Strong side for Derby clash
Royals manager Nigel Adkins has made seven changes for tonight’s Capital One Cup Third Round tie at Derby County, following Saturday’s 1-0 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.
Danny Guthrie and Hal Robson-Kanu are given their first starts of the season, while Michael Hector, Aaron Kuhl, Jamie Mackie, Ryan Edwards and Pavel Pogrebnyak have also entered the starting XI.
Oliver Norwood and Glenn Murray are cup-tied for the fixture, while Jake Cooper, Jake Taylor, Hope Akpan, Nick Blackman and Simon Cox make way.
Reading: Anderson, Gunter (C), Obita, Pearce, Hector, Guthrie, Kuhl, Mackie, Edwards, Robson-Kanu, Pogrebnyak
Subs: Lincoln, Long, Cooper, Taylor, Stacey, Blackman, Cox
Derby: Roos, Christie, Keogh (C), Shotton, Forsyth, Mascarell, Hughes, Bryson, Russell, Ibe, Best
Grant, Whitbread, Eustace, Dawkins, Martin, Calero, L Naylor