Reeco Hackett-Fairchild comes straight into the Pompey starting line-up for tonight’s Leasing.com Trophy tie at Walsall.
Kenny Jackett has made seven changes from the side that won at Fleetwood in the FA Cup at the weekend.
Christian Burgess, Sean Raggett, Marcus Harness and John Marquis are the only players to keep their place.
Craig MacGillivray returns between the sticks, while there is a first appearance of the season for teenage full-back Haji Mnoga.
Gareth Evans skippers the side, while there are also recalls for Paul Downing, Ben Close and Oli Hawkins.
Pompey: MacGillivray; Downing, Burgess, Raggett; Mnoga, Evans (c), Close, Hackett-Fairchild; Harness; Hawkins, Marquis
Subs: Bass, Bolton, Casey, Seddon, Naylor, Cannon, Harrison