Manager Bruno Ribeiro has made two changes for the FA Cup second round game against Hartlepool.
It includes a start for cult striker Rigino Cicilia and a return for veteran midfielder Paulo Tavares. Suspended duo Sam Hart and Kjell Knops drop out.
Youngster James Gibbons was named on the bench.
The official Port Vale Twitter account tweeted that:
TEAM NEWS: 2 changes see Hart & Knops out & Cicilia & Tavares come in
Subs: Santos, Gibbons, Mac-Intosch, Pereira, Paterson, Shalaj, Mbamba pic.twitter.com/nkH87PCP4T
— Port Vale FC (@OfficialPVFC) December 4, 2016