Promotion chasing Ipswich will bid to put a disappointing week between them when they travel to the Den to take on Millwall today.
Mick McCarthy’s side slipped to third in the table, one point behind leaders Bournemouth, on the back of a narrow 1-0 defeat to Derby, who leapfrogged them in the table as result.
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The Norfolk side didn’t have time to wallow however with thoughts quickly switching to the FA Cup replay with Southampton.
Once again however there was be disappointment with Shane Long’s 19th minute goal for the Saints enough to seal a place in the next round for the South Coast side.
Ipswich will be hoping to avoid a third successive defeat on Saturday against struggling Millwall. The Lions have lost four successive games to slip deep into trouble and pile the pressure on manager Ian Holloway.
The club are third from bottom, two points from safety with 23 points on board. The club were also knocked out of the FA Cup in humiliating fashion midweek, losing 4-0 to Bradford.
The meek manner of their defeat is likely to see Holloway make changes with one of the enforced through the absence of the suspended Mark Beevers. The defender was sent off against the league one side and misses out.
Shaun Cummings is set to make his debut after joining from Reading while fellow new signings Dan Harding and Stefan Maierhofer are also in line to feature.
Andy Wilkinson, who was ineligible to face the Bantams under the terms of his loan from Stoke returns to the side while Paris Cowan-Hall has a calf injury and midfielder Shaun Williams is still suspended.
Ipswich meanwhile will be without Teddy Bishop (illness) however Cole Skuse and Jay Tabb should be fit to be included.