Andy Cannon starts for Pompey in their festive clash with Ipswich at Fratton Park this afternoon.
He replaces John Marquis in one of three changes from the side that were beaten at Accrington the previous week.
Christian Burgess returns from suspension to take his place in the heart of defence, while Ryan Williams plays on the wing.
James Bolton, Marcus Harness and Marquis all drop to the bench for the match against the second-placed side in League One.
Pompey: MacGillivray; McCrorie, Burgess, Raggett, Walkes; Close, Naylor (c); Williams, Cannon, Curtis; Harrison
Subs: Bass, Bolton, Downing, Evans, Harness, Marquis, Pitman