Pompey's Marcus Harness and Sunderland's Bailey Wright. Picture: Daniel Chesterton
The key promotion contenders have very much emerged, although plenty can change from now until the end of the season.
Still, it won’t be too long before the Team of the Season is announced around the end of March.
Pompey went unrepresented in the line-up last campaign, while Matt Clarke was the only Blues player in the 2018-19 campaign.
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The keeper was dropped for the Black Cats' 2-1 loss at Shrewsbury on Tuesday, with manager Lee Johnson admitting he has a dilemma after Remi Matthews made a costly mistake. Yet, according to the stats, Burge has been the best performing stopper in the dvision, having recorded 11 clean sheets.
Should Kenny Jackett’s side thrust themselves into the top two in the coming weeks then surely there’ll be a host of players at Fratton Park who’ll warrant claims to be in the XI.
But would any of Pompey’s players make the cut if the team was announced today?
The boffins at scouting and stats-based website Wyscout have crunched the numbers to compile what they believe is the Team of the Season so far.
Scroll down to see how many members of the Blues’ squad have made the cut…
The U's academy graduate has been a key player for Karl Robinson's side this season, scoring three times in 25 games. Long's also operated in centre-back and left-back roles.
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The ex-Pompey favourite has had problems with injury and suspension but is a key player for the Posh when available. Thompson's been serving in the middle of a three-man defence for Darren Ferguson's men, with his ability to bring the ball out of the back pivotal to how they play.
The Aussie defender completed a permanent move to Wearside in the summer. Wright has played 25 times for Sunderland, scoring twice.
The versatile 24-year-old has featured in a number of positions during Accy's surprise play-off bid. He's impressively chipped in with six goals and five assists to date.
The winger's form has dipped lately but he started the campaign in barnstorming fashion. Harness has notched five goals and six assists from 26 games, having also operated as a second striker at times.
Perhaps a surprise inclusion in the team ahead of the likes of Lincolm's Jorge Grant and Hull's George Honeyman among others. Lund's been one of the standout performers for the struggling Dale, however, and plundered 11 goals from midfield in 26 games. He also has two assists.
Pompey fans clamoured for Kenny Jackett to sign the Scot in the summer - and it's understandable why. Even during their early-season struggles, Fraser was performing superbly and he is the Dons' lynchpin. He has eight goals and two assists in 25 outings.
The Republic of Ireland international scored his sixth league goal in the win over Swindon on Tuesday night. Curtis also has four assists in 23 appearances.
Whoever replaced Ivan Toney was going to have a tough task - but Clarke-Harris has stepped up superbly. Arriving from Bristol Rovers, the marksman has 15 goals in 26 appearances and is vying for the Golden Boot.
The forward has been a shining light in a difficult season for the Wombles so far. Piggott's bagged 13 goals in 25 matches for the relegation-threatened Londoners and will surely get a move elsewhere in the summer.