York City 4 Portsmouth 2: Minstermen tame Pompey

York City's Wes Fletcher (centre) scores his side's fourth goal during the Sky Bet League Two match at Bootham Crescent, York.
York City's Wes Fletcher (centre) scores his side's fourth goal during the Sky Bet League Two match at Bootham Crescent, York.
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Fallen Premier League side Portsmouth were beaten 4-2 at Bootham Crescent as York City turned in an impressive performance.

It was York’s first win since the opening day of the season, and they were given a helping hand by John Sullivan who spilled Josh Carson’s free kick for Wes Fletcher to net, before gifting Lewis Montrose a tap-in.

In between Pompey had levelled briefly through Jed Wallace.

It was the start of three goals in six second-half minutes, as Ryan Jarvis fired into the corner and Fletcher headed a fourth goal. John Marquis grabbed a Pompey consolation.

Victory lifts York three points clear of the League Two drop zone.