FA Cup: Pompey vs Barnsley


At home, the former King Portsmouth who are excited in League One will welcome Barnsley who is precarious in the First Division in the FA Cup fourth round match. Let's see if Barnsley makes Portsmouth hate the third match in a row without losing to the opponent as well as cutting the circuit for 2 consecutive matches. Or Portsmouth will continue the excitement to win the 6th match in a row from the beginning of the new year 2020.


The beginning of the new year 2020 was a great time for Portsmouth when they won all 5 recent matches, including a 2-1 victory at Fleetwood Town in the third round of the FA Cup, James Bolton and Marcus Anthony are the recorders. table for them in the second half. Previously, Portsmouth defeated amateur minorities such as Altrincham and Harrogate Town both with a score of 2-1 in the FA Cup preliminary matches, in the past they had ascended to the throne in this arena 2 times in 1939 and 2008 and 2 runner-ups before World War I. On the League One front, they defeated Wimbledon and Bolton Wanderers with a minimum gap, this is the 4th victory in the last 6 rounds as well as the 11th victory this season and is only inferior to the top 6 play-offs. Promotion is only a fragile goal difference. They are very confident at home with 8 wins in 9 recent unbeaten matches.

Barnsley did not lose to Porsmouth in the last 3 matches, but they are weak in the away field with 6 defeats in the last 9 away games. Their form is quite bad with 3 losses in the last 4 rounds, 2 recent defeats against Preston End and Bristol City they could not even score against the opponent. This has been their 15th defeat this season with only 24 points and is 4 points behind the safe position. In the third round of the FA Cup, they also beat host Crewe Alexandra with a strong score of 3-1 to be present in this match, the main striker Conor Chaplin shined with 1 goal and 1 assist.  




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