May 26, 2024

Ipswich Town host Bristol Rovers in the Carabao Cup – live updates

Changes for Carabao Cup clash

Town have named their team for this evening’s Carabao Cup clash with Bristol Rovers.

Manager Kieran McKenna has made 11 changes to the starting side, following Saturday’s 2-1 victory away at Sunderland.

Cieran Slicker starts in goal, making his Town debut, with midfielder Jack Taylor also starting and making his first appearance following his arrival from Peterborough in the summer.

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Also coming into the side are Dominic Ball, George Edmundson and Elkan Baggott, as well as Greg Leigh, Lee Evans. Kayden Jackson, Hutchinson, Marcus Harness and Freddie Ladapo start in attack.

TOWN: Slicker, Ball, Edmundson, Baggott, Leigh, Evans (C), Taylor, Jackson, Hutchinson, Harness, Ladapo.

SUBS: Hayes, Clarke, Bradshaw, Carr, Humphreys, Aluko, Ayinde, Chaplin, Hirst.

ROVERS: Cox, Gordon, Finley (C), Sinclair, Ward, Collins, Thomas, Taylor, Brown, Crama, Hoole.

SUBS: Belshaw, Connolly, Grant, Marquis, Loft, Evans, McCormick, Lawrence, Jones.

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Kieran McKenna makes 11 changes from Sunday’s win at Sunderland

Town XI: 4-2-3-1: Slicker; Ball, Edmundson, Baggott, Leigh; Evans, Taylor; Jackson, Hutchinson, Harness; Ladapo

Substitutes: Hayes, Clarke, Chaplin, Aluko, Hirst, Humphreys, Bradshaw, Carr, Ayinde

 

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