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  • Date:26 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Fratton Park
  • Attendance:14,391
  • Norris (67)
  • Nugent (73)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Richie Wellens fouled by Dave Kitson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Kasper Schmeichel.

91mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Nugent by Greg Halford. Booking for Greg Halford. Free kick crossed right-footed by Paul Konchesky, save made by Stephen Henderson.

91mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Erik Huseklepp. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

89mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Norris on Paul Konchesky. Paul Konchesky takes the free kick.

88mins

Neil Danns takes the outswinging corner, George Thorne makes a clearance.

87mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Erik Huseklepp, Steve Howard manages to make a clearance.

86mins

The ball is swung over by Joe Mattock, save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

84mins

Steve Howard challenges Joel Ward unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Henderson takes the indirect free kick.

82mins

Erik Huseklepp takes a shot. Save made by Kasper Schmeichel.

79mins

David Nugent takes a shot. Save by Stephen Henderson.

78mins

A cross is delivered by Lee Peltier.

77mins

Unfair challenge on Greg Halford by David Nugent results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen Henderson.

75mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Erik Huseklepp, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Dave Kitson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

75mins

David Norris has an effort at goal from deep inside the penalty box that bounces off the post.

74mins

A goal is scored by David Nugent from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Portsmouth 1-1 Leicester.Assist by Steve Howard.

73mins

Matt Mills produces a cross.

71mins

Paul Konchesky concedes a free kick for a foul on Dave Kitson. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Erik Huseklepp.

70mins

Corner taken right-footed by Neil Danns, Joel Ward manages to make a clearance.

68mins

David Norris finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area low into the middle of the goal. Portsmouth 1-0 Leicester.Hayden Mullins provided the assist for the goal.

66mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Nugent on Ricardo Rocha. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Henderson.

64mins

Steve Howard joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jermaine Beckford. Paul Gallagher leaves the field to be replaced by Neil Danns.

63mins

The ball is delivered by Greg Halford.

62mins

George Thorne takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel.

58mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher, David Norris manages to make a clearance.

56mins

Foul by David Norris on Lloyd Dyer, free kick awarded. The referee books David Norris for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Richie Wellens.

55mins

Ricardo Rocha concedes a free kick for a foul on David Nugent. Shot on goal comes in from Paul Konchesky from the free kick.

54mins

Andy King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dave Kitson. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Erik Huseklepp, clearance by Sean St. Ledger.

50mins

Effort from the edge of the area by Matt Mills goes wide of the left-hand post.

49mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, clearance by Dave Kitson.

49mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher from the right by-line, Jason Pearce makes a clearance.

47mins

Centre by David Norris, Dave Kitson takes a shot. Save by Kasper Schmeichel. Corner taken by Erik Huseklepp from the left by-line, Effort from the edge of the box by Dave Kitson goes wide of the right-hand upright.

45mins

The ball is swung over by Paul Gallagher.

38mins

Foul by Jason Pearce on David Nugent, free kick awarded. Paul Gallagher produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

36mins

The ball is delivered by Erik Huseklepp, clearance made by Matt Mills.

34mins

Joel Ward is caught offside. Kasper Schmeichel takes the indirect free kick.

33mins

Joel Ward fouled by Paul Konchesky, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Hayden Mullins.

29mins

Corner taken by Erik Huseklepp from the right by-line to the near post, Andy King manages to make a clearance.

28mins

Matt Mills challenges Dave Kitson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by George Thorne.

22mins

Andy King concedes a free kick for a foul on David Norris. Greg Halford has an effort direct from the free kick.

19mins

The ball is sent over by Paul Konchesky, Stephen Henderson makes a save.

17mins

Foul by David Nugent on Ricardo Rocha, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stephen Henderson.

14mins

David Nugent concedes a free kick for a foul on Joel Ward. Free kick taken by Stephen Henderson.

13mins

Foul by Lee Peltier on Erik Huseklepp, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Jason Pearce.

12mins

Jermaine Beckford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Pearce. Stephen Henderson restarts play with the free kick.

11mins

Corner taken by Paul Gallagher from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by George Thorne.

9mins

Shot by Lee Peltier from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

5mins

David Norris has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.

3mins

David Nugent challenges Jason Pearce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Henderson takes the indirect free kick.

3mins

Matt Mills challenges Dave Kitson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Joe Mattock restarts play with the free kick.

2mins

The ball is crossed by Lloyd Dyer.

2mins

Greg Halford concedes a free kick for a foul on Lloyd Dyer. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Konchesky.

