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Coventry City 2 Portsmouth 0 Match Centre

Saturday, 24th March 2012

npower Championship Kick Off: 15:00 Venue: City of Coventry Stadium Attendance: 15,809
Click for Coventry City squad list Coventry City
McSheffrey 55
Norwood 77
2 - 0 Portsmouth
 
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Match Finished
Time   Comments
- mc-whistle Match ends, Coventry City 2, Portsmouth 0.
90+4 mc-whistle Second Half ends, Coventry City 2, Portsmouth 0.
90+4   Foul by Alex Nimely (Coventry City).
90+4   Tal Ben Haim I (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
90+4   Attempt saved. Marko Futacs (Portsmouth) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved.
90+3   Foul by Jason Pearce (Portsmouth).
90+3   Richard Keogh (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
90+3   Corner, Portsmouth.
90+2   Attempt saved. George Thorne (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
90+1   Foul by Luke Varney (Portsmouth).
90+1   Richard Keogh (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
90   Foul by Tal Ben Haim I (Portsmouth).
90   Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
89   Attempt blocked. Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
87   Foul by Luca Scapuzzi (Portsmouth).
87   Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
86   Foul by Alex Nimely (Coventry City).
86   Tal Ben Haim I (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
85   Offside, Portsmouth. Tal Ben Haim I tries a through ball, but Tal Ben Haim I is caught offside.
84   Corner, Portsmouth.
83   Substitution, Portsmouth. Luca Scapuzzi replaces Scott Allan.
82   Attempt blocked. Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
81 mc-yellow Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
81   Foul by Chris Maguire (Portsmouth).
81   Jordan Clarke (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
80   Foul by Jordan Clarke (Coventry City).
80   Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
79   Substitution, Coventry City. Cyrus Christie replaces Chris Hussey.
77 mc-goal Goal! Coventry City 2, Portsmouth 0. Oliver Norwood (Coventry City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Gael Bigirimana with a cross.
76   Attempt missed. Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.
76   Attempt missed. Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
75 mc-yellow Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
75   Foul by Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City).
75   George Thorne (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
74   Foul by Martin Cranie (Coventry City).
74   Marko Futacs (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
71   Attempt missed. Luke Varney (Portsmouth) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Scott Allan with a cross.
71   Foul by Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City).
71   Tal Ben Haim I (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
70   Foul by Jason Pearce (Portsmouth).
70   Richard Keogh (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
70   Corner, Portsmouth.
69   Foul by Marko Futacs (Portsmouth).
69   Richard Keogh (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
69   Foul by Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City).
69   Scott Allan (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
68   Attempt blocked. George Thorne (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
68   Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) hits the woodwork with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.
67 mc-yellow Richard Keogh (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
67   Hand ball by Richard Keogh (Coventry City).
67   Attempt blocked. Scott Allan (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
66   Attempt blocked. Marko Futacs (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Kelvin Etuhu with a cross.
65   Foul by Richard Keogh (Coventry City).
65   Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
63   Foul by Marko Futacs (Portsmouth).
63   Sammy Clingan (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
63   Substitution, Portsmouth. Kelvin Etuhu replaces Joel Ward.
63   Substitution, Portsmouth. Marko Futacs replaces David Norris.
62   Corner, Coventry City.
62   Attempt blocked. Alex Nimely (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
61   Corner, Coventry City.
60   Corner, Coventry City.
60   Attempt saved. Sammy Clingan (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
59   Foul by Jason Pearce (Portsmouth).
59   Alex Nimely (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
58   Foul by Sammy Clingan (Coventry City).
