Walters on the bench for Stoke

Stoke boss Tony Pulis made six changes to his side for this evening’s Capital One Cup second-round clash with Swindon at the Britannia Stadium.

Stoke boss Tony Pulis made six changes to his side for this evening’s Capital One Cup second-round clash with Swindon at the Britannia Stadium.

Defenders Robert Huth and Marc Wilson and midfielders Jermaine Pennant, Michael Kightly and Geoff Cameron were the survivors from XI that started the 0-0 Barclays Premier League draw with Arsenal on Sunday.

The adjustments include Thomas Sorensen replacing Asmir Begovic in goal and Cameron Jerome and Kenwyne Jones coming in to the attack for Jon Walters and Peter Crouch, both of whom were on the bench.

Robins manager Paulo Di Canio made only one alteration to his team from Saturday’s 1-0 npower League One victory over MK Dons, with Alan Navarro taking Simon Ferry’s place in midfield.

Stoke: Sorensen, Shotton, Upson, Huth, Wilson, Pennant, Whitehead, Cameron, Kightly, Jones, Jerome.

Subs: Nash, Ness, Shawcross, Walters, Wilkinson, Delap, Crouch.

Swindon: Foderingham, Devera, Flint, McCormack, McEveley, Ritchie, Miller, Navarro, De Vita, Williams, Collins.

Subs: Bedwell, Rooney, Ferry, Risser, Nathan Thompson, Storey, Smith.

Referee: Nigel Miller (Durham)

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