Team news for Memorial Stadium clash
Aaron McCarey makes his Pompey debut in goal at Bristol Rovers after arriving on loan from Wolves during the week.
There are also a couple of changes in midfield, with Danny Hollands and Adam Barton both starting.
Nigel Atangana and Michael Doyle were the men to make way, with the former suffering a back injury and the latter serving a one-match ban.
Pompey: McCarey; Davies (c), Clarke, Burgess, Stevens; Hollands, Barton; Evans, Chaplin, Bennett; McGurk
Subs: Bass, Webster, May, Roberts, Naismith, Stockley, Tubbs