Morrison and Williams return
Sean Morrison and Danny Williams start after lengthy injury absences, whilst Michael Hector makes his full Madejski Stadium debut. Hal Robson-Kanu partners Pavel Pogrebnyak up front.
Dropping to the bench are Kaspars Gorkss, Hope Akpan and Royston Drenthe.
Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Obita, Morrison, Pearce, Hector, Williams, McAnuff (c), McCleary, Robson-Kanu, Pogrebnyak
Huddersfield: Smithies, Clarke, Dixon, Smith, Gerrard, Clayton, Gobern, Norwood, Hammill, Ward, Wells.
Subs: Ian Bennett, Woods, Holmes, Scannell, Wallace, Hogg, Bunn.