Portsmouth to host Arsenal under-21s in the Checkatrade Trophy

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Pompey will play host to Arsenal’s under-21s in the second round of the Checkatrade Trophy.

Kenny Jackett’s side will entertain the young Gunners at Fratton Park the week beginning Monday, December 3.

Andre Green celebrates scoring in Pompey's 3-2 win over Spurs Picture: Robin Jones/Digital South.

Andre Green celebrates scoring in Pompey's 3-2 win over Spurs Picture: Robin Jones/Digital South.

Arsenal finished runners-up in Southern Group E.

The Blues progress to the next round of the competition after coming through Southern Group A, which included Gillingham, Crawley and Spurs under-21s, unbeaten

They defeated the north Londoners in their most recent meeting on Tuesday night, with Andre Green, Gareth Evans and Oli Hawkins all on the scoresheet.