Curtis Main will lead the line for Pompey against Northampton in the Checkatrade Trophy this afternoon.
He replaces Kal Naismith up front in one of three changes from the side that beat Plymouth in the league last Saturday.
Christian Burgess returns from suspension, while there is also a start for Stuart O’Keefe, with Oliver Hawkins and Ben Close making way.
Academy players Matt Casey and Bradley Lethbridge are both named among the substitutes.
Pompey: McGee; Thompson, Burgess, Clarke, Haunstrup; Rose, O'Keefe; Evans (c), Chaplin, Lowe; Main
Subs: Bass, Talbot, Casey, May, Kennedy, Bennett, Lethbridge