Sky Blues Under-23s Head Coach Luke Tisdale has made four changes to the side that beat Sheffield United in their last fixture before the winter break.
Under-23s captain Jonny Ngandu comes back into the starting eleven to lead City against the Owls.
Jay McGrath comes back into the starting eleven, as he partners George Burroughs in the centre of defence.
In midfield, Marco Rus and Ricardo Dinanga also come into the side as they both start against Sheffield Wednesday.
Starting Xl: Cian Tyler (GK), Blaine Rowe, George Burroughs, Jay McGrath, Josh Reid, Josh Eccles, Jonny Ngandu (C), Ryan Howley, Marco Rus, Ricardo Dinanga, Fabio Tavares.
Subs: Charlie Callaghan (GK), Fionn O'Brien, Aidan Finnegan, Evan Eghosa, Justin Obikwu.