Pompey on the up after Clarets win
Hermann Hreidarsson fired the South Coast club ahead after 65 minutes, thanks to a brilliant ball from substitute Kanu.
Dindane wasted a spot-kick, and a presentable rebound chance after half an hour, but made no mistake when he sealed
The Ghana international was the first home player to test
The Dane fumbled it but none of Boateng’s team mates followed up for the rebound.
Steven Fletcher had a much better chance to open the scoring for the Clarets three minutes later when Wade Elliott raced forward and crossed from the right.
Fletcher took the ball on the chest beautifully but his shot was scuffed tamely wide.
Tommy Smith’s cross from the right of the box was taken down by Iceland international Hreidarsson, who went down softly under pressure from
Referee Phil Dowd harshly awarded a spot-kick and, surprisingly, Dindane stepped forward instead of usual taker Boateng.
The on-loan hitman hit a lacksadaisical effort right at Jensen, who parried it away easily.
Dindane followed up with an equally tame header but the Dane gathered, as the Ivorian was roundly booed for his efforts by the home fans.
McDonald nearly slotted in Fletcher a minute later, but the Clarets number nine fired across the face of goal.
Boateng continue to make
A speculative effort from
His delightful dipping shot from 25 yards was well turned around the post.
This was before
Boateng found substitute Kanu, who came on for Smith, and the Nigerian slotted a clever ball to the onrushing Hreidarsson.
The big Icelander just beat the offside and slotted a cool finish across Jensen.
Kanu’s clearly made a huge difference to Avram Grant’s side and the former
But the ex-Spurs midfielder pulled his attempt wide of Jensen’s near post.
The striker won his side a free kick on the left of the
After taking a short free kick to Hreidarsson, O’Hara swung the ball deep to the far post and Dindane netted with a beautiful downward header.
That ensured Avram Grant his first win as boss to move