Hassan Yebda lifted some of the gloom surrounding Portsmouth as his first-half goal earned them their first Barclays Premier League victory of the season, winning 1-0 against Wolves at Molineux.

The on-loan Benfica player struck after 20 minutes to end a run of seven successive league defeats for Paul Hart's side.

It was a perfect pick me up after a turbulent week for the South Coast club when some of their players were not paid on time despite new owner Sulaiman Al-Fahim's plans for a £150 million cash injection.

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