'Hope it pays off. Feels very wrong. In Mous we trust' - the Portsmouth reaction to starting XI v Blackpool

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Blues supporters have been sharing their thoughts on today's line-up against Blackpool

Pompey fans on social media have been reacting to John Mousinho’s starting line-up for today’s game at Blackpool.

The Blues head coach has made one change to his side, with Connor Ogilvie missing because of an ankle injury. Jack Sparke deputises as a result at left-back. Elsewhere, Myles Peart-Harris continues to partner Marlon Pack in midfield, with Owen Moxon remaining on the bench alongside Christian Saydee, who scored last week’s winner against Oxford United.

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It’s the Ogilvie injury and Peart-Harris being preferred over Moxon which has fans talking the most on X, formerly Twitter. Here’s what’s been said ahead of kick-off (3pm).

@DanielE64141682: Our balance is now going to be all over the place. Pack will have to stay left to cover sparkes and mph did not look comfortable there last week.

@khooper8695: Ogilvie injured ok fine Sparkes in makes sense. MPH... why he still there.

@PortsmouthBlue: Ogilivie injured?! Oh man....it was against Blackpool that poor Sparkes got torn to shreds. Bad news for #Pompey. Let's hope he has learned a lesson. We all know that it will be injuries that de-rails our promo push if anything. Fingers crossed...Will take a point today.

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@jackfurlongg: JM been fantastic at making the right calls all season, and this is no hate on MPH, but I can’t believe he’s gone with him over Moxon for this game. Really hope I’m wrong, seems like a huge roll of the dice.

@PortsmouthFC_FR: MPH... Please be good.

@Willmott3Sam: With no Ogs I personally think Moxon is even more of a need in the middle, but in Mous we trust.

@cymru_pfc: Starting peart harris without Ogilvie is crazy. Hope it pays off.

@DrewKieran0: Hope I’m wrong but we’ll miss Ogilvie today. Feel much more solid with him at LB.

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@OliverHarry: Massively surprised on the choice of peart Harris over Moxon. Feels very wrong, but what do I know.

@GaryDTrotman: Moxon had to start today for me. Big blow with no Ogilvie. Will be a very good day if we get a result!

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