Date: 9th August 2010 at 3:08pm
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On Sky

Boro’s first ever Carling cup game – a glamour tie with troubled Championship side Portsmouth – takes place tonight. The game is live on Sky.

Portsmouth are in administration and started their league campaign with just 4 substitutes at the weekend, none of whom had made a first team appearance.

Vital Quotes:

Stevenage FC Team News:

Ashton is injured and Bridges suspended

Player to watch: Daisy

Chris Day could be busy

Portsmouth FC Team News:

Hayden Mullins faces a fitness test

Player to watch: Nugent

He’s scored plenty of goals in his career, at a higher level than League 2

Match Facts & Stats

This is the first ever meeting of these two clubs

Match Prediction:

3-1 to Pompey. I’d love to think we’ll win, but they’re better than us.

Next Fixture:

Bradford (a) – a chance to say hello to Peter Taylor. Or maybe something a little ruder.