Pompey avenge opening day loss

Goals from Patrick Agyemang and John Marquis helped Portsmouth to a 2-1 win against Oxford in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.

Last Updated: 08/10/13 at 22:49

Patrick Agyemang: Opened the scoring

Patrick Agyemang: Opened the scoring

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Oxford made five changes to the team that went down 2-0 at home to Southend, and the youngsters brought in helped them to turn in an improved performance.

James Constable saw a powerful shot on the turn parried by Trevor Carson, who also saved a header from the striker in the second half.

But Pompey grew in stature as the clash at the Kassam Stadium went on. Sonny Bradley shot straight at Clarke, and John Marquis volleyed over from distance.

Agyemang had only been on the pitch for five minutes when he struck a brilliant 65th-minute shot with the outside of his right foot from the edge of the area to beat Ryan Clarke.

Clarke pulled off fine stops from Agyemang and Marquis but he was beaten again the 82nd minute, Marquis headed in Yassin Moutaouakil's right-wing cross.

Constable pulled a goal back from close range with a minute left but it was too late as Guy Whittingham's team avenged their 4-1 thumping by Oxford at Fratton Park on the opening day of the season.

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, 08 October 2014
19:45
Cheltenhm 1-3 Bristol C Report
Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Bury 3-1 Morecambe Report
Colchester 3-3 Gillingham Report
Coventry 3-1 Exeter Report
Luton 0-1 Crawley Report
MK Dons 2-3 AFC W'don Report
Plymouth 3-2 Swindon Report
Portsmth 1-2 Northamptn Report
Preston 3-2 Port Vale Report
Scunthrpe 1-2 Notts Co Report

Footer 365

Champions League: Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers rues defensive mistakes in Real Madrid defeat

Brendan Rodgers says he could have asked for no more from his side after seeing them taken apart by Real Madrid.

Champions League: Real Madrid ease past Liverpool with 3-0 win at Anfield

Real Madrid produced a first-half masterclass as they overpowered Liverpool 3-0 in the Champions League at Anfield.

Champions League: Late goals give Arsenal 2-1 victory at Anderlecht

Arsenal scored twice in the final two minutes to come from behind and secure a 2-1 Champions League win at Anderlecht.

Mail Box

Do Man City Have A 'Small Mentality'?

That's one claim in the mailbox after Vincent Kompany focused on a few hundred CSKA fans sneaking into the ground instead of City blowing a two-goal lead...

City: Like A Deer Caught In The Headlights

...while Chelsea just live for Champions League nights. That's one view in a mailbox that also includes several happy football fans and looks forward to Michael Carrick's return...

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