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Pompey 2 - Bolton 3

League

Fratton

Sat 12-08-09, 3pm

Attendance: 17564

Referee: Chris Foy

Pompey
2 - 3
Bolton
Kaboul 25, Boateng 63
 
Cohen 13, Taylor (pen) 41, Cahill 89
 
Venue: Fratton
 
Attendance: 17564
The Teams
James
 
 
 
Jaaskelainen
 
 
Kaboul
 
 
 
Samuel
 
 
Vanden Borre
 
 
 
Cahill
 
 
Ben-Haim
 
 
 
Knight
 
 
Belhadj
 
 
 
Steinsson
 
 
Mokoena
 
 
 
Ricketts
 
 
71
O'Hara
 
 
71
 
Muamba
 
 
Brown
 
 
 
Taylor
 
 
Boateng
 
 
 
Davies
 
 
71
Piquionne
 
 
 
Cohen
 
 
77
Smith
 
 
83
 
Davies
 
 
Substitutes
Begovic
 
 
 
Al Habsi
 
 
Williamson
 
 
 
Robinson
 
 
Mullins
 
 
 
Basham
 
 
71
Utaka
 
 
 
O'Brien
 
 
Yebda
 
 
71
 
McCann
 
 
77
Webber
 
 
83
 
Lee
 
 
Kanu
 
 
 
Klasnic
 
 
71
Game Statistics
15
Goal Attempts
12
3
On Target
5
7
Corners
5
3
Offside
1
17
Fouls
16
2
Yellow Cards
0
0
Red Cards
0
64
%
36




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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 12 2009

Time: 6:40PM

Your Comments

as said in another thread i tend to agree that we have the basis of a 'decent' side, but the balance was nowhere near right - we attacked better today but had no width at all, as usual it seemed the guys that you want putting the balls away are supplying the crosses...
many are calling for hart's head, and whilst i am far from his biggest fan who exactly is going to come in and replace him? answer me this and then i could see the sense in sacking him...altho clearly we cannot let this go on forever!
also there was some talk about him being abussive to fans? i couldnt say if he was - and whilst it is not on at the same time there are only so many times you can be called a ******** *****er etc. by these so fans, at the end of the day if you cannot take it you should not dish it out...
pompeyrug
The balance of the squad isn't right Rug. I've been trying to work out how to shift things around because as much as I don't think Belhadj should play at left back, I still think he should be in the first team on the left wing. Then who have we got for the right wing? Smith? We know Utaka is useless at it.
stillthewhizz
if ya ask me its easy whizz ya play belhadj and borre as wing backs with 3 CD's, in a 3-5-2 come 5-3-2, you get the attacking we need but hopefully still have half a decent defence...
pompeym@
oh and what about steve coppell rug?
pompeym@
The balance isn't right for the formation that Hart is trying to play is the bigger problem in my opinion. But that said, I really can't think of what is the priority in Hart's opinion. Because it hasn't looked like a solid back line and we don't look convincing going forward.
pompeywa
if a new manager came in tomorrow there is no way he would have chosen to play smith up front, not when there is kanu and utaka on the bench. smith is predominelty a championship right winger, which when all said and done is something we needed on the pitch......and the subs decisions were mind blowing......i think there may be a reason as to why his managerial career evaporated. Hes a nice bloke though, but that doesnt really matter.
ruffcider
And i still think he is good at running training sessions, but he is not a match day manager. Although I remain unconvinced by Coppell I feel he would be an improvement on what we have.
pompeywa
3-5-2 / 5-3-2 in the Premiership? It doesn't work as it's still not wide enough. What was the formation today? We didn't have a dedicated striker. KPB seemed to drift between centre midfield and trequartista (in the hole), O'Hara was on the left of central midfield (!!), Mokoena played in front of the defenders, Brown played by himself and Piquionne & Smith played the ball into nobody. It was a ******** mess all over the park.
stillthewhizz
bring back linvoy james linvoy ben-haim kaboul vanden-borre brown boateng o'hara belhadj Piquionne webber
robertpog
 

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