Birmingham without key men
Birmingham's four-goal hero Jesse Lingard and defender Kyle Bartley are both unavailable for the Capital One Cup third-round visit of holders Swansea.
Lingard has been denied permission to play by parent club Manchester United, who do not want the forward cup-tied, while centre-back Bartley is on loan from the Swans and not able to face his parent club.
Goalkeeper Colin Doyle will return between the sticks to replace Darren Randolph having started in the previous two rounds.
David Murphy will be rested having only returned in Saturday's 4-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday after a lengthy absence due to a knee injury, while Nikola Zigic, Akwasi Asante, Lee Novak and Hayden Mullins miss out due to minor injuries.