58   Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
57   Foul by Clive Platt (Coventry City).
57   Ricardo Rocha (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
56   Attempt missed. Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
55 mc-goal Goal! Coventry City 1, Portsmouth 0. Gary McSheffrey (Coventry City) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Chris Hussey with a cross.
54   Offside, Portsmouth. Chris Maguire tries a through ball, but Chris Maguire is caught offside.
53   Offside, Coventry City. Clive Platt tries a through ball, but Clive Platt is caught offside.
53   Attempt missed. Oliver Norwood (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.
52   Attempt saved. Chris Hussey (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
50   Attempt missed. Richard Keogh (Coventry City) header from a difficult angle on the right misses to the right. Assisted by Sammy Clingan.
50   Corner, Coventry City.
49   Foul by David Norris (Portsmouth).
49   Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
47   Corner, Coventry City.
46   Attempt saved. Joel Ward (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
46   Substitution, Coventry City. Gael Bigirimana replaces Conor Thomas.
-   Second Half begins Coventry City 0, Portsmouth 0.
45+2 mc-whistle First Half ends, Coventry City 0, Portsmouth 0.
45+1   Foul by Conor Thomas (Coventry City).
45+1   Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
44   Corner, Portsmouth.
43   Attempt missed. Luke Varney (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box.
42   Foul by Jason Pearce (Portsmouth).
42   Clive Platt (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
40   Attempt missed. Tal Ben Haim I (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
39   Attempt missed. Luke Varney (Portsmouth) header from a difficult angle on the left is too high. Assisted by Greg Halford with a cross.
35   Foul by Sammy Clingan (Coventry City).
35   David Norris (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
34   Foul by Alex Nimely (Coventry City).
34   Jamie Ashdown (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
33   Foul by Richard Keogh (Coventry City).
33   Luke Varney (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
32   Foul by Chris Maguire (Portsmouth).
32   Chris Hussey (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
31   Foul by Oliver Norwood (Coventry City).
31   Scott Allan (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
30   Foul by Clive Platt (Coventry City).
30   George Thorne (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
28   Attempt missed. Joel Ward (Portsmouth) header from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Scott Allan.
28   Corner, Portsmouth.
19   Corner, Coventry City.
19   Attempt saved. Clive Platt (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
16   Corner, Portsmouth.
13   Attempt missed. Sammy Clingan (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
13   Foul by Jason Pearce (Portsmouth).
13   Clive Platt (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
11   Attempt saved. Clive Platt (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Clive Platt with a cross.
10   Attempt saved. Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved.
10   Foul by Martin Cranie (Coventry City).
10   Luke Varney (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
9   Foul by Alex Nimely (Coventry City).
9   Jason Pearce (Portsmouth) wins a free kick.
8   Attempt saved. Chris Maguire (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
5   Foul by Greg Halford (Portsmouth).
5   Chris Hussey (Coventry City) wins a free kick.
5   Offside, Portsmouth. Luke Varney tries a through ball, but Luke Varney is caught offside.
2   Offside, Portsmouth. Luke Varney tries a through ball, but Luke Varney is caught offside.
-   First Half begins.
-   Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
Starting line-ups
1 Joe Murphy
26 Jordan Clarke
15 Martin Cranie
3 Chris Hussey (Christie 79)
2 Richard Keogh
16 Oliver Norwood
32 Conor Thomas (Bigirimana 46)
4 Sammy Clingan
18 Alex Nimely
11 Gary McSheffrey
22 Clive Platt
Substitutes
13 Chris Dunn
34 Gael Bigirimana (Thomas 46)
12 Gary Deegan
14 Cody McDonald
31 Cyrus Christie (Hussey 79)
Starting line-ups
1 Jamie Ashdown
5 Jason Pearce
15 Greg Halford
26 Tal Ben Haim
2 Joel Ward (Etuhu 63)
3 Ricardo Rocha
20 George Thorne
19 David Norris (Futacs 63)
16 Scott Allan (Scapuzzi 83)
22 Chris Maguire
11 Luke Varney
Substitutes
24 Luca Scapuzzi (Allan 83)
17 Ashley Harris
9 Marko Futacs (Norris 63)
23 Karim Rekik
14 Kelvin Etuhu (Ward 63)

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