The Blues' reserves travel to Reading on Tuesday, September 11Â (1pm).
Dion Donohue is earmarked to play a full 90 minutes as he continues his rehabilitation from his groin injury.
The Welshman will only make his second appearance since last campaign after missing the entire pre-season schedule '“Â firstly through foot blisters and then glandular fever.Â
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Donohue, 25, featured for 62 minutes in Pompey Reserves' 2-1Â Premier League Cup qualifier defeat atÂ Plymouth on Tuesday.
The former Chesterfield manÂ captained the side at Home Park. He was handed a 62-minute run-outÂ before being replaced by James Whiting.Â
The clash against the Royals will be the Blues' second behind-closed-doors friendly this term.
The likes of Luke McGee,Â Joe Mason and Louis Dennis '“Â who still awaits his Blues debut '“Â are alsoÂ setÂ to be involved.