Last Updated: Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:07
Preston boss Simon Grayson could hand Neil Kilkenny his first start when Colchester visit Deepdale.
The on-loan Bristol City midfielder made his Lilywhites debut when he came off the bench in the closing stages of the 1-0 victory over high-flying Leyton Orient last Saturday. He is in contention to be named in the starting XI against the U's.
Stuart Beavon serves the second game of a three-match suspension for seeing red in the 6-0 FA Cup victory over Barnet.
Young midfielder Jeffrey Monakana, who recently returned from a loan spell with Saturday's opponents, could play some part.
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