Ruben Lameiras has also been given another chance to impress Tony Mowbray against the League Two side...
Coventry City will pair John Fleck and Romain Vincelot in the heart of the midfield for the first time for the game against Portsmouth tonight.
Ruben Lameiras has also been given another chance to impress manager Tony Mowbray and will start at Westleigh Park.
Reda Johnson also starts his first pre-season game for the Sky Blues with Dion Kelly-Evans making his first appearance for the senior side.
Coventry City: Burge, Willis, Johnson, Ricketts, Di Kelly-Evans, O'Brien, Fleck (C), Vincelot, G. Thomas, Maddison, Tudgay.
Subs: Charles-Cook (GK), Swanson, Harries, Lameiras, Dev. Kelly-Evans, Finch, Lawton.
Portsmouth: Jones, Stevens, Robinson, Naismith, Chaplin, Atangana, Hollands, Evans, Robinson, Clarke, Van Der Ruijk.
Subs: Poke, Webster, Bennett, Stockley, Close, Doyle, Tubbs, Burgess, Nilsen, Haunstrup, Field.