Joe Morrell makes his first start for Pompey in this afternoon’s League One match at Doncaster.
He replaces Shaun Williams in one of three changes from the side that beat Shrewsbury on home soil earlier in the week.
Lee Brown makes way for Connor Ogilvie at left-back, while Gassan Ahadme comes in for the injured Marcus Harness.
Blues academy graduate Ben Close starts in midfield for the home team following his summer switch.
Pompey: Bazunu; Freeman, Raggett, Robertson (c), Ogilvie; Tunnicliffe, Morrell; Hackett-Fairchild, Gassan, Curtis; Marquis
Subs: Bass, Downing, Brown, Williams, Jacobs, Harrison, Hirst