Peter Crouch's second-half equaliser denied West Brom their first win in nine games and kept Tony Mowbray's side rooted to the bottom of the Premier League after a 1-1 draw.
The England striker smashed home his ninth goal of the campaign to earn a point for Portsmouth on the day owner Alexandre Gaydamak confirmed the south coast club was up for sale.
Jonathan Greening had given the Baggies a deserved half-time lead after Pompey looked to be suffering a hangover from their midweek UEFA Cup defeat in Wolfsburg.
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