Premiership round-up (02-04/11/06)
Pompey drew 2-2 with Villa in our latest Barclays Premiership match, what about the others…
Arsenal 3-0 Tottenham
In the early LIVE SKY Sports Prem Plus encounter Arsenal maintained their Premiership record of winning 3-0 each time they've taken the lead at the Emirates Stadium. Emmanuel Adebayor 20) opened the scoring before two Gilberto Silva penalties (42 & 72) gave Arsenal a comfortable victory.
Blackburn 2-0 Fulham
Blackburn won thanks to two first half goals from Shabani Nonda (6) and Benni McCarthy (24) in front of a half empty stadium.
Middlesbrough 1-2 Man Utd
Louis Saha (19) gave United the lead with a controversial penalty in the evening LIVE SKY Sports Prem Plus match, Ronaldo up to his old tricks again! James Morrison (66) brought boro level but within two minutes Darren Fletcher (68) resorted United`s lead to open up a gap at the top of the league.
Reading 1-0 Bolton
Reading won again thanks to another Kevin Doyle (33) goal.
Sheff Utd 2-1 Charlton
The relegation six pointer saw struggling Charlton take a first half lead through Andy Reid (17) but Sheff United came back to secure a second win in a row thanks to Chris Morgan (64) and a late Keith Gillespie (88) beauty.
Wigan 0-4 Liverpool
Liverpool finally won away in the Premiership and had this wrapped up again Pompey's 3rd round FA Cup opponents by half time. A Craig Bellamy double (9 &26) was added to by Dirk Kuyt (41) and an own goal by Lee McCulloch (45).
Everton 2-0 West Ham
The Sunday afternoon LIVE SKY Sports game saw West Hams away struggles continue. Leon Osman (51) opened the scoring before a last minute James Vaughan (90) strike on the counter secured victory for Pompey's next opponents.
Man City 0-0 Watford
The LIVE SKY Sports game on Monday night wasn't short of entertainment but did end 0-0.