Date: 24th August 2006 at 12:26am
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Pompey drew 0-0 with Manchester City in our first away Barclays Premiership match this season, what about the others…

Tuesday 22/08/06
Tottenham 2-0 Sheff Utd
The White Hart Lane crowd saw £10m man Dimitar Berbatov (7) score his first Premiership goal, with Jermaine Jenas (16) adding a second soon after as Spurs beat Sheffield United.

Watford 1-1 West Ham
Marlon King (62) gave Watford the lead at Vicaridge Road, only for Bobby Zamora (64) with his third in two games to equalize minutes later as the points were shared.

Wednesday 23/08/06
Aston Villa 2-1 Reading
Kevin Doyle (3) gave Reading a dream start, but following Ibrahima Sonko’s red card for a foul on Luke Moore. Juan Pablo Angel (33) scored the resulting penalty. Gary Barry (60) scored the winning goal.

Blackburn 1-1 Everton
Benni McCarthy (49) opened the scoring only for Tim Cahill (83) to score to maintain Everton`s unbeaten start to the season.

Charlton 0-3 Man Utd
Second half goals from Darren Fletcher (48), Louis Saha (79) and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (89) gave free scoring United another win in the LIVE SKY Sports clash at the Valley.

Fulham 1-1 Bolton
A penalty a piece saw the points shared at Craven Cottage. El Hadji Diouf’s (72) penalty gave Bolton the load, but an injury time penalty from Jimmy Bullard (90) earned Fulham a point.

Middlesbrough 2-1 Chelsea
For the second successive season Pompey`s next opponents Middlesbrough beat Chelsea at the Riverside. Andrei Shevchenko (15) gave Chelsea the lead only for Emanuel Pogatetz (79) and a late goal from Mark Viduka (89) to turn the game.