Portsmouth 2 Scunthorpe 0: Dave Kitson smashes Pompey to victory

02 March 2011 12:28
Points in the bag: Pompey boss Steve Cotterill[LNB]Portsmouth made it five cleansheet wins on the bounce against struggling Scunthorpe thanks to second-half strikes from Dave Kitson and Aaron Mokoena. [LNB]But Iron manager Ian Barraclough left Fratton Park fuming after the referee disallowed Lee Miller's first-half header for a seemingly innocuous push. [LNB]Pompey were made to work hard for the three points and the breakthrough didn't come until 62 minutes when Kitson showed quick feet before driving his shot past Josh Lillis. [LNB]Mokoena added a long-range second with 10 minutes left. Steve Cotterill's side have now gone 506 minutes without conceding a goal in the Championship and a play-off place is not out of reach. [LNB]Cotterill said: 'It was a great finish from Kitson and I'm really pleased for him. We're not far from the play-offs now.'[LNB] Ian Baraclough - who's side remain four points from safety - raged: 'We should have gone in at half-time 1-0 up. There was nothing wrong with the goal but the referee won't look at the replays.'[LNB] Ipswich 0 Portsmouth 2: Nugent inspires Pompey to fine victoryBristol City 2 Scunthorpe 0: Robins move closer to safety with easy win[LNB] [LNB]  Explore more:People: Aaron Mokoena, Dave Kitson

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