'So sick of this' - Some EFL club fans demand boss sacking as loan Ger endures more pain
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Portsmouth fans demand sacking as Rangers loanee endures more pain

Rangers loanee Ross McCrorie endured yet more pain on Saturday afternoon as Portsmouth fans continue to call for Kenny Jackett to be relieved of his duties.

Last weekend, Pompey threw away a two-goal advantage at Bristol Rovers, with McCrorie involved in a late own goal which prompted an outpouring of fury toward the manager.

McCrorie is beginning to establish himself in the Portsmouth team at right-back. (Photo by Steven Hadlow/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

A week later, with the Hampshire side at home this time, they suffered a similar fate against Oxford United.

McCrorie started in his increasingly familiar right-back slot and was booked after 39 minutes for a mistimed tackle on Josh Ruffels, which eventually forced the opposition player to come off injured.

Just before the hour mark, though, Pompey took the lead, with Gareth Evans slotting home a penalty.

Despite sustained pressure following the goal, the hosts were unable to double their advantage. Yet, when McCrorie was substituted late on, he probably thought he’d helped to secure a clean sheet and three points.

In what was one of his most promising run-outs for his adopted club, he was even named Man of the Match.

However, just as it had done a week previously, disaster struck late on.

With the loan Ger watching on from the bench, a 90th-minute header from Matty Taylor snatched a point for the plucky U’s.  The result ensures Pompey continue to languish in the bottom half of EFL League One, on 18 points from 14 games.

Nothing seems to be going right for McCrorie or Pompey this season and the late equaliser drew more rage from the club’s fanbase on Twitter.

Here’s a selection of reactions:

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