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Portsmouth vs. Sunderland

Fratton Park

23rd February 2008

15:00

Portsmouth V Sunderland

Sunderland travel to Fratton Park for their Premiership game against Portsmouth.

The Blackcats are still yet to win away from home this season and Roy Keane`s men will be out to try and claim the double over Pompey after beating them earlier in the season at the SOL.

Portsmouth Team News:

David James is expected to recover from a stomach virus

Player to watch: Jermain Defoe

The pacey forward will keep Evans and Nosworthy on their toes.

Sunderland Team News:

Roy Keane is still without Carlos Edwards and Kieran Richardson.

Andy Reid is expected to start his first game for Sunderland.

Player to watch: Kenwyne Jones

Jones has been in great form lately if we are going to have any chance he will have to be at his best.

Match Facts & Stats

In our last six league games away to Pompey we have Won 3, Draw 2 and Lost 1

Ref Watch:

Phil Dowd

Match Prediction:

It will be a tough game and I`ll go for a draw 2-2

Next Fixtures:

Derby v Sunderland
Kick off 15:00
Saturday 1st of March 2008




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Writer: KEV1N Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday February 22 2008

Time: 11:47PM

Your Comments

There will be goals but now we have a full team we should get our revenge for last month's defeat. Play up Pompey.
storagematt
Poor game to be honest, We could have had 3 pens tho. You came to shut up shop, no shots on target, your supporters were loud tho. Good luck with the rest of the year.
pompey4me
p.s. you need to get andy reid in the gym, he fell over once, and was stranded like a turtle on it's back! Looks to be carrying too much weight to be a prem player.
pompey4me
You came for a 0-0 & nearly got it.
storagematt
it was clearly a penalty I think. When we had Bardsley on loan his tackling and covering were excellent, his problem was he couldn't cross a ball for s**t! Don't know if he's like that up there??? Is it true you've taken on Brian Kidd??
shepsblade
 

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