Portsmouth v Gillingham - early team news

Ellis Harrison is challenging for a Pompey starting spot against Gillingham.

Friday, 11th October 2019, 8:00 pm
Ellis Harrison celebrates his winner at Doncaster. Picture: Daniel Chesterton/PinPep

Harrison replaced John Marquis at half-time at the Keepmoat Stadium and headed home in stoppage-time to deliver Kenny Jackett's men a 2-1 success.

With the summer signing from Ipswich scoring his fifth of the season, it could earn him a place in Pompey's XI.

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Marquis is fit to feature against the Gills after bruising a toe at Donny.

The winger picked up a hamstring injury and was not included to face Doncaster.

Craig MacGillivray misses the clash as he’s on international duty with Scotland, while Ross McCrorie is away with the under-21s.

Meanwhile, Steve Evans is expected to make a number of changes for Gillingham's trip to Fratton Park.

The Gills had a much different look in the 4-0 Leasing.com Trophy defeat at Ipswich on Tuesday.

But Evans is likely to restore the majority team that were 3-1 victors over Southend in League One last weekend.