The team news is in for The Imps and Northampton ahead of the SkyBet League Two clash at Sincil Bank.
City make two changes to the side which drew last weekend at Notts County, with Cian Bolger coming back into the starting eleven and Harry Anderson also returns.
The Imps: Smith, O'Connor, Shackell, Frecklington, Andrade, Toffolo, Rowe, Eardley, Bolger, Anderson, Akinde
Substitutes: Vickers, O'Hara, Pett, Rhead, Angol, Brown, Roberts
Northampton Town: Cornell, Facey, Buchanan, Goode, Taylor, Hoskins, Pierre, McWilliams, Turnbull, Bridge, O'Toole
Substitutes: Coddington, Williams, Joe Powell, Daniel Powell, Morais, Bowditch, Elsnik