Coventry City travel north in good spirits after Saturday’s 4-0 win over Barnsley to face a Preston side who are improving under new manager Alan Irvine but still remain in the bottom three.
Vital Quotes: Iain Dowie
‘We will go there in good heart and we won’t go looking to shut up shop with 4-5-1.
‘We will go to attack them, for sure.’
Preston North End Team News:
New signing Grzegorz Szamotulski is in the squad. The Polish keeper joined this week after leaving Dundee United.
Player to watch: Karl Hawley
The former Carlisle hotshot is showing signs under new boss Irvine that he can score goals in the Championship.
Coventry City Team News:
Marcus Hall is available once again after injury but City may stick with last Saturday’s side before freshening things up for the game against Cardiff.
Player to watch: Leon Best
Can the striker produce back-to-back performances after his excellent display against Barnsley last week?
Match Facts & Stats
City have not won at Deepdale since a 3-1 success in the League Cup while they were still in the Premier League.
Mike Pike of Cumbria takes charge.
Cardiff at home for the Sky Blues on Tuesday night, a trip to Colchester for PNE.