Is now the time for George Byers to step up to the plate?

Can Portsmouth's need for consistency be found on the bench? Our refreshed Blues predicted XI for Doncaster game

Pompey head to Doncaster Rovers tonight desperate for the consistency levels needed to produced a concerted promotion push.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 4:40 pm
Updated Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 4:51 pm

But to achieve that, there’s an argument that boss Kenny Jackett needs to turn to some of his fringe players at a time when the games are coming thick and fast.

Too many players are out of form at present – hence the lack of consistency – and that could boil down to the number of matches being played.

We keep being told the Blues have the strength and depth to pull off promotion, so now is the time to use it with a few small adjustments to freshen the starting line-up up.

Of course, some players remain central and are required to battle their way through certain lean spells.

Meanwhile, injuries in key areas make options limited.

However, there’s still enough in this squad to make the necessary changes and to keep others on their toes as Pompey bid to remain in the promotion hunt.

Here’s a suggestion how Pompey could line up tonight...

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