Portsmouth will welcome back Gareth Evans and Nathan Thompson for the home clash with Oxford.
Evans has been missing with a hamstring injury but has returned to training while Thompson has served a four-match ban.
Stuart O'Keefe (hernia) remains out, along with Oliver Hawkins (knee).
Pompey are searching for their first home win of 2018 at the eighth attempt.
Oxford begin life under Karl Robinson.
The U's finally ended a two-month managerial search on Thursday by appointing Robinson, who had left his...