City keep the same side which started the game against Morecambe last weekend, Bruno Andrade is fit to face the Grecians with Matt Gilks making his first start at Sincil Bank and Mark O'Hara also making his first start in front of the home crowd.
There is one change on the bench and a first appearance in the first team squad for Academy prospect Jon Smith who comes into the squad in place of Lee Frecklington.
The Imps: Gilks, O'Connor, Shackell, Pett, Andrade, Toffolo, Bostwick, Rowe, Eardley, Akinde
Substitutes: Vickers, Rhead, Angol, McCartan, Bolger, Roberts, Smith
Exeter City: Pym, Sweeney, Woodman, O'Shea, Martin, Bowman, Jay, Wilson.D, Wilson.K, Taylor, Collins
Substitutes: Hamon, Holmes, Williams, Forte, Brown, Hartridge, Boateng
Referee: John Brooks
Assistants: Akil Howson & Nick Hopton
4th Official: Mark Dwyer