Saturday 31 March 2007, 3:00pm at Craven Cottage, London
Barclays Premier League
Fulham FC
Fulham
1
Pearce 90'
Portsmouth
1
Kranjcar 4'
A crucial injury time goal from defender Ian Pearce rescues a point for Fulham against Portsmouth on Saturday afternoon.

90' Goal

Ian Pearce

88' Yellow Card

Michael Brown Card was given for a foul

57' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Wayne Routledge
Off:Papa Bouba Diop

62' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Vincenzo Montella
Off:Tomasz Radzinski

65' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Collins John
Off:Brian McBride

4' Goal

Niko Kranjcar

61' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Matthew Taylor
Off:Niko Kranjcar

80' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Svetoslav Todorov
Off:Kanu

83' Substitution

Player was substituted for tactical reasons
On:Arnold Mvuemba
Off:Benjani

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90:00: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) to centre, header by Collins John(Fulham) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), missed left.

90:00: Shot by Collins John(Fulham) right-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), clearance by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth).

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Matthew Taylor(Portsmouth).

90:00: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

90:00: Goal - Goal by Ian Pearce(Fulham) right-footed (bottom-right of goal) from right channel (20 yards).Fulham 1-1 Portsmouth. Assist (pass) by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) from right channel.

90:00: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), resulting in open play.

90:00: Attacking throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

90:00: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Matthew Taylor(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) from left channel, passed.

88:40: Foul by Arnold Mvuemba(Portsmouth) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, passed.

88:09: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

87:55: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), clearance by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

87:52: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

86:45: Yellow Card - Foul by Sean Davis(Portsmouth) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Michael Brown(Fulham) booked for dissent. Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

86:27: Attacking throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

85:46: Foul by Ian Pearce(Fulham) on Svetoslav Todorov(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

85:22: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

85:09: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

84:58: Goal kick taken short by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

84:45: Shot by Matthew Taylor(Portsmouth) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), over the bar.

84:22: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) to centre, clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

84:01: Shot by Svetoslav Todorov(Portsmouth) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (tipped round post) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

83:27: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by David James(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

Substitution made82:31: Substitution - Foul by Svetoslav Todorov(Portsmouth) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Portsmouth substitution: Benjani Mwaruwari replaced by Arnold Mvuemba (tactical). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

82:20: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

82:02: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

81:18: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), blocked by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth).

80:58: Attacking throw-in by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

80:52: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

80:38: Shot by Svetoslav Todorov(Portsmouth) right-footed from left channel (20 yards), save (with feet) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

80:05: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

79:26: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

Substitution made79:02: Substitution - Portsmouth substitution: Nwankwo Kanu replaced by Svetoslav Todorov (tactical).

77:27: Foul by Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, passed.

76:03: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

75:40: Shot by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) left-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), missed left.

74:55: Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by David James(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

74:18: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

73:57: Attacking throw-in by Wayne Routledge(Fulham).

73:19: Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) caught offside. Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

72:20: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

71:35: Foul by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) on Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth). Free kick crossed left-footed by Matthew Taylor(Portsmouth) from right wing, resulting in ball out of play.

71:13: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) from right wing, passed.

71:08: Cross by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth), resulting in open play.

70:41: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

70:08: Defending throw-in by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth).

68:56: Foul by Sean Davis(Portsmouth) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from left channel, save (caught) by David James(Portsmouth).

67:58: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), save (caught) by David James(Portsmouth).

65:25: Wayne Routledge(Fulham) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

65:12: Shot by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

64:37: Attacking throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

Substitution made64:05: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Brian McBride replaced by Collins John (tactical).

63:58: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

63:32: Shot by Vincenzo Montella(Fulham) left-footed from centre of penalty area (6 yards), missed left.

62:45: Cross by Wayne Routledge(Fulham), save (caught) by David James(Portsmouth).

62:30: Foul by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) on Wayne Routledge(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Brian McBride(Fulham) from left channel, passed.

Substitution made61:34: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Tomasz Radzinski replaced by Vincenzo Montella (tactical).

60:58: Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Matthew Taylor(Portsmouth) to centre, foul by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth) on Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

Substitution made60:20: Substitution - Portsmouth substitution: Niko Kranjcar replaced by Matthew Taylor (tactical).

