Adkins names team for Leeds clashNigel Adkins has again shuffled his pack for the second fixture in a busy and very important week of Championship football.
Garath McCleary and Jobi McAnuff are restored to the starting eleven, taking up a place on either wing, with Nick Blackman and Adam Le Fondre dropping to the bench and Royston Drenthe moving into a more attacking role.
Kaspars Gorkss is also back in the team at the back, the Latvian replaces young Michael Hector in defence, ahead of this evening's Elland Road clash.
Jimmy Kebe is not included in Brian McDermott's Leeds side for the game, while former Royals Noel Hunt takes a place on the substitutes bench.
Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Obita, Gorkss, Pearce, Akpan, Guthrie, McCleary, McAnuff (c), Drenthe, Robson-Kanu.
Subs: Federici, Cummings, Hector, Tshibola, J Taylor, Blackman, Le Fondre.
Leeds: Butland, Lees, Pearce, Murphy, Byram, Zaliukas, Mowatt, Pugh, Austin, McCormack (c), Wickham.
Subs: Cairns, Stewart, Smith, Brown, Wootton, Poleon, Hunt.