Alex Bass starts between the sticks for Pompey’s New Year’s Day contest at Gillingham.
He replaces Craig MacGillivray in one of two changes from the side that were beaten by MK Dons on Sunday.
Gareth Evans also comes back into the line-up for his 209th Blues appearance, with Andy Cannon dropping to the bench.
Pompey: Bass; Bolton, Burgess, Raggett, Walkes; Naylor (c), Close; Harness, Evans, Curtis; Harrison
Subs: MacGillivray, Mnoga, Downing, Cannon, Hawkins, Pitman, Marquis