Callum Maycock and Jordan Shipley return to the starting XI as the Under-23s travel south...
Ex-skipper Samuel Ricketts takes charge of City's U23s side as they travel to Hertfordshire to face Harry Kewell's Watford at their training ground.
Corey Addai starts in goal, while Jacob Whitmore, Reece Ford, Jordan Thompson and Chris Camwell make up the back four.
Maycock and Shipley will anchor the midfielder, while Kyle Finn, Devon Kelly-Evans and Bilal Sayoud start behind lone frontman Jordan Ponticelli.
Under-18s captain Tom Bayliss is available from the bench.
Coventry City U23: Addai (GK), Whitmore, Ford, Thompson, Camwell, Maycock, Shipley, Finn, Dev. Kelly-Evans (C), Sayoud, Ponticelli.
Subs: Skuza (GK), Hickman, Bayliss, Stedman, Smith.