Bournemouth defeat Portsmouth

Eunan O'Kane scored the only goal as Championship side Bournemouth defeated League Two neighbours Portsmouth 1-0 to book a second round spot in the Capital One Cup for only the second time in seven seasons.

Last Updated: 07/08/13 at 01:12 Post Comment

Ryan Fraser and Joe Devera battle for the ball during the tie

Ryan Fraser and Joe Devera battle for the ball during the tie

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

O'Kane gave Bournemouth the lead eight minutes into the second half, gobbling up the rebound after a Ryan Fraser shot had been pushed out by Pompey goalkeeper Phil Smith.

Wes Thomas should have opened the scoring for the home side mid-way through the first half when he blazed a header over from Simon Francis's cross.

Smith produced a stunning fingertip save to keep out Norwich loanee Andrew Surman's 20-yard curler on the stroke of half time.

At the other end Tom Craddock had Bournemouth goalkeeper Ryan Allsop scrambling across his line after 18 minutes with a long range shot which fizzed narrowly wide.

Surman almost doubled the Cherries' lead in the 65th minute when he fired wide from a Ryan Fraser cross, while Smith was at his best again 14 minutes from time to turn another fierce Surman drive wide of the post.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
20:00
C Palace 2-3 Newcastle Report
W Brom 3-2 Hull City Report
19:45
Burton Alb 0-3 Brighton Report
Chelsea 2-1 Bolton Report
Man City 7-0 Sheff Wed Report
Tottenham 3-1 N Forest Report
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
20:00
Fulham 2-1 Doncaster  
19:45
Arsenal 1-2 So'ton Report
Cardiff 0-3 B'mouth Report
Derby 2-0 Reading  

Footer 365

La Liga: Carlo Ancelotti praises 'professional' Real Madrid after 3-1 Barcelona win

Carlo Ancelotti praised Real Madrid's "unique professionalism" after they came from a goal down to beat Barcelona.

Premier League: Mauricio Pochettino says Alan Pardew deserves more respect

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits it is tough not to feel sorry for Newcastle counterpart Alan Pardew.

La Liga: Luis Enrique stands by Luis Suarez selection after Barcelona defeat

Luis Enrique defended his decision to start Luis Suarez against Real Madrid after his team slumped to a 3-1 defeat.

Mail Box

'Goals Like That Can Make You Pregnant'

Those being sniffy about Erik Lamela's rabona are given short shrift in the afternoon mailbox, where criticism of Brendan Rodgers is smashed out of the park...

Does David De Gea Need Competition?

It would certainly be a good idea to give Victor Valdes a contract, while we have more mails on Brendan Rodgers, Arsene Wenger, the rabona and mailbox gripes...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property