Mark Robins has made four changes to the side that was beaten away at Hull City on Saturday.
Ben Wilson, Josh Eccles, Martyn Waghorn and Callum Doyle all come into the side while Simon Moore, Fankaty Dabo, Jonathan Panzo and Kasey Palmer all drop to the bench.
Gustavo Hamer is also named on the bench, after returning from the suspension he picked up away at Millwall.
Michael Rose, Kyle McFadzean and Jake Bidwell all keep their place at the back, with Jamie Allen and Ben Sheaf pairing eachother in midfield.
Matty Godden and Viktor Gyokeres both also start.
Sky Blues XI: Ben Wilson; Josh Eccles, Michael Rose, Kyle McFadzean (C), Callum Doyle, Jake Bidwell; Jamie Allen, Ben Sheaf; Martyn Waghorn, Viktor Gyokeres, Matty Godden.
Subs: Simon Moore; Fankaty Dabo, Jonathan Panzo, Tyler Walker, Gustavo Hamer, Kasey Palmer, Fabio Tavares.
Preston North End XI: Freddie Woodman; Greg Cunningham, Ben Whiteman, Liam Lindsay, Ched Evans, Robbie Brady, Ali McCann, Jordan Storey, Troy Parrott, Ben Woodburn, Brad Potts.
Subs: Alvaro Fernandez; Patrick Bauer, Alan Browne, Daniel Johnson, Ryan Ledson, Emil Riis, Dai Cornell.
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