Saturday’s draw with Wycombe has to be viewed with an air of disappointment, doesn’t it?
Ok, you couldn’t, as I’d said pre-match, be arrogant enough to feel we could simply turn up and win. As with any game, Pompey would have to earn it. Yet, as the home side, we shouldn’t ever be happy if we’ve not won and settle for a point.
All of that said, home or not, at times a point will feel like points gained.
However, Saturday will most definitely be a case of two-points dropped; especially given the fact Brett Pitman had come off the bench to put us in the lead four minutes from time.
A poor poor challenge by Burgess. Unbeaten but 4 points dropped last two at home against teams who will not be in promotion frame this season. Early days but need to maximise home return.
— Gazz top (@ethelmurmanknee) September 22, 2018
Frustrating! Two points dropped, hope Burgess can find his solid form soon.????????
— Aidan Adamson (@APAdamson2) September 22, 2018
Still unbeaten but must stop these late goals! PUP
— Giles Perry (@madgilesp) September 22, 2018
Still unbeaten I suppose but gotta be winning at home
— Ashley Ladd (@AshleyLadd10) September 22, 2018
Pitman’s goal added to Gareth Evans’ earlier equaliser, which had cancelled our Wycombe’s opener from Bryn Norris.
Christian Burgess was at fault during a recent draw at Fratton Park, again when points were dropped from a winning position. We can’t blame Burgess entirely for it, but it was his foul that gave the Chairboys a last minute penalty, converted by Joe Jacobson.
Still, despite dropping to second – and we are second! – after Peterborough won, Pompey remain undefeated in League One without exactly hitting the higher gears just yet. I think we’d agree there’s probably more to come from this side, wouldn’t we? Hopefully we’ll really kick on and hit these in the weeks and months ahead.
PLAY UP POMPEY
2018-19 Prediction League – September
Rochdale (a) – Saturday 29th September 2018 – click here.