Coventry City look to steal a march on their relegation rivals as they host Leyton Orient on Wednesday night at the Ricoh Arena.
The Sky Blues could be six points clear of the drop zone ahead of a busy schedule of games on Good Friday.
And Tony Mowbray`s men will be confident after chalking up a third successive away victory at Peterborough on Saturday, following which a number of fringe players impressed in the Under-21 fixture at Ipswich.
In upbeat mood after a good few days, Mowbray said on Tuesday: ‘We’ve got our preparation sorted. We played a bit of head tennis yesterday and we’ll do a bit of tactical work today, but we’ll walk through it as you’ve got to look after them at this stage in the season.’
Coventry City Team News:
Weekend goalscorer Blair Turgott started for the Under-21`s at Ipswich Town on Monday night alongside the returning James Maddison with both players being substituted early in the second half.
Marcus Tudgay departed early at Peterborough and is likely to miss out while neither Maddison or Reda Johnson are likely to be risked.
Player to watch: Blair Turgott
Will he get to start the game or does Mowbray still see him as an impact substitute?
Leyton Orient Team News:
Midfielder Lloyd James made his return from a serious leg injury as a late substitute in the 3-1 win against Port Vale at the weekend although manager Fabio Liverani has cautioned against too much expectation of the player, saying: ‘It’s his first game back so we can’t consider him the saviour.”
Player to watch: Jake Taylor
The 23-year-old Wales international midfielder made an immediate impact on his O`s debut against Port Vale after joining on loan from Reading.
Match Facts & Stats
Orient have been relatively solid away from home for a side that is currently in the relegation zone with 6 wins and 5 draws from their 18 matches. The majority of their games on the road have been tight and they have lost their last two 1-0.
Darren Bond takes charge with Alan Clayton and Antony Coggins as his assistants.
Easter Monday action for both teams, City away to Notts County and the O’s at home to Gillingham.