Three players are handed their competitive Pompey debuts against Rochdale this afternoon.
Brett Pitman will wear the captain’s armband in an attacking role, with Luke McGee and Tareiq Holmes-Dennis at the other end of the pitch.
Drew Talbot is handed a start at right-back, with boss Kenny Jackett moving Gareth Evans into a more advanced role.
Pompey: McGee; Talbot, Burgess, Whatmough, Holmes-Dennis; Baker, Rose; Evans, Pitman (c), Bennett; Chaplin
Subs: Bass, Davies, May, Naismith, Lowe, Main, Kabamba