Season debut for Ben Turner at St. Andrew'sRussell Slade has made three changes for the Bluebirds' test at Birmingham City on Saturday afternoon.
Ben Turner makes his first start of the season in place of the injured Bruno Manga, while Matt Connolly comes back into the starting eleven in place of Fabio.
Anthony Pilkington also comes back into the fray in place of Joe Ralls, who drops to the bench.
In other team news, Tom Adeyemi has shaken off a hamstring injury to be named among the substitutes, in place of the injured Ravel Morrison.
Cardiff City: Marshall (c), Connolly, S.Morrison, Turner, Brayford, Pilkington, Whittingham, Gunnarsson, Noone, Le Fondre, Macheda. Subs: Moore, Fabio, Gabbidon, Ralls, Adeyemi, Kim, Maynard.
Birmingham City: Randolph, Caddis, Morrison, Robinson, Grounds, Davis, Gleeson, Cotterill, Shinnie, Arthur, Donaldson. Subs: Doyle, Eardley, Edgar, Reilly, Gray, Shea, Thomas.
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