Jamal Lowe returns to the Pompey starting line-up at Blackburn this afternoon.
He replaces Gareth Evans in the only change from the side that were beaten by Doncaster earlier in the week.
Brett Pitman is named among the substitutes after recovering from keyhole surgery on his knee.
Pompey: McGee; Thompson, Burgess, Clarke, Donohue; O’Keefe (c), Close; Lowe, Bennett, Kennedy; Hawkins
Subs: Bass, Haunstrup, Rose, Evans, Naismith, Pitman, Chaplin