Gustavo Hamer starts for the Under-21s as they take on Reading in their Professional Development League opener.
With Hamer unable to feature for the first team due to suspension this weekend, the midfielder starts for the Under-21s.
Elsewhere, Luke Bell starts between the sticks for the first time after signing his professional contract and he has Tayo Adaramola in front of him, as he looks to get minutes under his belt.
There's also a first start for Danny Cashman, who features for the Under-21s for the first time since joining City last summer from Brighton.
Sky Blues Xl: Luke Bell (GK), Jack Burroughs, Jay McGrath, George Burroughs, Josh Reid, Tayo Adaramola, Ryan Howley, Gustavo Hamer, Danny Cashman, Will Bapaga, Fabio Tavares.
Subs: Charlie Callaghan (GK), Marco Rus, Aidan Finnegan, Harrison Nee, Tom Costello.
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