Nugent hits hat-trick in Pompey win

Date published: Monday 27th July 2009 10:06

Younes Kaboul, Paris Cowan-Hall and Danijel Subotic were also on target for Paul Hart’s side as they bagged a big victory at the Silverlake Stadium.

French defender Kaboul gave Pompey the lead after five minutes when he headed home Angelos Basinas’ cross and Cowan-Hall quickly doubled the Premier League side’s advantage as he turned home an effort from close-range.

Eastleigh handed Portsmouth their third goal when Tom Jordan’s back-pass raced away from goalkeeper Jason Matthews to leave Subotic with a simple chance.

Brett Williams pulled a goal back for the hosts just before the break but Pompey were able to extend their advantage in the second 45 minutes.

Nugent bagged his first goal with a neat finish from Eugen Bopp’s pass and he continued his impressive outing with a powerful volley and a calm lob to secure a hat-trick for himself and a 6-1 win for the Fratton Park outfit.

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