Mixed emotions for Whittingham

Guy Whittingham praised Portsmouth's performance after a narrow 1-0 defeat to Bournemouth saw them exit the Capital One Cup.

Last Updated: 07/08/13 at 12:05

Guy Whittingham: Team will take a while to gel

Guy Whittingham: Team will take a while to gel

Eunan O'Kane scored the game's only goal when he tapped in the rebound after a Ryan Fraser shot had been pushed out by Pompey goalkeeper Phil Smith.

Whittingham said: "I was pleased with the way the team played for the whole 90 minutes.

"This is a tough place to visit and the team gave a decent account of themselves, although we are clearly disappointed to go out in the first round.

"We made six changes to the team and it will take a while for the team to gel together. I want to give every player a chance."

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