Louis Dennis is among two debutants in the Pompey side at Crawley this evening.
Academy full-back Haji Mnoga also starts as Kenny Jackett makes nine changes for tonight’s Checkatrade Trophy clash.
Gareth Evans skippers the team and, along with Ben Close, is one of only two players to keep his spot following Saturday’s league defeat to Gillingham.
Dion Donohue starts wide on the left after suffering an injury-hit opening to the 2018/19 campaign.
Pompey: McGee; Mnoga, Walkes, Burgess, Haunstrup; Close, Rose; Evans (c), Dennis, Donohue; Mason
Subs: MacGillivray, Clarke, B.Thompson, Naylor, Read, Pitman, Hawkins