Young midfielder handed second league start of his career at LeedsAcademy graduate Liam Kelly starts in midfield at Elland Road this evening as Jordan Obita misses out on the trip to Leeds.
Callum Harriott and Sandro Wieser come into the squad to take a place on the substitutes bench, with Joseph Mendes the other omission from the eighteen.
Leeds United: Green, Ayling, Taylor, Jansson, Bartley (c), Vieira, Doukara, Dallas, Sacko, Roofe, Wood.
Subs: Silvestri, Grimes, Mowatt, Wilks, Cooper, Berardi, Bridcutt.
Reading: Al-Habsi, Gunter, Blackett, McShane (c), L.Moore, Van den Berg, Kelly, Evans, Beerens, McCleary, Samuel.
Subs: S.Moore, Watson, Cooper, Wieser, Meite, Harriott, Kermorgant.