Pompey v Mansfield: Early team news

Pompey have a clean bill of health heading into tomorrow's League Two clash with Mansfield.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 10th November 2016, 2:47 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 5:23 pm
Suspended: Amine Linganzi
Suspended: Amine Linganzi

Midfielder Ben Close was substituted after taking a knock in Tuesday night’s 1-0 Checkatrade Trophy win but insisted after the game that the change had been pre-planned and he was fully fit.

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It is in midfield, though, where the Blues are expected to welcome back Michael Doyle, following his one-game suspension for picking up five yellow cards.

Amine Linganzi misses out, however, serving his second game of a three-match ban for seeing red at Cambridge.