Pompey will play in front of the Sky Sports cameras for the second time this season when they visit Gillingham on Sunday.
But they will certainly be searching for a better result than the 1-0 defeat suffered at home to Rotherham last month.
For the third time in under four weeks, Kenny Jackett’s men will be facing a side that have recently changed their manager.
And fans will hope it is a case of third time lucky following losses to Northampton and, last weekend, Oldham.
Gillingham parted company with Ady Pennock 12 days ago after a terrible start to the season that has seen them register just a single League One victory.
It comes after he narrowly guided the Kent outfit to safety last term, as they finished a place and a point above the drop zone.
Director of football Peter Taylor has taken caretaker charge and overseen a draw with Scunthorpe and defeat by Blackburn, as well as Tuesday evening’s Checkatrade Trophy win at Colchester.
Pompey have not met Gillingham in a competitive fixture since they were in the Premier League and humbled by their third tier opponents in the second round of the League Cup.
But the sides did end their preparations for the 2015/16 campaign with a goalless friendly draw at Priestfield.
Conor Chaplin (hamstring) and Brett Pitman (knee) have joined Milan Lalkovic (Achilles), Damien McCrory (knee) and Jack Whatmough (knee) on the sidelines.
Jackett will make a late decision on whether Christian Burgess (calf) and Nathan Thompson (head) will feature.
Gillingham top scorer Tom Eaves and team-mate Mark Byrne are both suspended, while Gabriel Zakuani is away on international duty with DR Congo.
Bradley Garmston (calf), Luke O’Neill (hamstring) and Scott Wagstaff are also missing, while Alex Lacey (ankle) is a doubt.
HEAD TO HEAD
Pompey: 17 Wins
Gillingham: 6 Wins
Pompey: 6 Wins
Gillingham: 6 Wins
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SATURDAY’S LEAGUE ONE RESULTS
Doncaster 4-1 Southend
MK Dons 1-4 Bradford
Northampton 0-6 Bristol Rovers
Oxford 3-0 AFC Wimbledon
Plymouth 1-2 Fleetwood
Rochdale 0-1 Rotherham
Scunthorpe 1-2 Wigan
Walsall 1-1 Shrewsbury
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