Morecambe FC 1-1 Portsmouth: Pompey fight back for a point at the Globe Arena
Morecambe FC were helde ach other to a 1-1 draw by Portsmouth FC on Saturday at Globe Arena. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were each keen to pick up points. Morecambe FC arrived with the intention of improving their league position following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Wycombe Wanderers in their previous game. Portsmouth FC had secured a point against Shrewsbury Town in their previous match. Morecambe FC are now in 22nd place on the table and have 14 points while Portsmouth FC sit in 5th with 28 points after 18 matches.
Morecambe FC started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, thanks to a goal from Liam Shaw in the 36th minute, concluding the first half 1-0.
Portsmouth FC took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Colby Bishop in the 67th minute, leaving the final score at 1-1.
Substitutions for Morecambe FC included Dylan Edward Connolly, Arthur Gnahoua, Cole Stockton and Max Melbourne for Caleb Watts, Adam Major, Kieran Phillips and Donald Love, respectively. Portsmouth FC brought on Denver Hume, Recco Hackett-Fairchild, Jay Mingi, Joe Pigott and Michael Morrison, to replace Clark Robertson, Owen Dale, Zak Swanson, Colby Bishop and Marlon Pack.
There were bookings for Donald Love, Dylan Edward Connolly and Liam Shaw from Morecambe FC. For Portsmouth FC, Marlon Pack, Jay Mingi and Denver Hume saw yellow.
Morecambe FC will next play Lincoln City away, with Portsmouth FC facing Derby County at home.
|Morecambe FC:||Liam Shaw, Donald Love (Max Melbourne, min.87), Caleb Watts (Dylan Edward Connolly, min.75), Adam Major (Arthur Gnahoua, min.75) and Kieran Phillips (Cole Stockton, min.75)|
|Portsmouth FC:||Marlon Pack (Michael Morrison, min.90), Clark Robertson (Denver Hume, min.46), Colby Bishop (Joe Pigott, min.84), Owen Dale (Recco Hackett-Fairchild, min.68) and Zak Swanson (Jay Mingi, min.84)|
|Goals:||Liam Shaw (1-0, min. 36) and Colby Bishop (1-1, min. 67)|