Liam Rosenior has been forced to make further changes for Saturday’s clash between Ashton Gate and Bristol City as the latest injury crisis hits Hull City hard.

Already without Jean Michael Seri, Aaron Connolly, Ryan Woods and Allahyar Sayyadmanesh, the Tigers boss can’t summon Matt Ingram and Dimitrios Pelkas against Nigel Pearson’s Robins either.

Ingram picked up a hamstring at the Etihad in Tuesday’s closed-doors clash with Manchester City, while Pelkas also suffered a problem that is expected to keep him sidelined for a week. Neither was on the flight from Humberside to Bristol on Friday afternoon in what must be seen as another blow to Rosenior.

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Ingram’s enforced absence gives the chance to Karl Darlow, who will make his City debut in what is a huge Wembley weekend for his parent club Newcastle United, while Adama Traore was given a place on the bench. for the first time since he moved to the club. in June of last year.

Malcolm Ebiowei has made a full debut after a couple of cameos off the bench, with him taking Pelkas’ place and there was also a Regan Slater retirement.

Xavier Simons will continue in central midfield alongside Greg Docherty, with Slater on the left and Ozan Tufan on the right facing what now appears to be Rosenior’s first-choice defensive four.

Ingram’s absence sees Thimothee Lo-Tutala named to the bench, along with Traore, Lewie Coyle, Callum Elder, Benjamin Tetteh, Ryan Longman and Tobias Figueiredo.

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