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Effort from inside the area by David Connolly misses to the left of the goal.
Callum Ball concedes a free kick for a foul on Johnny Ertl. Gabor Gyepes takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Therry Racon on Franck Moussa, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed by John Fleck.
Effort from 20 yards by Callum Wilson. Save made by Simon Eastwood. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Callum Ball, Franck Moussa has a header from close in and clears the crossbar. Liam Walker goes off and Jack Maloney comes on. John Akinde is brought on as a substitute for Patrick Agyemang.
A cross is delivered by Callum Ball, save by Simon Eastwood.
The ball is swung over by Callum Ball, save by Simon Eastwood.
David Connolly takes a shot. William Edjenguele makes a clearance.
The ball is delivered by Jed Wallace.
Unfair challenge on William Edjenguele by Patrick Agyemang results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Joe Murphy.
David Connolly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cyrus Christie. Aaron Martin takes the free kick.
Shot on goal by Jed Wallace from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Liam Walker takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Callum Wilson.
Patrick Agyemang scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Portsmouth 2-0 Coventry.Liam Walker provided the assist for the goal.
Unfair challenge on Simon Eastwood by Callum Wilson results in a free kick. Callum Wilson is booked. Ricardo Rocha goes into the referee's book for dissent. Free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on John Fleck by Johnny Ertl. Strike comes in from John Fleck from the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by John Fleck from the left by-line, clearance by David Connolly.
Franck Moussa takes a shot. Save by Simon Eastwood. Corner from the right by-line taken by John Fleck, clearance by Patrick Agyemang.
Conor Thomas has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Callum Wilson replaces Steven Jennings. Conor Thomas is brought on as a substitute for Gary McSheffrey.
The ball is delivered by Jed Wallace, clearance by James Bailey.
David Connolly is ruled offside. Steven Jennings takes the free kick.
Shaun Cooper sends in a cross, William Edjenguele manages to make a clearance.
John Fleck challenges Patrick Agyemang unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Liam Walker, Aaron Martin makes a clearance.
Foul by Shaun Cooper on Cody McDonald, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by John Fleck.
Liam Walker is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jed Wallace on Franck Moussa. Gary McSheffrey takes the free kick. Effort from 30 yards by Aaron Martin. Save by Simon Eastwood. Effort from 12 yards by Franck Moussa. Blocked by Yassin Moutaouakil. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by John Fleck, Foul by Aaron Martin on Simon Eastwood, free kick awarded. Simon Eastwood takes the direct free kick.
Shaun Cooper produces a cross, save by Joe Murphy.
Effort on goal by Johnny Ertl from just inside the area clears the bar.
Liam Walker takes a shot. William Edjenguele manages to make a clearance.
Cyrus Christie takes a shot from 25 yards. Fantastic save by Simon Eastwood. Corner taken left-footed by John Fleck from the right by-line, comfortable save by Simon Eastwood.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Liam Walker played to the near post, clearance made by Cody McDonald.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricardo Rocha by Cody McDonald. Simon Eastwood restarts play with the free kick.
Johnny Ertl challenges Jordan Stewart unfairly and gives away a free kick. William Edjenguele takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yassin Moutaouakil by Gary McSheffrey. Simon Eastwood takes the free kick.
A cross is delivered by Jordan Stewart, clearance by Ricardo Rocha.
Steven Jennings challenges Shaun Cooper unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jed Wallace.
Outswinging corner taken by Liam Walker from the left by-line, clearance made by Cyrus Christie.
Centre by Yassin Moutaouakil, clearance by Cyrus Christie.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Liam Walker from the right by-line, Close range effort by Gabor Gyepes goes over the bar.
Shot from deep inside the area by Cyrus Christie clears the crossbar.
Shot from 25 yards from Franck Moussa. Save made by Simon Eastwood.
John Fleck gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Therry Racon. Shaun Cooper takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Jordan Stewart on Patrick Agyemang, free kick awarded. Liam Walker crosses the ball in from the free kick, comfortable save by Joe Murphy.
David Connolly sends in a cross, clearance made by Aaron Martin.
Liam Walker produces a cross, Aaron Martin manages to make a clearance.
Jed Wallace grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Portsmouth 1-0 Coventry.Assist by Shaun Cooper.
Yassin Moutaouakil crosses the ball, clearance by William Edjenguele.
The ball is delivered by Yassin Moutaouakil.
Patrick Agyemang is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by William Edjenguele.
Ricardo Rocha fouled by Cody McDonald, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Eastwood.
Cody McDonald fouled by Shaun Cooper, the ref awards a Penalty. Penalty taken by Gary McSheffrey saved by Simon Eastwood. Portsmouth 0-0 Coventry.Outswinging corner taken by John Fleck from the left by-line, clearance by Shaun Cooper.
The referee blows for offside against David Connolly. Free kick taken by Aaron Martin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Walker on Steven Jennings. Gary McSheffrey fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, Simon Eastwood makes a comfortable save.
No worries for Pompey
Portsmouth will be unchanged for the visit of Coventry.
Caretaker boss Guy Whittingham has named the same starting XI for the past five matches and seen his side collect two wins and two draws while falling to a narrow 1-0 defeat to in-form Leyton Orient.
It means defender Sam Sodje will have to be content with a place on the bench again following his recent return from suspension.
Striker John Akinde returned as a substitute in the 1-1 draw at leaders Doncaster last weekend following a sickness bug and should be on the bench once more.
Experienced duo David Connolly and Patrick Agyemang, who have scored five goals between them in the last five matches, will start in attack again.
Coventry will be without captain Carl Baker.
The midfielder, who has an impressive 14 goals to his name this season, has flown to Germany to undergo a hernia operation which has been troubling him for some time but hopes to miss just the single game.
The Sky Blues are already without leading scorer Leon Clarke, shortlisted for the npower League One Player of the Season award, after he underwent an ankle operation which has ruled him out for the remainder of the campaign.
However, manager Steven Pressley insists the 21-goal striker is recovering well and is on target to return for pre-season training in the summer.
Defender Richard Wood was back in training on Thursday following his groin injury but will not be match fit for around another seven to 10 days, while Blair Adams and Stephen Elliott (both knee) are each making great progress and stand a chance of playing again before the season is out.
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