AFC Wimbledon v Coventry preview
Last Updated: 10/08/18 12:40pm
AFC Wimbledon will check on defender Terell Thomas ahead of the Sky Bet League One match against Coventry.
Thomas suffered a dead leg during training in the week, but could come back into contention for a debut having joined in the summer from Wigan.
Otherwise, manager Neal Ardley has no fresh injury worries from the opening-day win over Fleetwood, which saw Tom King, Tennai Watson, Ben Purrington and Mitch Pinnock all make their first starts. Midfielder Alfie Egan has gone out on loan to National League South side East Thurrock to gain more first-team experience.
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Coventry striker Amadou Bakayoko is expected to feature in the squad after signing from Walsall. Goalkeeper Lee Burge will be assessed after he missed the 2-1 home defeat against Scunthorpe because of a knee problem, so Liam O'Brien is again on stand-by.
Full-backs Dujon Sterling and Brandon Mason both made debuts on the opening day, as did midfielder Abu Ogogo and new striker Jordy Hiwula. Veteran forward Peter Vincenti has joined Macclesfield after bring released from his contract, while midfielder Bouwe Bosma has re-joined his former side Lewes on loan.
This will be just the fourth ever meeting between AFC Wimbledon and Coventry in all competitions, with the Wombles winless in the previous three such games (D2 L1).
Two of the three meetings have come at the Cherry Reds Record Stadium, with Coventry winning an FA Cup tie 3-1 in 2014, before a 1-1 draw in a League One match in 2016-17.
AFC Wimbledon beat Fleetwood 1-0 in their opening game - they've never won both of their first two games in a Football League season before.
Coventry - who lost against Scunthorpe on the opening day - haven't lost both of their opening two games to a league season since the 2011-12 campaign, when they were relegated from the Championship.
AFC Wimbledon's Joe Pigott has scored four goals in his last six league games, after a run of six games without a goal for the Dons.