Check out our game preview as the Bantams face Preston in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Kick-off: Tuesday, August 13 (7.45pm)

Venue: Valley Parade

Possible line-ups

CITY

GK Richard O'Donnell

RB Kelvin Mellor

CH Paudie O'Connor

CH Ben Richards-Everton

LB Jackson Longridge

DM Danny Devine

DM Hope Akpan

RM Sean Scannell

AM Shay McCartan

LM Jordan Gibson

F Clayton Donaldson

SUBSTITUTES: Doyle, A O'Connor, Henley, Anderson, Wood, Vaughan, Hornby.

Team news: Gary Bowyer has a few bumps and bruises to consider but says there will be changes.

League position: 17th

Leading scorer: James Vaughan, 1

Last four matches: Grimsby (a) D1-1, Cambridge (h) D0-0, Wimbledon (h) D0-0, Scunthorpe (a) W3-2.

PRESTON

GK Connor Ripley

RB Tom Clarke

CH Jordan Storey

CH Paul Huntington

LB Joe Rafferty

DM Ryan Ledson

DM Tom Bayliss

RM Tom Barkhuizen

AM Josh Harrop

LM Andre Green

F Jayden Stockley

SUBSTITUTES: Davies, O’Reilly, Johnson, Moult, Bodin, Potts, Rudd.

Team news: Alex Neil is likely to make mass changes to his starting line-up - and could switch all 11 from Saturday.

League position: 10th in Championship.

Last four matches: Wigan (h) W3-0, Millwall (a) L0-1, Brentford (a) L0-3, Sheffield Wednesday (h) D3-3.

Leading scorer: Paul Gallagher, Sean Maguire, Louis Moult, 1.

One to watch: Tom Barkhuizen's pace has always been a threat since his time with Morecambe, Blackpool and Fleetwood.

Referee: Manchester official Matt Donohue was in charge of Gary Bowyer's first game in charge when City beat Peterborough 3-1.

Odds: City 14/5, Preston 21/20; draw 14/5.

Last time sides met: Chris Routis was sent off as Preston won 3-0 at Valley Parade on Easter Monday in 2015.

Ticket prices: Adults - £15, concessions - £10, juniors - £5. It's pay on the gate with City fans in the JCT600 Stand.