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27 August 2013

Key info for Capital One Cup clash

Peterborough United vs Reading
Tuesday 27th August, 7.45pm
London Road
Capital One Cup Round 2


Team News
Peterborough: Manager Darren Ferguson is set to make a number of changes, reating Grant McCann and Kgosi Ntlhe.

He said, "I will definitely look to make changes against Reading. We have a squad and I have to utilise it."

Reading: Similarly, Nigel Adkins is set to give a number of players an opportunity this evening. Read more from our manager by clicking here.

Tickets
Advanced ticket sales have now ended, but supporters can buy on the night at London Road - cash only. Click here for more.

Travel info
Supporters travelling by car should take the M4 towards London and M25 clockwise to reach the M1 (N). At junction 17, exit onto Fletton Pkwy/A1139 toward Wisbech then take the A1260 ramp to A15/City Centre/Yaxley/Sleaford and follow the signs to London Road.

For futher directions and parking information, click here.

The Opposition
Posh have made a perfect start to their Sky Bet League One season, winning four games out of four. Their most recent win came in the form of a 5-0 demolition away at Tranmere. United are among the favourites to return to the Sky Bet Championship, having been relegated from the second tier on the final day of last season.

Head-to-head
Reading wins: 18
Draws: 14
Peterborough wins: 16

Last Five
Capital One Cup Tu 28 Aug 2012 Reading 3 - 2 Peterborough
English Championship Tu 20 Mar 2012 Peterborough 3 - 1 Reading
English Championship Tu 29 Nov 2011 Reading 3 - 2 Peterborough
English Championship Sa 17 Apr 2010 Reading 6 - 0 Peterborough
English Championship Sa 19 Sep 2009 Peterborough 3 - 2 Reading

In quotes
Royals manager Nigel Adkins: "We’ve got three away games this week and some of the players who haven’t been playing might get that opportunity."

Royals midfielder Jem Karacan: "We've got a big squad here and there'll be players pushing for the shirts after the defeat, which is what we need."

Odds
The Royals are 22/1 to win 3-0 tonight - click here for more great odds with Sky Bet.

Live Commentary
Can't make it to Peterborough? Not to worry - we've got it covered!

You can listen to every pass, tackle and goal with live commentary on Reading FC Player. Tune in on Saturday afternoon - you can also catch pre-match and post-match chat as the Royals do battle with the Posh. Sign up to Player by clicking here, it's just 10p a day, and you get tons of other exclusive videos.

As ever, we'll also provide live updates on our Twitter and Facebook pages, and don't forget to follow our Instagram page OfficialReadingFC for loads of exclusive images.

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