John Marquis returns to the Pompey starting line-up at Sunderland this afternoon.
He replaces Ellis Harrison up front in the only change from the side that beat Tranmere on home soil last week.
Former Pompey loanees Marc McNulty and Chris Maguire are both starting for the Black Cats, who have drawn their opening two league fixtures.
Pompey: MacGillivray; Walkes, Downing, Burgess, Brown; Cannon, Naylor (c), Close; Harness, Marquis, Curtis
Subs: Bass, Raggett, Haunstrup, McCrorie, Evans, Pitman, Harrison