Clarke the only survivor for Blues
Paul Cook has rung the changes for tonight’s Checkatrade Trophy clash with Reading U23s at Fratton Park.
Matt Clarke is the only player to keep his place following Saturday’s League Two defeat against Doncaster.
Liam O’Brien comes in between the sticks, with Adam Buxton, Jack Whatmough and Brandon Haunstrup in defence.
There is a new-look midfield quartet of Kyle Bennett, Amine Linganzi, Ben Close and Milan Lalkovic, while Curtis Main and Michael Smith are partnered up front.
Pompey: O’Brien; Buxton, Whatmough, Clarke, Haunstrup; Lalkovic, Linganzi, Close, Bennett (c); Main, Smith
Subs: Hall, T.Davies, Oxlade-Chamberlain, May, Evans, Naismith