Date:Saturday October 22 2011
Pompey made it two home wins on the bounce after scoring twice in the second half to defeat Doncaster, Luke Verney scored twice and Kitson continuing his new lease of life with the other.
Pompey as expected swapped Ward for Huseklepp once more, this is obviously a sign of more attacking intent at home, Benjani failed his fitness battle and never made the squad.
Pompey got off to an absolute flyer, Henderson launched a long scud of a kick, it took one bounce and Varney flicked past the on-rushing Sullivan in the goal, barely two minutes had passed and Pompey looked good.
Not five minutes were on the clock when Kitson rose to meet a centre, his header beat the 'keeper once more but lacked pace, the ball being hacked clear from the line.
Kitson had just enough time to head another loose ball wide before Pompey decided to doze off, Lawrence and Mullins in midfield suddenly kept losing posession and their passing went awry, this let Doncaster back into the game when they looked out of it, now it was they pressing forward and Pompey looking all over the place.
Pompey had a warning when Bennett let fly form 20 yards, his shot looked headed for the top corner but Henderson managed to claw it away. From the resulting corner though, the ball was squared to Gillett, he let fly and the ball screamed home to pull Donny level, you couldn't say it wasn't coming.
Half time came and Pompey left the field to a few muted boos, such was there complete lack of cohesion for the last 30 minutes.
The second half was a different story, Pompey although not at their most fluent best took a stranglehold, Rocha planted an early free header well wide to signal theitr intent.
Huseklepp had a shot blocked out and then Kitson had a header well saved.
Pompey though got the goal they deserved with 20 to go, Norris headed up and over Sullivan, the ball got close but the onrushing Kitson made sure, heading home under pressure.
As Doncaster attacked, Pompey broke once more, Kitson sent Huseklepp through, he nodded forward and then slid in Varney to sweep home and make the game safe.
So, Pompey head into anew week with speculation rife about who the next manager will be, the caretakers are ticking things nicely along.
Date:Saturday October 22 2011
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