Conor Chaplin scored twice as Pompey defeated Reading in a behind-closed-doors friendly this afternoon.
The Blues faced the Championship club’s under-21 side in a bid to get minutes into many of Paul Cook’s squad players.
The likes of Chaplin and Gary Roberts also featured in the 3-1 victory at their Copnor Road training ground.
Chad Field opened the scoring, before Chaplin netted six minutes later in a sublime exchange of passes with Roberts.
In the second half Chaplin grabbed a second with a superb free-kick to put the hosts 3-0 up, before Noor Husin pulled one back late on with a free-kick.