Craig Hignett has made four changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s Sky Bet League Two game against Portsmouth at Fratton Park (3pm kick-off).
Scott Harrison comes in to the centre of defence alongside Matthew Bates, while Jake Carroll returns at left-back in place of James Martin who is out with a knee injury.
Lewis Alessandra is restored to the starting eleven to face Pompey, while Rhys Oates makes his first league start of the season.
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Pools: Carson, Donnelly, Harrison, Bates, Carroll, Featherstone, Hawkins, Laurent, Oates, Alessandra, Paynter.
Bartlett, Nsiala, Pollock, Walker, Woods, Deverdics, Amond.Subs:
Forde, Stevens, Rose, Burgess, Baker, Doyle, Smith, Roberts, Bennett, Evans.Portsmouth:
O'Brien, Davies, Lalkovic, Chaplin, Hunt, Naismith, Linganzi.Subs: