Ruben Lameiras and Jack McBean partner Sordell in a new-look City front three...
Mark Venus elects makes six changes to the team that started against MK Dons, with Lameiras, McBean and Sordell all coming into attack.
Lee Burge continues in goal, while Cian Harries, Jordan Willis and Jordan Turnbull form a back three.
Gael Bigirimana and Lewis Page operate as wingbacks. Callum Maycock and Vladimir Gadzhev replace Andy Rose and the suspended Ben Stevenson in the middle, as McBean leads the line either side of Lameiras and Sordell.
Chris McCann has recovered in time to make the bench, while Rose also takes a place in the dugout.
Coventry City: Burge (GK), Willis (C), Turnbull, Harries, Page, Bigirimana, Maycock, Gadzhev, Lameiras, Sordell, McBean.
Subs: Charles-Cook (GK), McCann, Rose, Jones, Reid, Agyei, Tudgay.
Cambridge United: Norris (GK), Taylor, Legge (C), Roberts, Halliday, Mingoia, Berry, Dunne, Clark, Maris, Ikpeazu.
Subs: Gregory (GK), Adams, Williamson, Dunk, Long, Dallison, Pigott.