The boss names four changes the side that ran our victorious over Exeter City on Saturday ahead of this evening's clash at Fratton Park...
Greg Taylor, Liam O'Neil and Brandon Haunstrup all come in for their first league starts of the season, while Shilow Tracey also returns to the starting eleven as the boss looks to freshen up his side following Saturday's win.
The changes see James Brophy, Harrison Dunk and Adam May drop to the bench, while George Williams sits out.
Summer signing Zeno Ibsen Rossi is named amongst the subs, with the former AFC Bournemouth defender available to come on to make his league debut for the U's should head coach Mark Bonner see fit.
Joe Ironside starts to make his 100th appearance as a U.
Starting XI: Mitov, Haunstrup, Digby, Taylor, Jones, O'Neil, Ironside, Smith, Okedina, Tracey, Knibbs
Subs: Mannion, Brophy, Dunk, Lankester, Ibsen Rossi, Janneh, May
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