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TEAM NEWS: Coventry City v Blackburn Rovers - Six changes for the Sky Blues ahead of Carabao Cup First Round

Maxime Biamou and Duckens Nazon included in the Starting XI...

8 August 2017

The Sky Blues welcome Blackburn Rovers, managed by former boss Tony Mowbray, in the Carabao Cup First Round...

Mark Robins' side will be looking to build on their opening day win against Notts County, with Maxime Biamou and Duckens Nazon two of six changes.

Liam O'Brien starts in goal, with Jack Grimmer, Dominic Hyam and Rod McDonald all keeping their places in the starting XI.

Ben Stevenson and Jordan Shipley anchor the midfield, with Devon Kelly-Evans, Duckens Nazon and hat-trick hero from the weekend, Jodi Jones, further forward.

Maxime Biamou makes his first competitive start for the Sky Blues, with youngster Jordan Ponticelli named on the substitutes bench.


Coventry City XI: O'Brien (GK), Grimmer, Hyam, McDonald (C), Camwell, Stevenson, Shipley, Dev. Kelly-Evans, Nazon, Jones, Biamou.

Coventry City Subs: Charles-Cook (GK), Pearson, Di. Kelly-Evans, Maycock, Finn, Beavon, Ponticelli.

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