Fleetwood Town 0 – Portsmouth FC 1- Visitors at Highbury Stadium secure victory

Fleetwood Town lost their first match in the new League One season against Portsmouth FC. Today’s result, Fleetwood Town are currently 22nd with 0 points from 1 match, while Portsmouth FC sit in 6th, with 3 points from 1.

After a goalless first half, Portsmouth FC continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Lee Brown, 60 minutes in. The game ended with a 1-0 victory for the visitors.

Both coaches used the full entitlement. For Fleetwood Town, Daniel Batty, Anthony Pilkington and Ryan Edmondson, came on for Harrison Biggins, Gerard Garner and Max Clark, Portsmouth FC brought on Recco Hackett-Fairchild, George Hirst and Callum Johnson to replace Gassan Ahadme, John Marquis and Marcus Harness.

The referee booked Lee Brown, Ronan Curtis and Kieron Freeman for Portsmouth FC.

In the second round of action in the League One Fleetwood Town will travel to play Lincoln City and Portsmouth FC will play Crewe Alexandra at home.

Technical card:
Fleetwood Town: Lee Brown, Ronan Curtis, Kieron Freeman, Gassan Ahadme, John Marquis and Marcus Harness
Portsmouth FC: Harrison Biggins, Gerard Garner and Max Clark
Stadium: Highbury Stadium
Goals: Lee Brown (0-1, min. 60)