In-form Brechin will be without Craig Wighton when they host Peterhead.
The striker has returned to Dundee at the end of a month-long loan spell, while midfielder Callum Tapping is also out for the Glebe Park side with a knee problem.
City manager Ray McKinnon said: "We have done really well recently and had a great win down at Stranraer last Saturday. We will need that same level of performance against a Peterhead side that have moved up the table almost unnoticed.
"They have some very good players...