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Portsmouth V Birmingham City

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English League Cup

Portsmouth

  • Harrison (30)
  • Close (39)
  • Harrison (54)
3 - 0

Birmingham City

Fratton Park

Live Commentary

Match ends, Portsmouth 3, Birmingham City 0.

Second Half ends, Portsmouth 3, Birmingham City 0.

90'+2'

Attempt missed. Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left.

90'+2'

Offside, Birmingham City. Agus Medina tries a through ball, but Josh Dacres-Cogley is caught offside.

90'+1'

Foul by Marcus Harness (Portsmouth).

90'+1'

Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

89'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig MacGillivray.

89'

Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Odin Bailey.

88'

Foul by Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth).

88'

Caolan Boyd-Munce (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

88'

Brett Pitman (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

88'

Foul by Geraldo Bajrami (Birmingham City).

87'

Attempt missed. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Anton Walkes with a cross.

85'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Sean Raggett.

85'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

84'

Foul by Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth).

84'

Josh Dacres-Cogley (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

84'

Substitution, Portsmouth. Sean Raggett replaces Paul Downing.

82'

Foul by Marcus Harness (Portsmouth).

82'

Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

80'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Brett Pitman.

80'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Brett Pitman.

80'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Caolan Boyd-Munce replaces Jude Bellingham.

79'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Craig MacGillivray.

79'

Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top right corner.

78'

Foul by Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth).

78'

Jude Bellingham (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

77'

Offside, Birmingham City. Jake Clarke-Salter tries a through ball, but Charlie Lakin is caught offside.

77'

Substitution, Portsmouth. Brett Pitman replaces Ellis Harrison.

76'

Substitution, Portsmouth. Brandon Haunstrup replaces Lee Brown.

74'

Booking

Jude Bellingham (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

73'

Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

73'

Foul by Jude Bellingham (Birmingham City).

70'

Attempt missed. Odin Bailey (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Steve Seddon.

70'

Attempt blocked. Steve Seddon (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Charlie Lakin.

70'

Josh Dacres-Cogley (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

70'

Foul by Tom Naylor (Portsmouth).

65'

Offside, Portsmouth. Lee Brown tries a through ball, but Ronan Curtis is caught offside.

64'

Attempt missed. Lee Brown (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

64'

Attempt saved. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ronan Curtis.

64'

Attempt blocked. Marcus Harness (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

63'

Foul by Josh Dacres-Cogley (Birmingham City).

63'

Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

62'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Craig Gardner.

62'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Wes Harding.

59'

Attempt missed. Jake Clarke-Salter (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Agus Medina with a cross following a corner.

59'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Lee Brown.

56'

Foul by Geraldo Bajrami (Birmingham City).

56'

Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

55'

Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

55'

Foul by Paul Downing (Portsmouth).

54'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Odin Bailey replaces Daniel Crowley.

53'

Goal

Goal! Portsmouth 3, Birmingham City 0. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) header from the right side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ronan Curtis with a cross.

53'

Attempt missed. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Marcus Harness with a cross.

50'

Jude Bellingham (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

50'

Foul by Marcus Harness (Portsmouth).

47'

Foul by Geraldo Bajrami (Birmingham City).

47'

Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Second Half begins Portsmouth 2, Birmingham City 0.

First Half ends, Portsmouth 2, Birmingham City 0.

49'

Attempt missed. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Marcus Harness following a fast break.

47'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Jake Clarke-Salter.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

42'

Delay in match because of an injury Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth).

41'

Attempt missed. Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

41'

Attempt blocked. Lee Brown (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

40'

Booking

Agus Medina (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

40'

Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

40'

Foul by Agus Medina (Birmingham City).

39'

Goal

Goal! Portsmouth 2, Birmingham City 0. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

38'

Attempt blocked. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Tom Naylor.

33'

Booking

Geraldo Bajrami (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card.

33'

Booking

Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card.

31'

Geraldo Bajrami (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

31'

Foul by Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth).

31'

Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

29'

Goal

Goal! Portsmouth 1, Birmingham City 0. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) header from the right side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal following a corner.

29'

Attempt saved. Tom Naylor (Portsmouth) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ronan Curtis with a cross.

29'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by David Stockdale.

29'

Attempt saved. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

29'

Attempt blocked. Paul Downing (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ellis Harrison.

28'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by David Stockdale.

28'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Steve Seddon.

26'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Jake Clarke-Salter.

26'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Geraldo Bajrami.

26'

Attempt blocked. Marcus Harness (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

25'

Agus Medina (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

25'

Foul by Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth).

19'

Booking

Wes Harding (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

18'

Foul by Wes Harding (Birmingham City).

18'

Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

15'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Lee Brown.

15'

Attempt blocked. Wes Harding (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

14'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Paul Downing.

14'

Attempt blocked. Jude Bellingham (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Wes Harding.

11'

Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

11'

Foul by Lee Brown (Portsmouth).

9'

Foul by Steve Seddon (Birmingham City).

9'

Anton Walkes (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

8'

Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

8'

Foul by Ben Close (Portsmouth).

6'

Hand ball by Marcus Harness (Portsmouth).

3'

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Geraldo Bajrami.

2'

Foul by Daniel Crowley (Birmingham City).

2'

Lee Brown (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

1'

Agus Medina (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

1'

Foul by Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth).

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Portsmouth

# Player
1 Craig MacGillivray
5 Paul Downing Sean Raggett 85'
2 Anton Walkes
3 Lee Brown Brandon Haunstrup 77'
6 Christian Burgess
14 Andrew Cannon
4 Tom Naylor
33 Ben Close
11 Ronan Curtis
19 Marcus Harness
22 Ellis Harrison Brett Pitman 78'

Substitutes

# Player
35 Alex Bass
9 Oliver Hawkins
29 Leon Maloney
20 Sean Raggett
8 Brett Pitman
26 Gareth Evans
38 Brandon Haunstrup

Birmingham City

# Player
13 David Stockdale
43 Geraldo Bajrami
14 Jake Clarke-Salter
2 Wes Harding
8 Craig Gardner
42 Steve Seddon
25 Josh Dacres-Cogley
21 Agustín Medina Delgado
7 Daniel Crowley Odin Bailey 55'
22 Jude Bellingham Caolan Boyd-Munce 81'
31 Charlie Lakin

Substitutes

# Player
47 Ryan Stirk
45 Ryan Burke
27 Connal Trueman
30 Corey O'Keeffe
37 Odin Bailey
44 Caolan Boyd-Munce
46 Joe Redmond

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

54%
46%

Shots

17
8

Shots on target

6
3

Corners

9
9

Fouls

14
9

Saves

3
3