Portsmouth bowed out of the FA Cup against Arsenal last night as the Gunners ran out 2-0 winners during the game at Fratton Park.
The men from the south coast enjoyed decent spells against the Premier League side and perhaps on another night they could have caused a shock, with both teams making changes to their respective line-ups for the clash.
In the end, though, the extra bit of class that Arsenal had on the field told and they progress into the quarter-finals as they look to win the FA Cup yet again.
For Pompey, it’s back to the day-to-day challenge of getting promotion from League One, whilst the EFL Trophy isn’t far away now either.
And, that in mind, Michael Eisner put together a rallying cry on Twitter after the result:
— Michael Eisner (@Michael_Eisner) March 2, 2020
Fans have responded to this in numbers, too, so let’s take a look at the best of what has been said as they look ahead to the rest of the campaign:
League is priority Michael but we have done well, we are all proud of our club, Play up Pompey 👍🏻
— wes knight (@knight37) March 2, 2020
For me this season has always been about promotion. Cups are a bonus now let’s get our heads down and concentrate on promotion
— Mike Lindopp (@MLindopp) March 2, 2020
Got a leasingcom trophy to win first!
— Sarah The Striker (@SLG_footy) March 2, 2020
Promotion and leasingcom trophy 🏆
— Max West (@MaxWest_INS) March 2, 2020
We did well and will win the EFL Trophy and go up automatically.We need a much bigger ground if we can sell 35k tickets and possibly 50k.With those sort of numbers we would be a major Premier League team. I love Fratton have been going for 55 years but we have to move sadly.
— Dave J Syms (@RevDaveSyms) March 3, 2020
Bigger fish to fry 👍
— Clive Prentice (@cliveprentice) March 2, 2020
Our Supporters are brilliant. Didn’t stop singing all through the game.Arsenal Supporters were quiet. PUP. 👍🙏🙏🙏
— Sharon Drain (@SharonDrain9) March 2, 2020
The boys done us all proud Michael.. PUP
— Wayne fry (@waynepfc75) March 3, 2020
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