Pompey have named a strong side for their Carabao Cup first round tie at Stevenage.
John Marquis leads the line in the season opener, ahead of an attacking trio of Ronan Curtis, Gareth Evans and Marcus Harness.
Skipper Tom Naylor partners Bryn Morris in midfield, with Alex Bass behind a defensive quartet of Lee Brown, Sean Raggett, Paul Downing and James Bolton
Young professional Haji Mnoga is handed a place on the bench, along with academy striker Alfie Stanley
Pompey: Bass; Bolton, Downing, Raggett, Brown; Morris, Naylor (c); Harness, Evans, Curtis; Marquis
Subs: MacGillivray, Mnoga, Whatmough, Close, Williams, Cannon, Stanley