Ponticelli leads the line for the Sky Blues' Under-23 side against Birmingham City...U23s Coach Nicky Eaden has named his side for the Sky Blues' fixture against Midlands rivals Birmingham City, with 18s captain Tom Bayliss in central midfield.
Corey Addai starts in goal, with Jacob Whitmore, Reece Ford, Cian Harries and Chris Camwell completing the defensive four.
Bayliss will partner Callum Maycock and Jordan Shipley in a midfield three, whilst Ponticelli will be supported by Kyle Spence and skipper Devon Kelly-Evans.
Coventry City: Addai (GK), Whitmore, Ford, Harries, Camwell, Maycock, Bayliss, Shipley, Spence, Dev. Kelly-Evans (C), Ponticelli.
Subs: Skuza (GK), Thompson, Hickman, Finn, Sayoud.