Boss Appy with McLeod display
Manager Michael Appleton hailed Izale McLeod after the striker
double earned Portsmouth a 3-1 home win over Shrewsbury on
McLeod struck twice after Wes Thomas had opened the scoring in
the League One clash at Fratton Park and the home side held on
despite a Marvin Morgan consolation.
Appleton said: “Izale is a brilliant finisher. He takes his
goals very well. If he gets a chance he puts it away.
“He is on a good run of form at the minute. Izale is a good
striker and I was pleased with his work-rate.
“I was delighted with the three points. We would have lost that
game three to six weeks ago, so it was a massive three points for
“If we perform like that each week, though, we will not win many
matches. We did not perform at our best for long periods.”