Socrates Papastathopoulos scored 45 + 4th and Eddie Nketia scored in the 51st minute
Portsmouth team could not beat Arsenal in any tournament for 62 years
Dainik BhaskarMar 03, 2020, 01:14 PM IST Sports Desk. Arsenal beat Portsmouth 2–0 on Monday night in the 5th round of the football tournament FA Cup. This is Arsenal's 11th consecutive win after 3 years. Earlier in 2016, the team won 15 matches in a row. The first goal for the team was scored by Socrates Papastathopoulos in the first half's injury time (45 + 4th minute). After this, in the second half, Eddie Nketia scored a strong lead in the 51st minute.
The Portsmouth team have not been able to beat Arsenal in any tournament for 62 years. Earlier in March 1958, they had defeated Arsenal 5-4 in a league match. Since then there have been 21 matches between the two teams. In this, Arsenal won 13, while 8 matches have been drawn.
Arsenal are ranked 10th in the Premier League at number 10 in the English Premier League (EPL) points table with 37 points. The team won 8 out of 27 matches, losing 6 and drawing 13 matches. At the same time, Portsmouth Football League-1 is ranked third in the points table with 59 points. He has so far won 17 out of 33 matches. He lost in 8, while he has played as many matches.