MATT Clarke bundled home an injury-time winner as Pompey made it six wins in a row to keep alive their hopes of automatic promotion.
POMPEY have their promotion fate back in their own hands after recording their fifth straight league win as Sunderland were beaten at home by Coventry.
PORTSMOUTH survived a frenetic late spell of pressure from Wycombe to claim all three points at Adams Park with Brett Pitman scoring twice in the second half of a pulsating game.
PORTSMOUTH claimed their first silverware since their FA Cup success eleven years ago, winning the Checkatrade Trophy Final on penalties at Wembley in front of more than 40,000 delirious Pompey fans.
PORTSMOUTH geared up for their Wembley date on March 31 with their third straight league win, climbing to third in the table and keeping the pressure on Barnsley in second spot.
OMAR Bogle and Jamal Lowe were on target in the second half as Pompey’s patience paid off with an ultimately comfortable win over Scunthorpe at Fratton Park.