Kenny Jackett makes five changes amid Portsmouth rotation for King's Lynn clash

Kenny Jackett has rotated his Pompey side for their FA Cup encounter with non-leaguers King’s Lynn.

Saturday, 28th November 2020, 2:21 pm
Rasmus Nicolaisen is one of five changes to Pompey's side against King's Lynn today. Picture: Graham Hunt/ProSportsImages

The Blues contain five changes to the side which drew 1-1 with Oxford United on Tuesday night.

They consist of recalls for Alex Bass, Rasmus Nicolaisen, Cam Pring, Ryan Williams and Ben Close – of which only Williams can be described as a first-team regular.

Out go Craig MacGillivray, Lee Brown, Jack Whatmough, John Marquis and Andy Cannon, who all drop to the bench.

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With Pompey’s hectic fixture list and League One the priority, Jackett has made the decision to grant game time to others.

Although it appears to be a 4-4-2, with Marcus Harness and Ellis Harrison forming a two-pronged attack.

Meanwhile, Bryn Morris and Jordy Hiwula complete the bench.

Pompey: Bass, Johnson, Nicolaisen, Raggett, Pring, Williams, Naylor, Close, Curtis, Harness, Harrison.

Subs: MacGillivray, Brown, Whatmough, Marquis, Cannon, Hiwula, Morris.