Royals could be without trioReading have fresh injury doubts over Pavel Pogrebnyak, Hal Robson-Kanu and Danny Williams for tonight's game against Birmingham.
The trio all featured at Wembley at the weekend, but could miss this evening's match against the Blues.
On-loan Kwesi Appiah and Nathan Ake are back in contention after being cup-tied for Saturday's game with Arsenal. Anton Ferdinand remains unavailable.
For Gary Rowett's side, Lloyd Dyer and Diego Fabbrini are back in contention after missing their weekend game against parent club Watford.
Nicola Zigic is back after injury, but Callum Reilly and Will Packwood are out.