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Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Portsmouth

Adebayo Akinfenwa scored a late penalty to lead high-flying Wycombe to an ill-tempered win against struggling Portsmouth after both teams had a player sent off.

Striker Akinfenwa slotted home from the spot eight minutes from time after midfielder Tom Naylor had handled inside the box, as Pompey's woeful start to the season continued at Adams Park.

Wycombe were reduced to 10 men when Bournemouth loanee Nnamdi Ofoborh was shown a straight red card for a late tackle on Naylor.

The incident sparked a fracas on the touchline during which Portsmouth striker Ellis Harrison was also dismissed after needlessly picking up his second booking of the game for a push. Akinfenwa and Portsmouth's Christian Burgess were also booked.

Substitute Brett Pitman came close to snatching a point for the visitors when he headed against the crossbar with three minutes remaining.

The defeat means Portsmouth, among the pre-season favourites for promotion, are still waiting for their first away win of the campaign and leaves Kenny Jackett's side one place above the relegation zone.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 19Grimmer
  • 5Stewart
  • 21Charles
  • 3JacobsonSubstituted forMascollat 45+2'minutes
  • 10BloomfieldSubstituted forOfoborhat 22'minutesBooked at 54mins
  • 4Gape
  • 22Freeman
  • 11Kashket
  • 20AkinfenwaBooked at 55mins
  • 23OnyedinmaSubstituted forPattisonat 72'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Wheeler
  • 8Pattison
  • 13Yates
  • 15Mascoll
  • 16Phillips
  • 27Parker
  • 28Ofoborh

Portsmouth

  • 1MacGillivray
  • 13BoltonSubstituted forPitmanat 70'minutesBooked at 81mins
  • 9Hawkins
  • 6BurgessBooked at 56mins
  • 38Haunstrup
  • 33Close
  • 4Naylor
  • 22HarrisonBooked at 57mins
  • 14Cannon
  • 11Curtis
  • 10Marquis

Substitutes

  • 2Walkes
  • 5Downing
  • 7Williams
  • 8Pitman
  • 15McCrorie
  • 26Evans
  • 35Bass
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
7,688

Match Stats

Home TeamWycombeAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home17
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Portsmouth 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Wycombe Wanderers 1, Portsmouth 0.

Attempt blocked. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Pattison (Wycombe Wanderers).

Foul by John Marquis (Portsmouth).

Darius Charles (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Tom Naylor (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Alex Pattison.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Jamie Mascoll.

Attempt missed. Brett Pitman (Portsmouth) header from the right side of the six yard box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Brandon Haunstrup with a cross.

Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jamie Mascoll (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Wycombe Wanderers 1, Portsmouth 0. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Tom Naylor (Portsmouth) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Craig MacGillivray.

Attempt saved. Jamie Mascoll (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Brett Pitman (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Brett Pitman (Portsmouth).

Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Attempt blocked. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Offside, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Pattison tries a through ball, but Adebayo Akinfenwa is caught offside.

Ryan Allsop (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Christian Burgess (Portsmouth).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Alex Pattison replaces Fred Onyedinma.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Dominic Gape.

Attempt blocked. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Brandon Haunstrup.

Attempt saved. Scott Kashket (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dominic Gape.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Brett Pitman replaces James Bolton.

Offside, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman tries a through ball, but Scott Kashket is caught offside.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Andrew Cannon (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Nick Freeman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jamie Mascoll.

Jack Grimmer (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth).

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Ryan Allsop.

Attempt blocked. Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the top centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich96301641221
2Coventry9540159619
3Wycombe105411510519
4Fleetwood95221713417
5Sunderland94411411316
6Blackpool104421412216
7Doncaster8431117415
8Bristol Rovers104331312115
9Peterborough942320101014
10Lincoln City104151415-113
11Shrewsbury9342910-113
12Oxford Utd103341915412
13Rotherham8332128412
14Burton9333119212
15MK Dons94051113-212
16Gillingham92431410410
17Rochdale92431014-410
18Tranmere92341416-29
19Accrington91441117-67
20Portsmouth7133910-16
21Southend91171124-134
22Wimbledon10037918-93
23Bolton8035224-22-9
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