Kenny Jackett has rung the changes for tonight’s Leasing.com Trophy opener against Crawley at Fratton Park.
But Pompey are still fielding a strong side for the Southern Group B clash with League Two outfit Crawley.
Paul Downing, Brandon Haustrup, Ben Close, John Marquis and skipper Tom Naylor all keep their place from Saturday’s draw with Blackpool.
James Bolton returns from injury at right-back and is joined in defence by Sean Raggett, with Alex Bass between the sticks.
Gareth Evans and Ellis Harrison also come into the starting line-up, along with 18-year-old winger Leon Maloney.
Pompey: Bass; Bolton, Downing, Raggett, Haunstrup; Evans, Naylor (c), Close; Maloney, Marquis, Harrison
Subs: McGee, Casey, Burgess, Hancott, Walkes, Flint, Pitman