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Fratton Park (ATT 13,427) 26th November 2013 - Kick off 19:45

Portsmouth Portsmouth vs Southend United Southend

Portsmouth 1

A Barcham (2)

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Southend 2

C Woodrow (S/O 66)
W Atkinson (76)
B Corr (82)

Southend pile misery on Pompey

Last Updated: 27/11/13 12:02am

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Barry Corr: Bagged the winning goal

Barry Corr: Bagged the winning goal

Will Atkinson and Barry Corr strikes gave 10-man Southend a 2-1 win at managerless Portsmouth on Tuesday.

An Andy Barcham 20-yard rocket after 90 seconds saw Pompey take the lead at Fratton Park in their first match since sacking Guy Whittingham.

Backed by a revved up crowd the home side went close to doubling their lead seconds before the break when Southend defender Rob Kiernan deflected a Jed Wallace cross onto his own bar.

Veteran striker David Connolly missed a golden chance to double the lead in the 58th minute but he dragged his finish wide and they would pay for their missed chances.

The Shrimpers looked to be dead and buried in the 65th minute when substitute Cauley Woodrow saw red for elbowing Wallace after only being on the pitch for four minutes.

But Atkinson started the comeback in the 75th minute when he slotted under Trevor Carson.

Corr turned the game on its head and ensured Pompey left the field to a chorus of boos five minutes later, heading home a cross from captain John White.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Morecambe 4 12
2 Portsmouth 4 10
3 Cheltenham Town 4 10
4 Burton Albion 4 10
5 Wycombe Wanderers 4 9
6 Shrewsbury Town 4 8
7 Bury 4 7
8 Southend United 4 7
9 AFC Wimbledon 4 7
10 Dagenham & Redbridge 4 6
11 Mansfield Town 4 6
12 Luton Town 4 5
13 Northampton Town 4 5
14 Plymouth Argyle 4 4
15 Tranmere Rovers 4 4
16 York City 4 4
17 Cambridge United 4 4
18 Stevenage 4 4
19 Hartlepool United 4 3
20 Carlisle United 4 2
21 Exeter City 4 2
22 Newport County AFC 4 1
23 Accrington Stanley 4 1
24 Oxford United 4 0