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5 October 2020

Injuries will impact squad selection says Paul, with youthful line-up expected for EFL Trophy clash

Paul Lambert says Town will field a young starting XI when Gillingham visit Portman Road in the EFL Trophy tomorrow.

The Blues boss also suggested that injuries picked up in the weekend trip to MK Dons will impact squad selection for the 7pm kick-off.

"We will play younger lads, without a doubt" Paul told iFollow Ipswich.

"We have a number of injuries as well and obviously that's a factor.

"This competition adds games to an already hectic schedule, and although we want to win, the League is our priortiy.

"I make no apologies for it because we have to protect the first-team players."

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