While the Manchester is separated to six points of the Liverpool in the fight by the championship of the Premier League. Mexican striker Carlos Vela scored his first goal in the Premier League, scoring the third goal of his Arsenal team’s 3-0 defeat of Portsmouth at the Fratton Park stadium.
Now Vela only needs to be present on the scoreboard in the “Champions”, as it should be remembered has scored in the Carling Cup and FA Cup, acceptable situation to be his first season with the London shirt.
With his participation, Vela Garrido cut a losing streak of five consecutive league games without seeing action, in addition to playing for the second time in the starting season, before he did on the 27th date against Fulham, but it was until this duel in which played for the first time the 90 minutes.
With the victory Arsenal secured its participation in the next Champions League by accumulating 68 points, while the Portsmouth team stalled with 38.
Apart from the Mexican goal in the 56th minute Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner was present on two occasions at 13 ‘and 41’, for the local fans to remain silent. As usual since he joined the system of French coach Arsene Wenger, Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin was an important factor for the victory of the Gunners.