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POMPEY 1, SPURS 1

Posted on 1 January 2007  - 12:00

All the action from our New Year's Day 1-1 draw in the Barclays Premiership against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

All the action from our New Year's Day 1-1 draw in the Barclays Premiership against Portsmouth at Fratton Park.

Martin Jol made two changes from the side that lined-up against Liverpool - Teemu Tainio returned after an ankle injury with Didier Zokora on the bench and Dimitar Berbatov recovered sufficently from illness to start alongside Jermain Defoe.

THE KEY ACTION...

9mins: SAVE. Ghaly hugh jump to flick ball into path of Defoe, race to get to it first with James, Defoe won it but James right on top of him and could only poke ball into body.

12mins: SUB - POMPEY. Kranjcar for injured Pamarot.

29mins: GOAL - POMPEY. Benjani 25 yards out, hit low shot that deflected off Davenport and skidded off wet surface over Robinson into top corner.
Pompey 1, Spurs 0

Half-time: Pompey 1, Spurs 0

Half-time: SUB - SPURS. Murphy for Ghaly.

48.20: SAVE. Free-kick half-cleared and knocked back into danger zone by Huddlestone, Berbatov missed it but Davenport in behind, good connection on volley but James saved diving to his left.

50mins: GOAL - SPURS. Murphy turned Johnson, left side of box, clipped lovely cross to far post where Malbranque nodded home.
Pompey 1, Spurs 1

70.30: SAVE. Huddlestone released Defoe down the left, cut inside Johnson before cracking effort from 20 yards that James saved to his left, spilled and Taylor there to hack away from Berbatov.

71.26: SAVE. Best yet from James to get down to Huddlestone left-foot volley from 16 yards, turned away low down to right post.

Full-time: Pompey 1, Spurs 1

THE LINE-UPS

Portsmouth: James, Primus, Johnson, Pamarot (Pamarot, 12), Taylor, Campbell, Benjani, O'Neil (Cole, 73), Kanu, Davis, Mendes. Subs: Ashdown, O'Brien, Fernandes.

Spurs: Robinson, Chimbonda, YP Lee, Dawson, Davenport, Ghaly (Murphy, 46), Tainio, Huddlestone, Malbranque (Gardner, 78), Berbatov, Defoe. Subs: Cerny, Zokora, Ziegler.

THE OFFICIALS

Referee: Mr A Marriner. Assistants: Mr I Gosling, Mr M Yerby. Fourth official: Mr P Taylor.

THE ATTENDANCE

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