Match Preview

Pompey prepared to play loan duo Joe Mattock and George Thorne will be added to the Portsmouth squad for the npower Championship visit of Leicester. Full-back Mattock and midfielder Thorne have joined Pompey on loan after new boss Michael Appleton raided his former club West Brom. Mattock could be in from the start against the club where he began his career while Thorne may start on the bench. On-loan Manchester City midfielder Abdul Razak's display as a substitute was one of the few bright spots of last week's defeat at Watford so he may have earned himself a start, especially if skipper Liam Lawrence is ruled out again with his ankle injury. Defender Hermann Hreidarsson is still building up his fitness after a spell out with an Achilles problem. Sol Bamba comes back into the reckoning for Leicester. Bamba served a one-match suspension as the Foxes got off to a winning start against Crystal Palace in Nigel Pearson's first game back as manager last Sunday. Sean St Ledger stepped in for the big defender and Pearson must decide whether the Republic of Ireland international keeps the shirt or if Bamba is restored to the starting XI alongside captain Matt Mills at the heart of the backline. Lee Peltier was substituted as a precautionary measure during the second half of the 3-0 victory over Palace after complaining of a tight hamstring. However, the full-back has trained all week and will be fit.

Formation:4411Manager: Michael Appleton

Portsmouth

Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson

Leicester

  • Stephen Henderson
  • Greg Halford
  • Ricardo Rocha
  • Jason Pearce
  • Joe Mattock
  • Joel Ward
  • George Thorne
  • Hayden Mullins
  • Erik Huseklepp
  • David Norris
  • Dave Kitson
  • SUBS
  • Jamie Ashdown
  • Aaron Mokoena
  • Benjani Mwaruwari
  • Tal Ben-Haim
  • Nwankwo Kanu

Home

Away

Match Report

Nugent spoils Appleton home bow Leicester's David Nugent returned to haunt his old club and spoil Michael Appleton's first home game in charge of Portsmouth as he scored a superb equaliser in a 1-1 draw in the npower Championship at Fratton Park. Nigel Pearson's side had to do it the hard way, falling behind to a David Norris strike before Nugent popped up to earn the Foxes a deserved point with his sixth goal of the season. The visitors never looked likely to suffer the same humiliation which befell them in last season's corresponding fixture, when Pompey ran out emphatic 6-1 winners. In fact, they started the game much the brighter, evidently drawing confidence from the 3-0 win over Crystal Palace which marked Pearson's return to the helm. Greg Halford's foul on Lloyd Dyer gave the away side an opportunity to get the ball in the box early on, but Dyer's delivery was easily cleared. Moments later Paul Gallagher tried to play in Jermaine Beckford but Stephen Henderson was quick off the mark to end the danger, while Norris fired a long-range shot wide for the hosts. Lee Peltier dragged his shot narrowly wide from inside the box with the best chance of the half after just eight minutes. Midway through the half, Dyer crossed low for Nugent at the far post but his shot was stabbed wide. The hosts were thwarted by an offside flag 10 minutes before the break as Joel Ward looked to latch on to Dave Kitson's measured pass. Gallagher fired a free-kick just over the bar from 35 yards as the away side finished the first half on top. Pompey raced out of the blocks after the interval and Kitson's close-range header from a Norris cross brought a stunning save from Kasper Schmeichel, who miraculously denied the former Reading striker. Nugent and Gallagher linked well as Pearson's men mounted a response, but Hayden Mullins, making his 500th career league appearance, was alert to the danger and he muscled in to clear the danger. But just as the away side were beginning to build up a head of steam, they masterminded their own downfall with a sloppy piece of play after 68 minutes. They sloppily conceded possession and the ball fell kindly for Norris, whose deflected shot deceived Schmeichel and landed in the back of the net. It took just six minutes for Leicester to put that disappointment behind them as Nugent's 20-yard shot levelled the scores. The celebrations on the away bench had barely finished when Norris almost brought them to an abrupt end, firing a powerful effort against the bar. At the other end, Dyer's teasing cross into the box eluded everyone and drifted away to safety as the match ended honours even.

Form Guide

    LWLDWL
  • Portsmouth
  • VS
  • Leicester
  • WLLWLW

Last Meetings

  • Leicester
  • 0 - 1
  • Portsmouth
  • 19/03/2011
  • Portsmouth
  • 6 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 24/09/2010
  • Leicester
  • 1 - 1
  • Portsmouth
  • 17/02/2003
  • Portsmouth
  • 0 - 2
  • Leicester
  • 02/11/2002
  • Portsmouth
  • 2 - 1
  • Leicester
  • 10/02/1996
  • Leicester
  • 4 - 2
  • Portsmouth
  • 30/08/1995

Top Scorers

Portsmouth

  • L Varney 5
  • D Norris 3
  • D Kitson 3
  • E Huseklepp 3
  • N Kanu 1
  • B Mwaruwari 1
  • J Pearce 1

Leicester

  • D Nugent 5
  • A King 3
  • D Vassell 2
  • P Gallagher 2
  • J Beckford 2
  • P Konchesky 1
  • R Wellens 1
  • L Dyer 1
  • L Peltier 1
  • G Fernandes 1
  • J Schlupp 1
  • Y Abe 1

Goals

Portsmouth

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 19
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Leicester

    • Total goals 43
    • Goals per game 23
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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