Cavan boss Terry Hyland predicts 'claustrophobic' Erne clash

Cavan manager Terry Hyland

Cavan manager Terry Hyland is expecting a "very different" tactical challenge in Sunday's Ulster Football clash against Fermanagh from the preliminary-round win over Armagh.

Armagh boss Paul Grimley opted for a man-to-mark marking strategy at Breffni Park but Hyland believes Fermanagh will adopt a more defensive approach.

"It will be a much more claustrophobic game," said the Cavan boss.

"Fermanagh will play 10 or 12 men behind the ball."

Hyland added:"Armagh and Fermanagh set themselves up totally differently.

"The game is going to be marked down to patience with the ball and what use we make with the percentage of the ball that we do have."

Hyland has opted to retain the team he originally selected for the Armagh game which means that Jack Brady lines out after being a late cry-off from the starting line-up last time out.

"The lads all performed well so they are entitled to get a second chance at it.

"We used all our subs bench the last day and it will be the same this week. It's a 20-man game and all the players in the squad know and understand that.

"Jack was carrying a bit of an injury from the Under-21 campaign and we didn't feel he was fit enough to start...although he did come on later in the game."

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