Team news from the City GroundThe Royals make just one change to the side which beat Bolton at Madejski Stadium last weekend, as former Forest man Garath McCleary misses out on a trip back to The City Ground with a slight hamstring strain.
Striker Matej Vydra comes into the starting eleven in place of the winger, while Anton Ferdinand comes back into the squad to take a place on the substitutes' bench.
Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest include former Royals skipper Matt Mills in their starting line-up - Dougie Freedman has made two changes to his side ahead of this afternoon's clash, bringing in Chris O'Grady and Ben Osborn.
Nottingham Forest: De Vries, Lichaj, Pinillos, Mills, Hobbs, Lansbury (c), Vaughan, Osborn, O'Grady, Mendes, Oliveira.
Subs: Evtimov, Trotter, Mancienne, Grant, Williams, Blackstock, Wilson.
Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter, A Taylor, Hector, McShane (c), Norwood, Piazon, Williams, Blackman, Vydra, Sa.
Subs: Bond, Obita, Cooper, Ferdinand, Hurtado, John, Liburd.