Arsenal Football Club of England Monday Night thrashed Portsmouth F. C. 2-0 to compensate their fans for losing out in the Europa Cup on Thursday night and move to the quarterfinal stages of the prestigious FA Cup in England.
Parading their young players, Sokratic Papastothopoulous scored a fantastic goal in 45+4 minutes of the first half before Eddie Nketie galvanized support with a brilliant volley in 51st minute at the Fratton Park Stadium.
Their elated coach, Arteta who said they had no option but to win and was part of the victory team in 2014 and 2015 is waiting for who is next. Arsenal has had 13 victories in the FA Cup series.
Tuesday night is loaded with the Chelsea vs Liverpool match as top bill but then WestBrom will play Newcastle while Reading will tackle Sheffield United.
On Wednesday four matches will take place with the Jose Maurinho boys in Tottenham playing against Norwich; Ndidi and Ihenacho will be on parade for Leicester against Birmingham City; Manchester United will stake their honors against lowly but giant killers, Derby County while top club Manchester City will play Championship side, Sheffield Wednesday that Wednesday.
_ By Eniola Olatunji.