City make three changes to the side that beat Bristol City at home last time out.
Dom Hyam and Todd Kane are recalled to the backline in place of the injured Jake Clarke-Salter and the suspended Ian Maatsen with Jamie Allen slotting into the midfield.
Simon Moore starts in goal on his return to Bramall Lane and is joined at the back by Fankaty Dabo, Michael Rose, Kyle McFadzean, Hyam and Kane.
The returning Allen, Ben Sheaf, Gus Hamer and Callum O’Hare make up the midfield with Viktor Gyökeres up front.
Sky Blues XI: Simon Moore, Fankaty Dabo, Michael Rose, Kyle McFadzean (C), Dom Hyam, Todd Kane, Jamie Allen, Ben Sheaf, Gus Hamer, Callum O’Hare and Viktor Gyökeres.
Subs: Ben Wilson, Liam Kelly, Jodi Jones, Tyler Walker, Matty Godden, Jordan Shipley, Julien Dacosta.