Team news: Ipswich Town unchanged for fifth straight game

Cole Skuse starts despite breaking his nose

Cole Skuse starts despite breaking his nose - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Manager Mick McCarthy has stuck with the same starting XI for the fifth straight game, as his side prepare to face Derby this afternoon.

Cole Skuse is fit to start despite breaking his nose at Fulham on Tuesday, with the only change to the matchday squad coming on the bench, where Luke Varney replaces the injured Jonny Parr.

For Derby, there is no place in the starting side for ex-Blue Darren Bent who has to make do with a spot on the bench.

Ipswich Town: Gerken, Chambers, Smith, Berra, Knudsen; Maitland-Niles, Skuse, Douglas, Sears; Murphy, Pitman.

Subs: Bialkowski, Malarczyk, Coke, Bru, Oar, Fraser, Varney.

Derby County: Grant; Christie, Keogh, Shackell, Warnock; Ince, Johnson, Butterfield, Russell; Thorne, Martin.

Subs: Mitchell, Hendrick, Bent, Baird, Pearce, Weimann, Shotton.

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