Check out our game preview as City face Salford at the Peninsula Stadium.

Kick-off: Saturday, November 21 (3pm)

Venue: Peninsula Stadium

Possible line-ups


GK Vaclav Hladky, RB Di'Shon Bernard, CH Tom Clarke, CH Jordan Turnbull, LB Ibou Touray, RM Ashley Hunter, CM Oscar Threlkeld, CM Jason Lowe, LM Bruno Andrade, F Brandon Thomas-Asante, F Ian Henderson.

Substitutes: Boyd, Dieseruvwe, Eastham, Armstrong, Burgess, Smith, Evans.

Team news: Darron Gibson has missed the last six games through injury. Fellow midfielder Richie Towell has also been sidelined.

Leading scorer: Ian Henderson, five.

League position: 11th

Last four matches: Bolton (a) L0-2, Rochdale (a) W2-1, Hartlepool (h) W2-0, Cambridge (a) L1-2.

One to watch: Centre forward Ian Henderson has carried on from where he left off for Rochdale


GK Richard O'Donnell, CH Anthony O'Connor, CH Paudie O'Connor, CH Reece Staunton, RWB Tyler French, CM Elliot Watt, CM Levi Sutton, CM Harry Pritchard, LWB Connor Wood, F Billy Clarke, F Clayton Donaldson.

Substitutes: Samuels, Mottley-Henry, Richards-Everton, Evans, Longridge, Ismail, Hornby.

Team news: Callum Cooke is a serious doubt for City and they will also monitor Billy Clarke's hamstring. Levi Sutton is available after his three-game ban while Gareth Evans and Zeli Ismail hope to return to the squad after injury.

Leading scorer: Lee Novak, Billy Clarke, four.

League position: 16th

Last four matches: Exeter (h) D2-2, Oldham (h) L1-3, Tonbridge (a) W7-0, Southend (h) W3-0.

Referee: Sussex-based Carl Brook is in his first season in the EFL. He has handed out one red card and 28 bookings in 10 games.

Odds: Salford Evens, City 13/5, draw 12/5.

Last time sides met: Salford beat City 2-0 in what turned out to be the final game before last season was stopped in March.