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"Lee Burge will get his chance. We've got two top quality goalkeepers at the club." - Coventry City's Steven Pressley

11 August 2014

The City boss has also praised the levels of quality throughout the Cardiff City squad ahead of Wednesday's game...

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley has revealed Lee Burge is likely to start against Cardiff City in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday.

The Sky Blues suffered a 3-2 defeat in their first game of the League One season at Valley Parade as James Hanson scored a last-minute header to win the game for Bradford City.

City face Cardiff City on Wednesday night in the Capital One Cup as City look to secure a second-round berth against the Championship side.

Ryan Allsop started for City against the Bantams but the City boss has revealed Lee Burge will get his chance in the first-team against the Bluebirds.

Pressley said: "I'm still to speak to both goalkeepers but my intention is to switch my goalkeepers during the season.

"That is absolutely nothing on Ryan Allsop's performance at the weekend, I thought he was very solid against Bradford City.

"Lee is a young goalkeeper and the next part of his development is to play first-team games. The game against Cardiff gives me the opportunity that he needs.

"We've got two very good goalkeepers this season so there is going to be competition throughout the season, which is how it should be."

Cardiff City opened their 2014/15 Championship season with a 1-1 draw against Blackburn Rovers on Friday night.

Having suffered relegation from the Premier League last season, Pressley has praised the quality in the Bluebirds squad.

He added: "You look at their squad and they've got a squad filled with Premier League players. They've got a lot of quality throughout the squad.

"It is a real test for our lads but it is certainly one which we don't fear. It is a game we need to get our organisation right.

"If we attack the game the way I know we can, then there is no reason why we can't get a result and the cup competitions are very important to us."

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