Three changes from WBA
The Royals make three changes from the side that came from behind to grab a fantastic win over West Brom last weekend.
Stephen Kelly makes his Reading debut, whilst the in-form Garath McCleary comes into a midfield five that also contains the returning Mikele Leigertwood.
Reading: Federici, Harte, Kelly, Pearce, Mariappa, Leigertwood, Guthrie, McAnuff, McCleary, Kebe, Pogrebnyak
Subs: Taylor, Gunter, Morrison, Akpan, Karacan, Le Fondre, Hunt
Newcastle: Krul, Santon, Debuchy, Williamson, Coloccini (C), Cabaye, Anita, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Sh Ameobi, Cisse
Subs: Elliot, Perch, Taylor, Bigirimana, Obertan, Sa Ameobi, Ranger