Arsenal placed yet more pressure on crisis hit Portsmouth with a very convincing win away at Fratton Park. The Emirates side found themselves two up at the break thanks to goals from Eduardo and Samir Nasri at which point the Gunners took their foot off the pedal a little. Aaron Ramsey added magnificent third midway through the second half to truly end the game as a contest before Nadir Belhadj netted a consolation goal for Pompey.
Alex Song then scored a rare goal to put Arsenal 4-1 up.
This will puts Arsenal in a great position to further attack top two Man United and Chelsea and gives Arsene Wenger three wins from three ahead of two successive home matches that the north London side will believe they should win comfortably.
Portsmouth 0-1 Arsenal (Eduardo)
Portsmouth 0-2 Arsenal (Nasri)Portsmouth 0-3 Arsenal (Ramsey)Portsmouth 1-3 Arsenal (Belhadj)
Portsmouth 1-4 Arsenal (Song)Full Highlights