Date: 16th December 2007 at 12:37am
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Harry Redknapp admitted to sky sports news after our defeat to Spurs that we got what we deserved: ‘we got well beaten today. I thought Tottenham were the better team. We just never got going.

‘I don’t know why, it is difficult to put your finger on it, we have been in such great form all season.

‘Credit to Tottenham they well deserved their win’.

I do not think that many, if any Pompey fans will deny that we were beaten and fairly so, we just did not get started and were never at the races. Why? Search me… actually, strike that a lot has got to be attributed to the lack of 4-4-2 formation at home, has it not?

Another blank at home concerns me, but Redknapp has played down any ‘problems’ with how things are going at home: ‘we’ve always had a great home record at Portsmouth and largely we couldn’t win away from home.

‘This year we are winning away from home. But we haven’t been losing that is our first defeat at home since I don’t know when.

‘It’s no problem I don’t care where you get your points from. It’s been a great start to the season for us’.

So long as we are picking up wins away from home as we are to a large degree it does compensate for the lack of wins at home, but you always want to win on your own patch don’t you. If we did keep losing at home – which we are not – I would be more worried though, I would like to see us pick up wins at home again, and not just draw.

We just need something to give at home and then all being well this will see an upturn in fortune – maybe this defeat was exactly what was needed to give us a kick up the backside?

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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