The win over Newport saw Pompey react well to the defeat to Stevenage with most results going in the Blues' favour too, meaning we've effectively got a seven point buffer on Boro.
Portsmouth's Danny Rose believes "experienced heads" in the team will guide them to automatic promotion from League Two.
A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 27th March.
With Stevenage drawing and Blackpool the only potential challenger winning we've got a six point cushion on Boro that's effectively seven given our superior goal difference.
A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 26th March.
The south coast League Two club received a takeover bid this week from former Walt Disney chief executive Michael Eisner, one of the world’s richest men, worth an estimated $1.5billion.
Three more vital points as Pompey get nervy, takeover ahead, League Two team of the season, next week and more..
Paul Cook"s 100th game as Portsmouth manager ended with a 2-1 win over struggling Newport as his side moved closer to promotion to League One.