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Hereford v Portsmouth - FA Cup LIVE updates

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  • HIGHLIGHTS
  • 4: Portsmouth corner is headed out by Orrin Pendley but the ball back in is met by Connor Ogilvie's header which flies into the arms of the Hereford keeper.
  • 14: First real chance of the game has fallen to the visitors with Reeco Hackett-Fairchild letting fly from the edge of the area but Eve denies him with an acrobatic save.
  • 18: First chance of the tie for the Bulls as Ryan McLean's shot is saved by keeper Griffiths who gets his body behind it.
  • Hereford 1-0 Portsmouth
  • 26: A mistake by Portsmouth's Recco Hackett who gave the ball away just inside his own half and Miles Storey runs through and slots it past goalkeeper Josh Griffiths from just inside the area.
  • Hereford 1-1 Portsmouth
  • 33: A cross to the far post is headed down by Ronan Curtis to Hackett-Fairchild unmarked inside the box to level the tie.
  • 45+3: Corner to Pompey, Bishop gets his head on it but it drops wide of the far post.
  • 60: Defender Orrin Pendley is forced to make a vital block to deny almost a certain goal after Zak Swanson pulled the ball back for Ronan Curtis.
  • Hereford 1-2 Portsmouth
  • 63: From a Robertson corner, former Leamington man Colby Bishop glances his header beyond the keeper
  • 78: So close for Pompey as Piggott heads on for Bishop but Eve denies him with his legs.
  • Hereford 1-3 Portsmouth
  • 80: From another corner which Bishop headed into the area for substitute Joe Piggott to turn home.
  • 87: Decent save from Eve to keep out Koroma's free-kick as Portsmouth look for a fourth.
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  • ATTENDANCE: 4,912 (681 making the trip from Portsmouth)
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  • TEAMS
  • Hereford: Eve, Hodgkiss (Derricott 90+2), Evans, Thompson-Sommers (Thompson 65), McLean (Caton 85), Amadi-Holloway, Pinchard (Haines 65), Storey, Hanson, Pendley, Barnett.
  • Subs: Wade, Klukowski, Campbell, Osment, Summers
  • Portsmouth: Griffiths, Swanson, Raggett, Robertson, Ogilvie, Hackett, Mingi, Tunnicliffe, Koroma, Bishop, Curtis.
  • Subs: Hume, Piggott, Freeman, Oluwayemi, Lowery, Morrison, Payce, Cockerill, Mottoh
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  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD take on League One side Portsmouth tonight in the FA Cup first round in front of a sold-out Edgar Street.
  • Bulls marksman Tyrone Barnett says that the belief that anybody can be beaten is the mentality Hereford need going into tonight's game.
  • The sell-out crowd is expected tonight with 5,000 fans inside Edgar Street including 700 away
  • There will be a minute of silence to pay tribute to Ronnie Radford ahead of tonight's game.
  • Radford wrote himself into Hereford folklore with the equalising goal in Hereford’s 2-1 FA Cup third-round victory over Newcastle United in 1972.
  • He died earlier this week.
  • There are 81 league places between the two sides and let's not forget that League One Pompey have a bit of a cup pedigree having won this competition twice - in 1939 and 2008.
  • Hereford have won three FA Cup matches on their way to the first round including an away win at National League side Bromley

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