Stuart Avery netted twice as Portsmouth claimed their second away victory of the Hampshire/Surrey Regional 2 season.
They travelled to Battersea and recorded a 3-0 success against a Wanderers 2nds side who have yet to pick up a point and who prop up the table.
On a wet and blustery afternoon, Portsmouth’s steadfast defence and midfield controlled the majority of the game. They took the lead when Avery drew in a couple of defenders at the top of the D and slipped the ball to Adam Payne to score.
A well-worked short corner routine saw Avery score his first of the day as Portsmouth doubled their lead before half-time.
The visitors produced some fine intricate play in the midfield with an excellent display from man of the match Jack Boswell.
Wanderers came out stronger in the second half but were unable to penetrate the Portsmouth defence with Freddie Rainbow making a couple of saves.
Top scorer Avery settled the game after a powerful run took him past three defenders before smashing a low shot past the keeper.
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