Pompey reserves roared to the top of their Premier League Cup group following victory at Wolves.
Conor Chaplin laid on three goals as the Blues ran out 4-2 winners at Telford last night.
Nicke Kabamba, Kal Naismith, substitute Dan Smith and an own-goal secured a victory which ensures the Blues leap ahead of Everton under-23s to lead Group D.
With one match remaining, they are now in pole position to qualify for the next stage of the competition.
Pompey have already reached the semi-finals of the Central League Cup, having emerged through group stages.
And under-18s boss Mikey Harris was delighted with the ongoing attitude of a reserve side which last night also contained Drew Talbot, Tom Davies and Jack Whatmough.
He said: ‘It’s really pleasing.
‘We are in a competition with the calibre of clubs like Wolves, Norwich and Everton, so for us to be leading the group at this stage is a massive compliment to the squad and a great thing for the football club.
‘Last night – and throughout the competition – we’ve had a combination of players from the youth team, young professionals and senior professionals.
‘What’s more, every player to have worn the shirt can say they have put in great work-rate and shown superb desire to win games.
‘That has put us in the position we now find ourselves.
‘That is credit to all the players, right from the youth-team boys involved to the senior pros.’
Pompey’s final match of the group takes place at Westleigh Park against Everton under-23s on February 27.