The Iron made five changes heading into their away clash at Oldham Athletic.United brought Shaun Brisley in for Niall Canavan, who faces a shoulder operation which see him ruled out for three months.
The suspended Miguel Llera is replaced by Andrew Boyce, while Terry Hawkridge sits out at the expense of Jennison Myrie-Williams.
Neal Bishop comes in for Matt Sparrow, while debutant Rory Fallon starts up front in place of the injured Lyle Taylor.
Oldham Athletic: Rachubka, B.Wilson, J.Wilson, Elokobi, Mills, Jones, Kelly, Winchester, Forte, Wilkinson, Poleon.
Substitutes: Brown, Dieng, Dayton, Philliskirk, Tidser, Kusunga, Morgan-Smith.
Scunthorpe United: Olejnik, O'Neill, Boyce, Brisley, Myrie-Williams, Bishop, McAllister, McSheffrey, Madden, Fallon.
Substitutes: Weaver, Dawson, Kee, Hawkridge, Sparrow, Adelakun, Howe.