Reading unchangedNigel Adkins has named an unchanged side from the weekend's 3-3 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Hal Robson-Kanu does replace Aaron Kuhl on the bench as the Royals prepare to take on a Leeds side that have conceded just two league goals at home this season.
Kuhl is joined by Jack Stacey, Jem Karacan, Dan Lincoln and Ryan Edwards as players who have travelled to Elland Road as part of the group.
Former Royals Billy Sharp and Stuart Taylor are named on the Leeds bench this evening as Darko Milanic makes two changes for his first home game - Liam Cooper and Casper Sloth come in for Stephen Warnock and Rodolph Austin.
Leeds: Silvestri, Byram, Bellusci, Pearce, Cooper, Cook, Bianchi, Mowatt, Sloth, Antentucci, Doukara.
Subs: Taylor, Warnock, Wootton, Murphy, Austin, Morison, Sharp.
Reading: Federici, Gunter (C), Obita, Pearce, Hector, Akpan, Norwood, Taylor, Cox, Blackman, Murray
Subs: Andersen, Long, Cooper, Guthrie, Robson-Kanu, Mackie, Pogrebnyak