Sixfields Stadium, England

Referee: D Coote | Attendance: 2204

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Coventry City

  • Leon Clarke 27' PEN
  • Callum Wilson 43'
  • Billy Daniels 45'
  • Callum Wilson 75'
  • Billy Daniels 87'

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Bristol City

  • Sam Baldock 55'
  • Jay Emmanuel-Thomas 62'
  • Sam Baldock 74'
  • Marvin Elliott 85'

Sky Blues set to start new era

Midfielder Carl Baker starts a three-match suspension as Coventry play their first 'home' match at Sixfields Stadium against Bristol City on Sunday.

Baker saw red in Tuesday's 3-2 Capital One Cup defeatat Leyton Orient and, having had an appeal rejected, will now serve his three-match ban. Adam Barton is leading the chase to replace him.

New signings Mathieu Manset and Andy Webster are in line to make their debuts after the Sky Blues, previously under a transfer embargo, were again allowed to trade under the watchful eye of the Football League. Otherwise, manager Steven Pressley has an unchanged squad.

Sunday's encounter marks the start of a three-year groundshare of Sixfields with League Two club Northampton, it comes while City's proposed new stadium is built having left the Ricoh Arena this summer following a lengthy rent row.

Bristol City head coach Sean O'Driscoll has no fresh injury worries to contend with as his side look to extend their unbeaten start to the season.

The Robins are looking to build on their opening-day draw with Bradford and their 2-0 win over Gillingham in the Capital One Cup in midweek.

Louis Carey is still troubled by a dead leg while the City boss is targeting a new frontman after the departure of Albert Adomah to Middlesbrough on Thursday.

O'Driscoll has just 18 players available having also sold Steven Davies to Blackpool late last month.

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