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Pompey’s promotion rivals saw the clash fall victim to a flood that made the playing surface on Bloomfield Road unplayable.

Referee Robert Lewis did not conduct a pitch inspection until 6 p.m. after the Doncaster officials hit the ground. The decision to call the device was then made.

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That means a point at Oxford United guarantees Pompey will overtake Darren Moore’s side in the League One table.

It also adds to the congestion at Doncaster as the team has two games in hand on the Blues after tonight and only one place left during the week for the last week of the season.

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