Date: 2nd November 2007 at 2:08pm
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After their gallant attempt to reach the League Cup quarter-finals earlier in the week, its back to the Championship for Coventry City and a trip to Stoke.

Vital Quotes:

Tony Pulis on the Sky Blues financial troubles: ‘That can often galvanise a club and its players, so I’m expecting them to be a danger tomorrow.

‘Whoever we can or cannot play against them, we must be on our top game to get ourselves up and running with a win again.’

Stoke City Team News:

Danny Pugh is set to make his Stoke debut after signing a loan deal this week while Richard Cresswell is back from suspension.

Player to watch: John Eustace

Back in the first-team picture after serious injury problems, Eustace will be hoping to play against his former club.

Coventry City Team News:

Julian Gray who suffered a hamstring strain on Tuesday night, Arjan De Zeeuw, Dele Adebola and Leon Best are all doubts.

Player to watch: David McNamee

Outstanding in the past couple of games, the Scot has allowed Isaac Osbourne to move back into midfield and made City look a better balanced side.

Match Facts & Stats

It can’t get much worse than City’s last visit to the Britannia Stadium, a dismal 1-0 defeat in front of the Sky cameras just under a year ago.

Ref Watch:

Andre Marriner takes charge.

Next Fixtures:

QPR away for the Sky Blues, a visit to Scunthorpe for Stoke, both on Tuesday night.

 

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