Viv Solomon-Otabor makes his Pompey debut in this lunchtime’s League One match at Southend.
He replaces Ronan Curtis in one of three changes from the side that draw with Plymouth last Saturday.
Anton Walkes comes in for the injured Nathan Thompson at right-back, while Gareth Evans makes way for Oli Hawkins.
Ben Close makes his 100th Blues appearance in the centre of midfield, while Matt Clarke wears the captain’s armband.
Pompey: MacGillivray; Walkes, Burgess, Clarke (c), Brown; Lowe, Morris, Close, Solomon-Otabor; Bogle, Hawkins
Subs: Bass, Casey, Haunstrup, May, Evans, Curtis, Vaughan