Berra and Hyam Miss Out
Monday, 21st Apr 2014 14:16
Christophe Berra and Luke Hyam miss out through injury as the Blues take on fellow play-off contenders AFC Bournemouth at Portman Road.
Frazer Richardson is handed his first Blues start at right-back with Luke Chambers moving to his preferred position of centre-half alongside Tommy Smith. Berra misses his first league game since coming into the team in August.
Anthony Wordsworth continues in central midfield with Paul Anderson returning on the right and Stephen Hunt on the left, with Frank Nouble dropping to the bench. Second-choice keeper Scott Loach is back in the 18 after missing Saturday’s game at his former club Watford.
Town: Gerken, Richardson, Chambers (c), Smith, Cresswell, Skuse, Wordsworth, Anderson, Hunt, Williams, Murphy. Subs: Loach, Green, Mings, Tabb, Taylor, Marriott, Nouble.
AFC Bournemouth: Camp, Francis (c), Cook, Ward, Daniels, Surman, O'Kane, Pugh, Ritchie, Kermorgant, Grabban. Allsop, Elphick, Harte, Smith, MacDonald, Fraser, Rantie. Referee: Andy D'Urso (Billericay).
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