Lassana Diarra (left) grabs his one opportunity at the Reebok Stadium with just nine minutes remaining. 1-0 to Pompey.
Still time in the dying seconds for an astonishing match-winning save from David James to deny Bolton's Tamir Cohen.
Bolton: Jaaskelainen ,Steinsson ,Andrew O'Brien ,Cahill ,Gardner ,Nolan ,Campo ,Guthrie (Cohen ,87 ) ,Diouf (Rasiak ,60 ) ,Davies ,Taylor (Giannakopoulos ,82)
Subs not used: Al Habsi,Samuel,
Referee: P Walton (Northamptonshire)