A Ted Bishop double was not enough as City were held by Fleetwood Town at the LNER Stadium.
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City: Carl Rushworth, Regan Poole, Tashan Oakley-Boothe, Tom Hopper ©, Ted Bishop (Charley Kendall 78’), Anthony Scully (Charles Vernam 78’), Paudie O’Connor, Ben House, Lasse Sorensen, TJ Eyoma, Sean Roughan (Jamie Robson 68’). Subs (not used): Jordan Wright, Jay Benn, Oisin Gallagher.
Goals: Bishop (6’, 14’).
Fleetwood: Jay Lynch, Danny Andrew, Josh Vela ©, Paddy Lane, Joe Garner (Promise Omochere 66’), Cian Hayes (Carlos Mendes Gomes 55’), Toto Nsiala, Dan Batty, Shaun Rooney, Harvey Macadam (Ged Garner 66’), Josh Earl. Subs (not used): Jakub Stolarczyk, Brendan Wiredu, Carl Johnston, Drew Baker.
Goals: Lane (32’) G. Garner (90+3’).
Attendance: 7,522 (128 away).
Referee: Ollie Yates.