Pompey boss Danny Cowley

Predicted Portsmouth starting XI for trip to Wimbledon with Danny Cowley expected to make wholesale changes to team

Pompey boss Danny Cowley is set to ring the changes tonight for the Blues’ trip to AFC Wimbledon in the Papa John’s Trophy.

Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 1:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th September 2021, 1:48 pm

That could see the head coach name an entirely different starting XI from the side he named for the 1-0 league defeat at Wigan 10 days ago, with Pompey keen to get match minutes into the legs of their fringe players.

Cowley also wants to give youth a chance, with six or seven of the Blues’ academy youngsters likely to travel to Plough Lane for tonight’s fixture (7.45pm kick-off).

But what can we expect from Pompey tonight in terms of a starting XI?

Well, here’s how we think they could line-up in maybe a 3-5-2 formation….

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