Check out our game preview as City host Lincoln in the Carabao Cup second round.

Kick-off: Tuesday, September 15 (7pm)

Venue: Valley Parade

Possible line-ups


GK Richard O'Donnell, CH Anthony O'Connor, CH Paudie O'Connor, CH Reece Staunton, RWB Tyler French, CM Elliot Watt, CM Callum Cooke, LWB Connor Wood, AM Harry Pritchard, F Clayton Donaldson, F Lee Novak.

Substitutes: Mottley-Henry, Clarke, Guthrie, Richards-Everton, Longridge, Ismail, Hornby.

Team news: Levi Sutton sits out the third of his four-game suspension.

Leading scorer: Lee Novak, Harry Pritchard, one.

Last four matches: Colchester (h) D0-0, Doncaster (a) D0-0, Bolton (a) W2-1, Salford (a) L0-2.


GK Alex Palmer, RB Timothy Eyoma, CH Lewis Montsma, CH Adam Jackson, LB Sean Roughan, RM Conor McGrandles, CM Jorge Grant, LM James Jones, RW Harry Anderson, CF Tom Hopper, LW Anthony Scully.

Substitutes: Morton, Melbourne, Bradley, Howarth, Edun, Elbouzedi, Long.

Team news: Michael Appleton may considering giving West Brom striker Callum Morton his first start.

Leading scorer: Five players on one goal.

Last four matches: Oxford (h) W2-0, Scunthorpe (h) D1-1, Crewe (a) W2-1, Burton (h) W3-2.

One to watch: Fans' favourite Harry Anderson is back in form on the wing and set up the opener against Oxford.

Referee: Geoff Eltringham is a late replacement to take charge after stepping in for Michael Salisbury, who was originally down to do the game.

Odds: City 21/10, Lincoln 6/4, draw 12/5.

Last time sides met: The teams have not played since February 2011 when Lincoln won 2-1 at Valley Parade.