60:07: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

60:00: Cross by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth), clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

59:29: Foul by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) on Richard Hughes(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

59:11: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

58:47: Foul by Wayne Routledge(Fulham) on Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by David James(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

58:24: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

58:20: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

58:03: Shot by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (30 yards), save (caught) by David James(Portsmouth).

57:44: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

57:10: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth).

56:55: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), clearance by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth).

Substitution made56:08: Substitution - Fulham substitution: Papa Bouba Diop replaced by Wayne Routledge (tactical).

55:57: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

55:52: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

55:25: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), clearance by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

55:19: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), clearance by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth).

54:12: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

53:08: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

52:34: Foul by Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth) on Ian Pearce(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

52:09: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

51:35: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

51:03: Foul by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) on Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by . Lauren(Portsmouth) from right wing, passed.

50:38: Cross by Brian McBride(Fulham), clearance by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth).

50:17: Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, passed.

48:21: Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, passed.

48:02: Shot by Brian McBride(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (caught) by David James(Portsmouth).

47:43: Cross by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth), clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

46:26: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

45:46: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Richard Hughes(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

45:13: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

45:00: Foul by Sean Davis(Portsmouth) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Liam Rosenior(Fulham) from own half, passed.

45:00: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

44:23: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

43:50: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

43:29: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

43:15: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

43:08: Attacking throw-in by Michael Brown(Fulham).

42:52: Foul by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from own half, passed.

42:04: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

41:57: Shot by Ian Pearce(Fulham) left-footed from left channel (20 yards), missed right.

41:31: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, resulting in open play.

41:18: Shot by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) left-footed from right channel (25 yards), save (tipped round post) by David James(Portsmouth).

40:27: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

39:58: Foul by Sean Davis(Portsmouth) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

39:38: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) right-footed from right channel (25 yards), blocked by Sean Davis(Portsmouth).

39:19: Cross by Liam Rosenior(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

38:49: Shot by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) right-footed from left side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

38:18: Foul by Michael Brown(Fulham) on Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by David James(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

37:47: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

37:42: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

36:30: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) to near post, foul by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth) on Ian Pearce(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

36:06: Attacking throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

35:49: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

35:15: Defending throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

34:36: Foul by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) on Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth). Free kick crossed right-footed by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) from right channel, clearance by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

34:01: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

33:28: Foul by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Free kick crossed left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from left channel, clearance by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

33:20: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), clearance by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth).

33:00: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to short, resulting in open play.

32:15: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

32:02: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

30:51: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

30:00: Foul by . Lauren(Portsmouth) on Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

28:53: Foul by . Lauren(Portsmouth) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

28:20: Attacking throw-in by Sean Davis(Portsmouth).

27:44: Attacking throw-in by Ian Pearce(Fulham).

27:33: Foul by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Alexey Smertin(Fulham) from own half, passed.

27:17: Defending throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

26:52: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

26:25: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) to near post, clearance by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

26:08: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

25:30: Foul by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) on Richard Hughes(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

25:04: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

24:14: Foul by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) on Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by David James(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

24:08: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

23:33: Cross by Franck Queudrue(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

22:53: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

22:20: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

21:38: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

20:38: Foul by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) on Michael Brown(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from own half, passed.

19:55: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

19:47: Attacking throw-in by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

18:54: Foul by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) on Brian McBride(Fulham). Free kick taken right-footed by Brian McBride(Fulham) from left channel (25 yards), hit wall.

18:29: Shot by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), blocked by Liam Rosenior(Fulham).

17:38: Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, clearance by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth).

17:28: Shot by Michael Brown(Fulham) right-footed from left channel (25 yards), save (tipped round post) by David James(Portsmouth).

16:55: Foul by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham) from right channel, passed.

16:30: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

16:00: Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth) caught offside. Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

15:37: Cross by . Lauren(Portsmouth), resulting in open play.

15:25: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

15:18: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

14:23: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

14:10: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

13:39: Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Antti Niemi(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

12:28: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

12:14: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

11:41: Attacking throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

11:27: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

11:10: Shot by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) left-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (caught) by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

10:48: Attacking throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

10:12: Attacking throw-in by Simon Davies(Fulham).

09:53: Outswinging corner from right by-line taken right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) to far post, resulting in open play.

09:34: Shot by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham) volleyed right-footed from right channel (20 yards), save (tipped over) by David James(Portsmouth).

09:23: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

09:16: Attacking throw-in by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham).

09:11: Cross by Simon Davies(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth).

