Curtis fit as Portsmouth boss keeps the faith at Gillingham

Kenny Jackett has named the same starting XI for a fifth-straight Pompey league game.

Wednesday, 26th December 2018, 11:14 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:54 am
Ronan Curtis is fit to retain his place against Gillingham. Picture: Joe Pepler/Digital sends offuth.

Ronan Curtis has recovered from the tight quad which forced him off late on in the 3-1 victory over Sunderland.

He keeps his place in the side facing Gillingham this afternoon in a 1pm kick-off.

It means the Jackett again retains the winning formula which last out resulted in the league leaders defeating the Black Cats 3-1.

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That sees Oli Hawkins spearheading the attack at the Priestfield Stadium, supported by the goal-scoring trio of Jamal Lowe, Gareth Evans and Curtis.

Elsewhere, Alex Bass continues to deputise for the injured Luke McGee as the bench's substitute keeper.

Pompey: MacGillivray, Nathan Thompson, Whatmough, Clarke, Brown, Naylor, Ben Thompson, Lowe, Evans, Curtis, Hawkins.

Subs: Bass, Burgess, Close, Pitman, Wheeler, Green, Walkes.