Karacan returns for Royals
The Royals make one change from the side that beat Newcastle in their last Premier League fixture.
Jem Karacan returns to the starting line up, whilst Garath McCleary drops to the bench. Noel Hunt misses out all together through injury.
European Champions Chelsea start with former Reading loanee Ryan Bertrand in midfield, whilst Fernando Torres is preferred to Demba Ba.
Reading:Federici; Harte, Kelly, Pearce, Mariappa; Leigertwood, Guthrie, Karacan, McAnuff, Kebe; Pogrebnyak
Subs: Taylor, Shorey, Morrison, Akpan, Robson-Kanu, McCleary, Le Fondre
Chelsea: Turnbull, Azpilicueta, Cole, Cahill, Ivanovic; Bertrand, Ramires, Lampard (C), Mata, Oscar, Torres
Subs: Hilario, Ferreira, Terry, Marin, Benayoun, Ake, Ba