Agyemang, Connolly, Racon and Moutaouakil start
David Connolly skippers the Pompey side against Newport this afternoon.
The striker is one of four changes from the side that drew with Wycombe 10 days ago.
Richie Barker also hands starts to Patrick Agyemang, Thery Racon and Yassin Moutaouakil for his first match in charge.
Ryan Bird, Jed Wallace, Johnny Ertl have all dropped to the bench, while Danny East is not involved after injuring his neck against the Chairboys.
Pompey: Carson; Moutaouakil, Devera, Bradley, Potts; Barcham, Cooper, Racon, Holmes; Agyemang, Connolly (c)
Subs: Sullivan, N’Gala, Wallace, Ertl, Padovani, Ferry, Bird