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Fratton Park (ATT 12,780) 11th March 2014 - Kick off 19:45

Portsmth Portsmouth vs Burton Albion Burton Alb

Another stalemate for Pompey

Last Updated: 11/03/14 10:23pm

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Patrick Agyemang: Squandered a clear-cut chance

Patrick Agyemang: Squandered a clear-cut chance

Portsmouth's wasteful finishing cost them again as they were held to a third straight 0-0 draw, this time at home to Burton.

The visitors nearly edged ahead after nine minutes when Jimmy Phillips cut inside from the left and unleashed a testing low shot which Pompey goalkeeper Trevor Carson gathered at the second attempt.

Dominic Knowles should have done far better than the tame header he managed from Zeli Ismail's wicked cross from the right in the 21st minute.

And Ismail then found Billy Kee in space 15 yards from goal, only for him to sky Burton's best chance 10 minutes later.

Patrick Agyemang should have opened the scoring for Pompey in the 51st minute when he wriggled free in the Burton box, but dragged his effort against the foot of the post.

Sonny Bradley's diving header from the resulting corner, taken by Nicky Shorey, was wide.

Adam McGurk netted for Burton after latching on to Phil Edwards' searching ball into the box, but his strike was ruled out for offside as both teams suffered a night of frustration in front of goal.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 21 42
2 Shrewsbury Town 21 40
3 Luton Town 21 40
4 Burton Albion 22 40
5 Plymouth Argyle 21 37
6 Southend United 21 35
7 Newport County AFC 21 34
8 Exeter City 22 34
9 Bury 21 31
10 Morecambe 21 30
11 Accrington Stanley 21 30
12 Cambridge United 21 29
13 Stevenage 21 28
14 Portsmouth 21 27
15 AFC Wimbledon 21 27
16 Mansfield Town 21 26
17 Oxford United 21 25
18 Cheltenham Town 21 25
19 Northampton Town 21 24
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 21 21
21 Carlisle United 21 21
22 York City 21 20
23 Tranmere Rovers 21 19
24 Hartlepool United 21 13