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Argyle v Portsmouth - the Line-Up

Songo'o Returns; Ex-Pompey Man Taylor Benched

9 February 2019

ARGYLE made one change to their starting line-up for Saturday's Sky Bet League One Dockyard Derby against Portsmouth at Home Park, recalling Yann Songo'o.

Midfielder Songo'o took the place of forward Ryan Taylor, a former Portsmouth player, from the initial 11 that had been fielded for the previous week's 1-0 win at Peterborough United.

Ruben Lameiras, the matchwinner at the ABAX Stadium, went into the 105th Dockyard Derby looking to extend a run of goalscoring form that had seen him notch seven goals in seven appearances. 

Argyle: 21 Kyle Letheren; 23 Ashley Smith-Brown, 5 Ryan Edwards, 14 Niall Canavan, 3 Gary Sawyer (capt); 4 Yann Songo’o, 8 David Fox; 7 Antoni Sarcevic, 11 Ruben Lameiras, 10 Graham Carey; 19 Freddie Ladapo. Substitutes: 1 Matt Macey (gk), 2 Joe Riley, 9 Ryan Taylor, 20 Lloyd Jones, 25 Scott Wootton, 26 Oscar Threlkeld, 35 Luke Jephcott.

Portsmouth: 15 Craig MacGillivray; 20 Nathan Thompson, 6 Christian Burgess, 5 Matthew Clarke, 3 Lee Brown; 24 Bryn Morris, 33 Ben Close; 10 Jamal Lowe, 26 Gareth Evans (capt), 11 Ronan Curtis; 22 Omar Bogle. Substitutes: 2 Anton Walkes, 9 Oli Hawkens, 19 Viv Soloman-Otabor, 30 Adam May, 32 James Vaughan, 35 Alex Bass, 38 Brandon Haustrup.


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