Wanderers make seven changes to the side that drew with Forest last Friday – handing full debuts to Andy Lonergan, Benik Afobe and Josh Vela.
Joe Riley, Tim Ream, Marcos Alonso and Martin Petrov also come in from the cold as Owen Coyle makes full use of his squad at the Broadfield Stadium.
There is no place for Chung-Yong Lee, but the Korean has travelled with the team amidst speculation he had been holding talks with Stoke City.
Crawley make two changes from the side that beat Doncaster at the weekend, with former Wanderers defender Mark Connolly for David Hunt and Jonathan Forte in for Gary Alexander.
Crawley (4-4-2): Jones, Davis, Connolly, McFadzean, Sadler, Akpan, Adams, Cooper, Torres, Forte, Ajose.
Subs: Kuipers, Hunt, Clarke, Simpson, Bulman, Akinde, Neilson
Wanderers (4-5-1): Lonergan, Riley, Knight, Ream, Alonso, Eagles, Vela, Andrews, M Davies, Petrov, Afobe
Subs: Bogdan, Mills, Wylde, K Davies, Ricketts, Sordell, Pratley