A resurgent Crystal Palace are the visitors to Coventry on Boxing Day with Iain Dowie desperate for a win over his former club to stop the Sky Blues sliding down the table.
Vital Quotes: Iain Dowie
‘There was no tempo and it was probably the worst performance of my tenure,’ he said after the defeat by Blackpool.
Coventry City Team News:
Kevin Kyle will be suspended after his red card against Blackpool while Leon Best and Michael Hughes are injury worries.
Player to watch: Leon McKenzie
Hoping to return after injury and grab that elusive 100th career goal.
Crystal Palace Team News:
Neil Warnock is unlikely to tinker too much with a side that has gone 10 unbeaten.
Player to watch: James Scowcroft
The former City man netted against Plymouth on Saturday.
Match Facts & Stats
A 4-2 home defeat by Palace last season all but spelled the end for Micky Adams.
Keith Stroud of Hampshire takes charge.
Ipswich at home for the Sky Blues, a trip to former club Sheffield United for Neil Warnock.