Football League roundup: Portsmouth stay top, Forest Green lose record

  • Tom Naylor and Gareth Evans goals earn Portsmouth win
  • Injury-time winner ruins Forest Green record

Portsmouth’s momentum at the top of the table is growing following their ninth win of the season, a 2-1 defeat of AFC Wimbledon. The visitors enjoyed seven decisive minutes in the first half when first Tom Naylor’s header took a deflection beyond the goalkeeper and then Gareth Evans got onto the end of low cross from the left to score from a tight angle. It was Evans who let Wimbledon back into the game when he failed to clear the ball, allowing James Hanson to halve the deficit but Pompey were good enough to hold on to stay three points clear.

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