Portsmouth striker Defoe thrilled with scoring comeback

Portsmouth striker Jermain Defoe was delighted to make a scoring comeback in yesterday's victory over Blackburn Rovers.

Portsmouth striker Jermain Defoe was delighted to make a scoring comeback in yesterday's victory over Blackburn Rovers.

“To be honest, I was quite surprised,” admitted Defoe, who missed two games with a sore calf, on Pompey's website.

“When I got the ball my intention was to cut inside, but for some reason I decided to go the other way. It was one-on-one and it was nice to see it go in.

“It was good to come back and score.

“The lads were fantastic against AC Milan in the week, so I just wanted to come in and do a job to help the team get three points.”

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