Objectives from Conor Shaughnessy and Kusini Yengi sealed a 2-0 win for Portsmouth over Bolton in a top-of-the-table League One conflict at Fratton Park.
The victory takes Pompey six factors away from second-placed Bolton.
In a fiercely-contested first half, Bolton ought to have taken the lead after 28 minutes. A robust header by Jon Dadi Bodvarsson was brilliantly pushed away by Will Norris, and from six yards out, and with an open aim, Dion Charles by some means despatched the rebound vast.
Pompey then had the ball cleared off the road after 43 minutes as Yengi’s shot was partly blocked by goalkeeper Nathan Baxter earlier than Gethin Jones hooked it away.
Proper on half-time a nook by Jack Sparkes was met by Shaughnessy, who glanced his header into the online.
Pompey managed the second half and deserved their second aim two minutes from time as Yengi hammered dwelling from six yards from a Gavin Whyte cross.