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Pompey aim to make it 27 games unbeaten - but will have to break their Charlton Athletic hoodoo to do so at Fratton Park.

Welcome to Fratton Park ahead of this afternoon's clash with Charlton Athletic.

We'll be building up to kick-off with all the talking points before team news drops at 2pm.

Then it's kick-by-kick commnentary from 3pm against the Addicks, as the leaders bid to cement their place at the top of League One.

LIVE Portsmouth v Charlton Athletic

Key Events

Here's how Charlton line up

Two changes from their last league outing

Two changes for Pompey

Kamara and Raggett for Poole and Anjorin

Pompey have some seroius threat to nullify today

Charlton's attacking threat...

John Mousinho's had his say on the Charlton hoodoo...

John Mousinho shrugged off suggestions of Charlton home hoodoo and insisted: The past has no relevance. The undefeated League One leaders host the Addicks on Saturday, bidding to bolster their promotion ambition.

Nonetheless, the South London club represent something of a bogey team, having won 10 of the last 11 Fratton Park head-to-heads between the clubs.

Pompey’s sole home victory over the last 27 years arrived in April 2005, when new boss Alain Perrin marked his first game in charge with a 4-2 triumph, with goals from Yakubu, Steve Stone, Diomansy Kamara and Lomana Luaua. Since then there have been seven straight defeats, the latest on New Year’s Day this year, with the 3-1 loss signalling the end of Danny Cowley’s reign. However, Mousinho doesn’t share some of the Fratton faithful’s trepidation over Charlton’s latest south-coast visit. He told The News: ‘I am a superstitious person, but I don’t see this one as superstitious. It’s just the history books, what has happened in the past. ‘Interestingly enough, in the lead up to taking the job, I watched the game when Pompey lost at home to Charlton and obviously saw at the time what the differences between the two sides were.

‘But, as we stand now, they are two completely different sides, with different personnel, with different head coaches. Everything about this fixture is very, very different from what it was last year – and I’m sure everybody is feeling that as well.

‘The past is the past from our perspective. If we had beaten Charlton 12 times in a row, I wouldn’t be sitting here thinking that’s great news for us, it doesn't mean anything to us whatsoever.

‘I absolutely don’t believe in bogey sides, I genuinely don’t think it matters. What relevance does Charlton’s side last year or the year before have on this fixture? Absolutely none whatsoever.

‘It’s not anything we are concerned about. The only thing we’re concerned about is the current Charlton and how they pose a real threat. We have to make sure we are on top of our game.’

Here's how we think Pompey will go this afternoon

Here's the injury news ahead of the game

Here's the team news from both camps

Something's got to give...

Either 27 games unbeaten for Pompey or an eighth successive win for Charlton as they bid to extend their 18-year unbeaten run at PO4 - with it also just one defeat in 27 years at Fratton for the visitors.

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