N'Gala, Shorey, Padovani, Holmes and Drennan all start
Michael Drennan starts his first Pompey game against Accrington this evening.
The on-loan Aston Villa striker is one of five changes from the side heavily beaten at Scunthorpe on Saturday.
Nicky Shorey starts at left-back, while Bondz N’Gala also comes into the back four.
Ricky Holmes and Romain Padovani also return to the side, with Marcos Painter, Sonny Bradley, Andy Barcham, Thery Racon and Jed Wallace making way
Pompey: Carson; Alfei, N’Gala, Chorley (c), Shorey; Fogden, Diagouraga, Padovani, Holmes; Jervis, Drennan
Subs: Smith, Bradley, Painter, Wallace, Ertl, Racon, Agyemang