to hit the target on both occasions. It almost proved costly as only a fine save by the legs of Conrad Logan to deny Lawrence kept the Foxes ahead after 13 minutes. Paul Gallagher struck a 12-yard shot against the crossbar midway through the first half before Ashdown fumbled a long-range effort by Joao Moreno as Leicester threatened a second goal. It arrived in the 43rd minute when Dyer collected King's pass and beat Ashdown with an angled shot into the bottom corner. It may have been a different game had either Kanu or David Nugent made the most of their opportunities to halve Pompey's deficit before the break. Kanu headed wide while Nugent at least forced Logan into a parrying save with an effort from around the penalty spot. By comparison, the second half was less eventful. Nugent worked Logan again 10 minutes after the restart, this time from the edge of the box, before Hughes was needlessly sent off for dissent after 66 minutes. Portsmouth's numerical disadvantage did not deter them, and Lawrence forced Logan to push away another shot in the 75th minute. With eight minutes remaining, Pompey were given a lifeline. Logan saved Joel Ward's effort and Lawrence drilled a low shot into the net on the follow up. However, Cotterill's charges could not find an equaliser.

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