08:30: Foul by Brian McBride(Fulham) on Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

08:04: Defending throw-in by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

07:06: Goal kick taken long by David James(Portsmouth).

07:02: Cross by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham), resulting in ball out of play.

06:41: Attacking throw-in by Franck Queudrue(Fulham).

06:13: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

05:56: Shot by Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth) drilled right-footed from right channel (20 yards), missed left.

05:40: Attacking throw-in by Sean Davis(Portsmouth).

04:57: Foul by Richard Hughes(Portsmouth) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Free kick crossed right-footed by Simon Davies(Fulham) from left channel, clearance by . Lauren(Portsmouth).

04:31: Foul by Sean Davis(Portsmouth) on Alexey Smertin(Fulham). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Michael Brown(Fulham) from right channel, passed.

04:16: Goal kick taken long by Antti Niemi(Fulham).

03:20: Goal - Goal by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth) right-footed (top-right of goal) from left channel (20 yards).Fulham 0-1 Portsmouth. Assist (header) by Nwankwo Kanu(Portsmouth) from left side of penalty area.

02:53: Foul by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) on Gary O'Neil(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken right-footed by Linvoy Primus(Portsmouth) from own half, resulting in open play.

02:21: Handball by . Lauren(Portsmouth). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Carlos Bocanegra(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

01:50: Foul by Benjani Mwaruwari(Portsmouth) on Papa Bouba Diop(Fulham). Direct free kick taken left-footed by Franck Queudrue(Fulham) from own half, resulting in open play.

01:31: Attacking throw-in by Niko Kranjcar(Portsmouth).

01:15: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

00:47: Defending throw-in by Dejan Stefanovic(Portsmouth).

00:37: Cross by Tomasz Radzinski(Fulham), clearance by Sol Campbell(Portsmouth). 

Match Information

Competition: Barclays Premier League

Date: Saturday 31 March 2007
Kick-off: 3:00pm

Venue: Craven Cottage, London
Attendance: 22,806

Referee: Mike Riley

Fulham

Line-up: Niemi; Rosenior, Pearce, Bocanegra, Queudrue; Davies, Brown, Smertin, Diop (Routledge 57'), Radzinski (Montella 62'); McBride (John 65')

Unused substitutes: Lastuvka, Helguson

Portsmouth

Line-up: James; Lauren, Stefanovic, Campbell, Primus; Kranjcar (Taylor 61'), Hughes, Davis, O'Neil; Benjani (Mvuemba 83'), Kanu (Todorov 80')

Unused substitutes: Ashdown, Lua Lua

As It Stood Table

Pos Club Pl Pts
1 Manchester United 31 78
2 Chelsea 30 69
3 Liverpool 31 57
4 Arsenal 30 55
5 Bolton Wanderers 31 50
6 Everton 30 46
7 Tottenham Hotspur 30 45
8 Reading 30 44
9 Portsmouth 31 43
10 Blackburn Rovers 31 40
11 Newcastle United 31 37
12 Middlesbrough 31 36
13 Manchester City 30 36
14 Fulham 31 35
15 Aston Villa 30 34
16 Wigan Athletic 31 33
17 Sheffield United 31 31
18 Charlton Athletic 31 30
19 West Ham United 31 26
20 Watford 30 20
Fulham (4-5-1)
  • 29Antti Niemi
  • 7Liam Rosenior
  • 19Ian Pearce
  • 3Carlos Bocanegra
  • 4Franck Queudrue
  • 25Simon Davies
  • 8Michael Brown
  • 37Alexei Smertin
  • 14Papa Bouba Diop
  • 13Tomasz Radzinski
  • 20Brian McBride
Substitutes
  • 12Jan Lastuvka
  • 22Wayne Routledge
  • 9Heidar Helguson
  • 11Vincenzo Montella
  • 15Collins John
Portsmouth (4-4-2)
  • 1David James
  • 4Lauren
  • 3Dejan Stefanovic
  • 23Sol Campbell
  • 2Linvoy Primus
  • 19Niko Kranjcar
  • 22Richard Hughes
  • 28Sean Davis
  • 26Gary O'Neil
  • 25Benjani
  • 27Kanu
Substitutes
  • 1Jamie Ashdown
  • 14Matthew Taylor
  • 18Arnold Mvuemba
  • 9Svetoslav Todorov
  • 32Tresor Lomana Lua Lua