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Huish Park (ATT 4,769) 2nd October 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: C Foy

Yeovil Yeovil Town vs Portsmouth Portsmth

Yeovil 1

R Reid (pen 69)

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Portsmth 2

I McLeod (13)
G Gyepes (79)

Glovers punished by Pompey

Last Updated: 02/10/12 10:37pm

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Gyepes: Bagged the winning goal

Gyepes: Bagged the winning goal

Portsmouth heaped further misery on struggling Yeovil with a 2-1 victory at Huish Park in League One on Tuesday night.

Pompey secured back-to-back victories after goals from Izale McLeod and Gabor Gyepes condemned the Somerset side to a sixth successive defeat.

Portsmouth dominated the first half and deservedly took the lead after 13 minutes when McLeod latched on to Wes Thomas' through-ball to lash a right-footed drive past goalkeeper Marek Stech.

The lively McLeod twice came close to doubling the visitors' advantage in the first half, before Thomas fired wide and Jon Harley's effort was ruled out for offside. Referee Chris Foy waved away a penalty appeal from the home side shortly before the break when Keanu Marsh-Brown fell under a challenge from Thomas.

The hosts did equalise after 69 minutes when Nathan Ralph was fouled in the box by Lee Williamson, with Reuben Reid coolly converting the penalty.

However, Portsmouth secured the three points nine minutes later when defender Gyepes steered the ball past Stech to score his second goal in two games.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 34 73
2 Preston North End 33 63
3 Milton Keynes Dons 34 62
4 Swindon Town 34 61
5 Sheffield United 33 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 34 49
7 Chesterfield 34 48
8 Bradford City 33 48
9 Peterborough United 34 47
10 Barnsley 34 47
11 Oldham Athletic 33 46
12 Gillingham 34 45
13 Port Vale 34 45
14 Fleetwood Town 34 45
15 Rochdale 32 44
16 Walsall 34 44
17 Scunthorpe United 33 42
18 Notts County 33 41
19 Crewe Alexandra 34 39
20 Coventry City 33 36
21 Leyton Orient 33 35
22 Colchester United 34 34
23 Crawley Town 34 34
24 Yeovil Town 34 30