Kwame Thomas also comes into the starting XI, with Devon Kelly-Evans captaining the side...
Nicky Eaden's Under-23 side make the long trip to Essex and the Weston Homes Community Stadium to take on Colchester United in the Development League South
Corey Addai starts in goal, with Jacob Whitmore, Callum Maycock, Jordan Thompson and Darragh Leahy making up the defence. Ivor Lawton, Jordan Shipley and two trialist's start in midfield, whilst Devon Kelly-Evans plays in behind lone striker Kwame Thomas.
Jordan Ponticelli is available from the bench after his five goals for the Under-18s at the weekend.
Coventry City: Addai (GK), Whitmore, Maycock, Thompson, Leahy, Trialist, Lawton, Trialist, Shipley, Dev. Kelly-Evans (C), K.Thomas.
Subs: Scuza (GK), Sayoud, Spence, Bayliss, Ponticelli.
Colchester United: Barnes (GK), Vincent-Young, James, Wright, Peter, Wynter, Brown, Edge, Pyke, O'Sullivan, Dunne.
Subs: Williams, Issa, Phipps, Ocran, Pollard.