East, Devera, Padovani, Racon and Holmes start Boxing Day clash
Romain Padovani makes his first league start since August against Dagenham & Redbridge this afternoon.
The Frenchman is one of five changes from the side that lost at Bristol Rovers before Christmas.
Danny East returns from a neck injury, while there are also starts for Joe Devera, Ricky Holmes and Thery Racon.
Andy Barcham (thigh) and Shaun Cooper (hamstring) miss out through injury, while Bondz N’Gala is serving a one-match ban after collecting his fifth booking of the season on Saturday. Johnny Ertl and Ryan Bird drop the bench.
Pompey: Carson; East, Devera, Bradley, Painter; Ferry, Racon, Padovani; Wallace, Holmes; Agyemang
Subs: Sullivan, Moutaouakil, Whatmough, Ertl, Harris, Connolly, Bird