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Johnson reverts to Barnsley XI

Lee Johnson reverts to the same side who dismantled Barnsley on the opening day of the Sky Bet Championship season as City return to league action at Birmingham City today (3pm).

The head coach made six changes for the midweek Carabao Cup tie against Plymouth Argyle at Ashton Gate.

Jens Hegeler continues alongside Bailey Wright in central defence and there is no place in the squad for Aden Flint.

New signing Niclas Eliasson is among the substitutes.

Birmingham City: Stockdale, Nsue, Roberts, Morrison, Grounds, Maghoma, Gardner, Ndoye, Davis, Adams, Donaldson. Subs: Kuszczak, Robinson, Kieftenbeld, Gleeson, Tesche, Cotterill, Harding.

Bristol City: Fielding, Pisano, Wright, Hegeler, Bryan, Brownhill, K.Smith, Pack, Paterson, Reid, Diédhiou. Subs: Lucic, Baker, Magnusson, O’Neil, O’Dowda, Eliasson, Hinds.

Referee: Mr D Bond.

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