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Portsmouth fans demand sacking after drama involving Rangers loanee

Portsmouth fans have had enough of Kenny Jackett after late drama involving Rangers loanee Ross McCrorie saw them throw away a lead at Bristol Rovers.

Pompey were fancied to be promoted from League One this season having reached the playoffs in 2018/19, but they have endured a poor start to the campaign.

2-0 up after 70 minutes on Saturday afternoon, following a narrow win over Lincoln City in midweek, things looked to be getting back on track.

McCrorie has featured multiple times at right-back this season. (Photo by Steven Hadlow/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Yet, Rovers staged a comeback to nab a point right at the death.

Alex Rodman pulled one back for the hosts after 78 minutes, but Jackett’s men still looked like leaving with the spoils until disaster struck in the third minute of injury time.

In what was a final roll of the dice for the home side, Liam Sercombe sent in a corner which came off McCrorie’s knee and onto the underside of the crossbar, before goalkeeper, Craig MacGillivray, ‘appeared to get the final touch’ sending the ball into the net [BBC Sport].

BBC Sport credited the own goal to the keeper, while the Portsmouth FC Twitter account interpreted it as McCrorie’s.

Regardless of who got the telling touch, Pompey fans were incensed that their team had conspired to throw away a two-goal advantage, ensuring they remain 16th in the league table.

The equaliser prompted scores of supporters to call for Jackett to be sacked as manager.

Here’s a selection of reactions from Twitter:

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