Robson-Kanu returns to benchThe Royals are unchanged from their defeat to Norwich for this afternoon's must-win game with Queens Park Rangers at Madejski Stadium.
Winger Hal Robson-Kanu and defender Ian Harte have both recovered from their respective injuries, and are named on the substitutes' bench.
Reading (4-2-3-1): McCarthy; Gunter, Kelly, Mariappa, Morrison; Karacan, Guthrie; McCleary, McAnuff (C), Blackman; Pogrebnyak.
Subs: Taylor, Harte, Pearce, Carrico, Robson-Kanu, Hunt, Le Fondre.
QPR: Green, Bosingwa, Onuoha, Hill, Traore, Granero, Jenas, Mbia, Taarabt, Remy, Bothroyd.
Subs: Cesar, Derry, Park, Mackie, Fabio, Ben Haim, Hoilett.