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Reserves 2, Pompey 3

Posted on 6 October 2008  - 12:00

All the action from Monday night's 3-2 reserve loss against Portsmouth at Leyton Orient.

Reserves 2, Pompey 3

All the action from Monday night's 3-2 reserve loss against Portsmouth at Leyton Orient.

Cesar Sanchez made his first appearance in goal for the reserves in the Barclays Premier Reserve League South encounter while Adam Smith stepped up from the Under-18s. Ricardo Rocha, Hossam Ghaly and Adel Taarabt all started.

Pompey included Glen Little in their line-up - he started against the first team at Fratton Park just over a week ago - while other familiar faces included keeper Jamie Ashdown, Djimi Traore and Jerome Thomas



88.35: Taarabt hit free-kick from 20 yards into the wall.

85.23: Ghaly dragged shot wide.

84.20: CHANCE - SPURS. Golden chance for 3-3. Daniels whipped in low cross from the left, Olsen, free in the six-yard box, only needed to tap in but failed to connect.

83.24: WOODWORK - SPURS. Ghaly and Daniels worked an opening for Taarabt, right channel, smashed shot onto the junction of post and crossbar.

69.12: GOAL - POMPEY. Duffy crossed from the right for Kilbey to head home from eight yards.
Spurs 2, Pompey 3

67.12: Taarabt curled just wide from the edge of the box.

64.19: GOAL - POMPEY. Two magnificent saves from Cesar, both from Kilbey, the first from a downward header, then up again to block the follow up - unfortunately the ball then fell to Nlundulu who drilled home from 10 yards.
Spurs 2, Pompey 2

60.20: CHANCE - SPURS. Quick break, McKenna played ball into Taarabt, he threaded through to Hutton, shot straight at Ashdown.

53.45: YELLOW CARD - POMPEY. Blackman.

46.26: CHANCE - SPURS. Hutton into Taarabt who guided into path of Daniels, through on goal, right channel, blazed wide.

8.01pm: Pompey kick-off the second half.


Added time: SAVE -CESAR. Thomas drive from the edge of the box turned aside by the keeper.

43.01: GOAL - SPURS. Sharp one-two between Taarabt and Ghaly on the edge of the box, opened up for Taarabt to shoot, decent hit clipped off Pack and left Ashdown stranded.
Spurs 2, Pompey 1

39.42: WOODWORK - POMPEY. Nlundulu chased ball over the top, got to it left corner of the box where he unleashed fierce drive that clipped the corner of crossbar and post.

33.40: GOAL - POMPEY. Good free-kick routine. Free-kick in right channel, just over halfway, Pack played it into Little, edge of box, he turned it around the corner to Duffy raiding down the right, first-time cross picked out Kilbey six yards out, free header planted past Cesar.
Spurs 1, Pompey 1

33.12: YELLOWCARD - SPURS. Ghaly.

30.37: GOAL - SPURS. Taarabt rolled a free-kick square for Daniels to hit a low drive from 30 yards thar crept in off the post with Ashdown at full stretch.
Spurs 1, Pompey 0

29.27: WOODWORK - SPURS. Wilson's clearance from Taarabt's cross landed at the feet of Ghaly, 15 yards out, low snapshot cannoned back off the inside of the post with Ashdown rooted to the spot.

27.20: After a quiet spell, Ghaly rose well to meet Hutton's corner but glanced header well wide.

14.30: CHANCE - POMPEY. Thomas floated a free-kick to the far post where Traore was free, couldn't guide header on target.

8.28: Taarabt drive from 20 yards stung Ashdown's hands, keeper took it at second attempt.

5.44: CHANCE - POMPEY. Big chance as Duffy's cross from the right found Nlundulu, six yards out, free header, headed wide.

7.01pm: We kick off as the rain pours down.


Spurs: Cesar, Smith, Hughton, McKenna (Olsen, 82), Dervite, Rocha, David Hutton (Fraser-Allen, 73), Maghoma, Taarabt, Ghaly, Daniels. Subs: Butler, Berchiche, Mtandari, Fraser-Allen.

Portsmouth: Ashdown, Duffy, Blackman, Wilson, D Traore, Pack, Little, Kilbey, Nlundulu, Martin (Hughes, 63), Thomas (Collins, 90). Subs: Reynolds, Stewart, Hurst.