Jack Whatmough returns to the Pompey starting line-up against Gillingham this afternoon.
The academy graduate makes his first appearance in more than six months after injuring his knee in a clash with Rotherham back in September.
Connor Ronan, Kal Naismith and Sylvain Deslandes also come into the team, as Kenny Jackett makes four changes to the side beaten by Blackpool a fortnight ago.
Adam May, Conor Chaplin and Matty Kennedy all drop to the bench, while Oli Hawkins is not in the squad..
Pompey: McGee, Walkes, Clarke (c), Burgess, Ronan, Whatmough, Donohue, Lowe, Naismith, Deslandes, Close
Subs: Bass, Haunstrup, May, Widdrington, Smith, Kennedy, Chaplin