Portsmouth 1 Sheffield United 0: Blades deserved something, says Adams

Sheffield united remain deeply in relegation trouble after losing 1-0 at Portsmouth in the Championship.

Hermann Hreidarsson’s 24th-minute strike, his first goal since 2009, secured Pompey a sixth straight win which keeps their slim play-off hopes alive.

The beleaguered Blades, however, remain in the Championship relegation zone six points from safety.

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Adams, who has yet to taste victory in 13 matches since taking over from Gary Speed in December, felt his side deserved to come away with at least a draw.

Adams said: “Nicked a point? I think that was the least we deserved, but once again it’s a fine line between success and failure. We’ve seen that again.

“We conceded a goal from a corner and for long periods of the game we had Portsmouth pinned back without it falling for us.”

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