Cheltenham 0-2 Portsmouth: Pompey down the Robins in convincing victory

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Portsmouth FC defeated Cheltenham Town 2-0 on Saturday at Jonny-Rocks Stadium. Cheltenham Town were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last match 1-0 to Barnsley. Portsmouth FC, on the other hand, are struggling for form following a draw in their last match. Following today’s result, Cheltenham Town are in 23rd place in the table and have 0 points while Portsmouth FC sit in 9th with 5 points after 3 matches.

Portsmouth FC started the match well, when Colby Bishop gave Portsmouth FC the lead at the 30 minute mark, finishing the first half 1-0.

Portsmouth FC continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Colby Bishop found the net again at the 56 minute mark. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 2-0 to Portsmouth FC.

Substitutions for Cheltenham Town included Daniel Adshead, William Ferry, George Lloyd and Christian Norton for Elliot Bonds, Ben Williams, Taylor Perry and Ryan Jackson, repectively. Portsmouth FC replaced Owen Dale, Joe Pigott, Tom Lowery, Ronan Curtis and Jay Mingi with Recco Hackett-Fairchild, Dane Scarlett, Louis Thompson, Michael Jacobs and Colby Bishop.

There were bookings for Daniel N`Lundulu and Elliot Bonds from Cheltenham Town. For Portsmouth FC, Owen Dale saw yellow.

Cheltenham Town will next travel to Fleetwood Town, while Portsmouth FC will face Cambridge Utd at home.

Technical card:
Cheltenham Town:Daniel N`Lundulu, Elliot Bonds (Daniel Adshead, min.68), Ben Williams (William Ferry, min.68), Taylor Perry (George Lloyd, min.78) and Ryan Jackson (Christian Norton, min.84)
Portsmouth FC:Colby Bishop (Jay Mingi, min.87), Recco Hackett-Fairchild (Owen Dale, min.67), Dane Scarlett (Joe Pigott, min.67), Louis Thompson (Tom Lowery, min.70) and Michael Jacobs (Ronan Curtis, min.71)
Stadium:Jonny-Rocks Stadium
Goals:Colby Bishop (0-1, min. 30) and Colby Bishop (0-2, min. 56)