Crisis-club Portsmouth were beaten 4-1 by Barclays Premier League title chasers Arsenal at Fratton Park.
The visitors were always in command after Eduardo's free-kick had deflected off Younes Kaboul, before Samir Nasri drilled in a second and Aaron Ramsey smashed home a third on 69 minutes.
Although Nadir Belhadj - one of several Pompey players set to leave for African Nations Cup duty - pulled a goal back, Cameroon midfielder Alex Song nodded in a fourth with 10 minutes left.
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