Round 5
Finished
  • Sokratis 45'+4'
  • Eddie Nketiah 51'
2
PTM
ARS
KO
  • Ceballos is brought on in place of the injured Torreira, who could be facing a spell on the sidelines.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out11 - Lucas Torreira
    Substitution - In47 - Dani Ceballos
    16'
  • Guendouzi is shown the game's first yellow card, seemingly for something he said to referee Mike Dean after being asked to retake a free-kick.
    Arsenal
    Yellow card
    ARS - Matteo Guendouzi
    35'
  • GOOOOOAAAAALLLL!!!! PORTSMOUTH 0-1 ARSENAL!!! From what will likely be the final meaningful kick of the first half, Sokratis guides Nelson's right-sided cross past Bass with a quality first-time finish.
    Arsenal
    Goal
    ARS - Sokratis
    49'
HT
  • GOOOOAAAALLLL!!!!! PORTSMOUTH 0-2 ARSENAL!!! Nelson gets away from Seddon down the right and sends a cross into a dangerous zone. Nketiah profits from a favourable bounce and squeezes the ball past Bass from pretty much underneath the crossbar.
    Arsenal
    Goal
    ARS - Eddie Nketiah
    51'
  • Harrison is off and Marquis on in his place upfront in the first of Portsmouth's changes.
    Portsmouth
    Portsmouth
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out10 - Ellis Harrison
    Substitution - In9 - John Marquis
    Portsmouth
    Portsmouth
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out19 - Marcus Harness
    Substitution - In11 - Ronan Curtis
    67'
  • Evans is replaced by Cannon in the third and final of Portsmouth's changes, assuming the game does not go to extra-time.
    Portsmouth
    Portsmouth
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out26 - Gareth Evans
    Substitution - In14 - Andrew Cannon
    74'
  • Xhaka is brought on in place of Willock to help Arsenal over the line.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out28 - Joe Willock
    Substitution - In34 - Granit Xhaka
    87'
  • Nelson, who has put in a good shift down the right today, is replaced by Maitland-Niles for the closing seconds.
    Arsenal
    Arsenal
    Substitution
    Substitution - Out24 - Reiss Nelson
    Substitution - In15 - Ainsley Maitland-Niles
    91'
FT
Portsmouth
Match stats
Arsenal
27%
Possession
73%
11
Shots
15
1
Shots (On goal)
4
3
Corners
10
2
Saves
1
8
Fouls
8

Line-ups

35
Alex Bass
28
Ross McCrorie
13
James Bolton
6
Christian Burgess
15
Steve Seddon
8
Ben Close
8
Cameron McGeehan
7
Ryan Williams
26
Gareth Evans
19
Marcus Harness
10
Ellis Harrison
Portsmouth
4-2-3-1
26
Emiliano Martinez
5
Sokratis
23
David Luiz
22
Pablo Marí
7
Bukayo Saka
29
Matteo Guendouzi
11
Lucas Torreira
24
Reiss Nelson
28
Joe Willock
35
Gabriel Martinelli
30
Eddie Nketiah
Arsenal
4-2-3-1

Team stats

Portsmouth

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
022
ForwardsGGASFCFW
67'
00000
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00011
00123
00011
74'
00230
67'
00000
DefendersGGASFCFW
Ross McCrorie
00001
Steve Seddon
00000
00000
00000
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
Ronan Curtis
67'(Marcus Harness)
00100
67'(Ellis Harrison)
00000
74'(Gareth Evans)
00110
00000
00000
00000
000--

Arsenal

GoalkeepersGGCSAV
001
ForwardsGGASFCFW
Eddie Nketiah
51'
10211
MidfieldersGGASFCFW
00001
Gabriel Martinelli
00230
Reiss Nelson
91'
01000
Joe Willock
87'
00110
16'
00001
DefendersGGASFCFW
49'
10100
Bukayo Saka
00210
00000
00101
SubstitutesGGASFCFW
16'(Lucas Torreira)
00024
87'(Joe Willock)
00000
91'(Reiss Nelson)
00000
00000
00000
00000
000--

Team Ranks

Portsmouth
Match stats
Arsenal
27%
Possession
73%
11
Shots
15
1
Shots (On goal)
4
3
Corners
10
2
Saves
1
8
Fouls
8
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