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Gills fans went home from Fratton Park not only celebrating a memorable away win, but also raving about two wonder strikes that helped send the side to three well-earned points.

Trailing 1-0 at halftime, the withdrawal of striker Tom Eaves at halftime raised eyebrows in the away end as the second half got underway.

But that decision was vindicated just a couple of minutes after the restart, as newly-introduced substitute Conor Wilkinson produced a moment of magic to draw Gillingham level.

Flicking the ball over one Pompey defender, then around another, Wilkinson then struck a perfectly-guided shot into they bottom corner to send the travelling fans into raptures.

The first half hadn’t gone well for the Gills, but Wilkinson’s strike acted as the catalyst for a superb second-half performance, with skipper Lee Martin making a match-winning impact.

The Gills No.11’s deep cross somehow evaded everyone as it found its way into the bottom corner. But if that strike had a huge slice of good fortune about it, his second strike was nothing short of outstanding.

Taking possession around 25 yards out on the angle, Martin switched the ball to his right foot and arrowed a picture-perfect effort into the top corner to put Gillingham 3-1 up and guarantee the three points.

The Football League chose Martin’s long-range stunner as the League 1 Goal of the Weekend, but acknowledged the brilliance of Wilkinson’s strike, which we here at Gills365 think might actually have been the better goal of the two.

Regardless of which was better, those two goals helped make Gillingham’s 3-1 win at Portsmouth all the more memorable on a great weekend for the club.