Four changes for Bluebirds to face BoroOle Gunnar Solskjaer has made four changes from the side that lost to Norwich City on Saturday.
Juan Cala makes his first league appearance at centre-half, with Matt Connolly reverting to left-back in place of the injured Fabio.
Mats Moller Daehli comes back into midfield alongside Tom Adeyemi, replacing Joe Ralls and Aron Gunnarsson.
In other news, new signing Bruno Ecuele Manga replaces Sean Morrison at centre-half to make his City debut.
City side to face Boro: Marshall, Brayford, Connolly, Cala, Manga, Daehli, Pilkington, Whittingham, Adeyemi, Jones, Macheda. Subs: Moore, Gabbidon, Eikrem, Gunnarsson, Burgstaller, Guerra, Le Fondre.
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