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PREVIEW: Coventry City vs Stevenage - The Sky Blues enter their final four games of the season

Mark Robins' side face 15th placed Stevenage...

19 April 2018

Venue: Ricoh Arena

Competition: Sky Bet League Two

Date: 20/04/2018

Kick-Off: 7:45pm

The Sky Blues are heading into the final push now with just four games left, as they look to secure a place in the play-offs.

City have three of their final four games at the Ricoh Arena and it is the first of two games in four days for Mark Robins side.

Coventry City also have no fresh injury problems ahead of this one with Jodi Jones (ACL) and Tony Andreu (ACL) still long term absentees.

See the ticket details, with tickets available on the day, here.

MANAGER QUOTES

Robins: “Stevenage have been playing four in midfield with a diamond and that can represent a different challenge to us, but he could change it and do anything having been in only six games or so.

“They’re capable, they have some decent players and we know we have to be at our best from now until the rest of the season not only to get into the play-offs but to give us some momentum if we get there.

“But, we cant get ahead of ourselves, we want to get there and make sure we’re in the fight and in the hunt, but we have to make sure we see the last four games out properly and be focused and work and graft."

THE OPPONENTS

Stevenage have had a season of ups and down throughout the 2017/18 campaign, as a push for the play-offs ultimately fell short as the games ran out.

Boro also changed manager during the season, as Darren Sarll was replaced by Dino Maamria a few weeks back, and the former Nuneaton Town boss has got off to a mix start.

Maamria is looking to implement his way on the club, as he returns to the club he spent time at as a coach a few years ago.

EARLIER THIS SEASON

The Sky Blues travelled to Broadhall Way back in November under the lights, and came away with a point following a 1-1 draw.

City took the lead midway through the first half when Marc McNulty bundled home a corner, as they head into the break with a 1-0 lead.

However, Coventry suffered with two injuries in the game, as Liam Kelly came off in the first half, with an injury which would rule him out for two months and Jodi Jones who tore his ACL - ending his season.

With just over ten minutes on the clock, Tom Pett equalised for the Boro and ensured the points would be shared.

STEVENAGE AWAY:

L - 3-2 v Accrington Stanley

L - 3-1 v Forest Green Rovers

L - 2-0 Notts County

D - 2-2 Port Vale

D - 0-0 v Grimsby Town

W - 0-1 v Newport County


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