Team news for the Toffees fixtureReading boss Steve Clarke hands full debuts to Alex Fernandez, Ola John, Lucas Piazon and Paolo Hurtado for this evening’s Capital One Cup first round tie against Everton.
Centre-half Michael Hector wears the captain’s armband against the Premier League outfit, and he is partnered in defence by youngster Jake Cooper.
Ali Al-Habsi and Andrew Taylor, who made their debuts for Reading in this competition against Colchester, are both given the nod, while Chris Gunter and Nick Blackman start after they each featured for 90 minutes against Bristol City at the weekend.
Reading starting XI: Al-Habsi, Gunter, Taylor, Cooper, Hector (c), John, Piazon, Fernandez, Hurtado, Tshibola, Blackman.
Subs: Moore, McShane, Norwood, Obita, McCleary, Williams, Cox.