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Eliasson handed start against Blades

Niclas Eliasson will make his second league start of the season when City take on Sheffield United tonight. 

He is Lee Johnson's only change to the City starting XI which walked out against Middlesbrough last week.

Eliasson steps in for Hordur Magnusson, with Joe Bryan returned to left-back.

City and the Blades lie third and fourth in the Sky Bet Championship respectively, level on points.

The match at Bramall Lane kicks off at 7.45pm.

City: Fielding, Wright, Baker, Flint, Bryan, Brownhill, Pack, Smith, Eliasson, Paterson, Reid. Subs: Steele, Magnusson, Vyner, Leko, Djuric, Woodrow, Taylor.

Sheffield United: Moore, Baldock, O'Connell, Stearman, Stevens, Duffy, Fleck, Lundstram, Basham, Sharp, Clarke. Subs: Blackman, Carter-Vickers, Wright, Donaldson, Lafferty, Brooks, Carruthers.

Referee: David Coote