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Video - Pompey 4-0 Grimsby

Video - Pompey 4-0 Grimsby

Pompey secured a win over Grimsby in league two on Tuesday.

I don't think there's much doubt Pompey deserved to beat Grimsby on Tuesday but 4-0 was perhaps a little harsh on the Mariners to be honest.

Fortune was definitely with Pompey for the opener from Kyle Bennett with a heavy deflection looping his effort it. Danny Rose then fired in from distance too - both examples of scoring if you have a go. The points were wrapped up before half time when Carl Baker finished off a fine team move.

Seconds into the 2nd half Kal Naismith followed up another effort from distance to round off the 4-0 win.

These three points saw Pompey open up a six point advantage over the play-off pack and closed the gap on Plymouth - we're coming for you Argyle - to four points as the Blues seek a potentially runners up spot to Doncaster.

This video shows the highlights from this game at Fratton Park.



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Date:Wednesday March 15 2017
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10 Colchester 39 16 9 14 57 4
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14 Barnet 39 12 15 12 51 -3
15 Accrington 38 12 13 13 49 -1
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17 Crawley 39 13 9 17 48 -13
18 Yeovil 39 10 16 13 46 -9
19 Morecambe 39 13 7 19 46 -15
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