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By Ben Goddard

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    Portsmouth 1 Hereford 0
  • 10) Harry Anderson fires his effort into the top corner to put the hosts ahead.
  • Portsmouth 2 Hereford 0
  • 37) Harry Kavanah's cross is met by Alfie Stanley to double the host's lead.
  • Portsmouth 3 Hereford 0
  • 62) Harris Brook scored a screamer from outside the box which rifled into the net.
  • Portsmouth 4 Hereford 0
  • 64) Alfie Stanley nets to make it four as the hosts pull away.
  • Portsmouth 4 Hereford 1
  • 72) Rob Whitlock fires home from a free-kick which gave the goalkeeper no chance.
  • Portsmouth 5 Hereford 1
  • 85) Harris Brook slides the ball into the box and substitute Seok Jae Lee is on hand to make it five.
  • ROLLING MATCH REPORT
  • Pompey started brightly putting Hereford under pressure and Harrison Brook saw his effort saved well by Ewan Hooper.
  • The hosts then took a 10th minute lead with Harry Anderson firing his effort into the top corner.
  • Eoin Taggart was next to go close, but saw his low driven effort fly just wide.
  • The Bulls looked to respond with Chris Hilton and Rob Whitlock both having efforts at goal.
  • Hilton was providing problems for the Pompey defence and saw his driven effort fly just wide off the post.
  • The hosts showed their quality once again and Stanley Bridgman saw his volley fly just over the bar.
  • On the 37th minute the visitors doubled their lead with Alfie Stanley firing home following a Harry Kavanah's cross.
  • The Bulls kept pushing for a goal in reply and Archie Muirhead was only denied an effort at goal by a charging clearance from goalkeeper Leon Pitman.
  • Pompey again probed after the break with Teggart rifling his effort over off the bar.
  • Harry Kavangh thought he had scored a third for the hosts, but saw his effort disallowed following an earlier foul.
  • Two goals in as many minutes from Harrison Brook and Alfie Stanley saw the hosts pull away into a 4-0 lead.
  • As Pompey looked to increase their lead goalkeeper Ewan Hooper was forced into a fine save.
  • Bulls skipper Rob Whitlock pulled a goal back for his side firing home from a free-kick.
  • Hooper, in the Bulls goal, then made two fine saves to stop the hosts restoring their lead.
  • Despite the efforts of the hard working Bulls the hosts made it five with as many minutes on the clock.
  • Harris Brook slid the ball into the box and substitute Seok Jae Lee was on hand to net.
  • At the other end Jack Rosser sent his effort just over as the Bulls continued to fight for everything.
  • STATS
  • Hereford: Hooper, Guinane, Corten, Pemberton, Raison, Wood, Evans, Whitlock (C), Hilton, Goodfellow, Muirhead
  • Subs: Hopkins, Rosser, Coley, Payne, Yalland, Morgan, Nmwake
  • Portsmouth: Pitman, Kavanagh (c), Kelly, Robb, Rew, Teggart, Storey, Bridgman, Brook, Stanley, Anderson
  • Subs: Bell, Lee, Gifford, Garrett, Bridgman
  • PRE-MATCH
  • HEREFORD FC Academy under-18s face Portsmouth Academy this afternoon in the first round of the FA Youth Cup.

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