One change for Victoria Park clashBrian Murphy starts in goal for Pompey's penultimate league game of the season at Hartlepool this afternoon.
He replaces Paul Jones between the sticks in the only change from the side that beat AFC Wimbledon on Tuesday.
Jack Whatmough could make his first appearance since March 2015 after being named among the substitutes.
Pompey: Murphy; Freeman, Barton, Burgess, Stevens; Hollands, Doyle (c); Evans, Roberts, Naismith; Smith
Subs: Davies, Whatmough, Haunstrup, Close, Tollitt, McGurk, Chaplin