Jón Daði Böðvarsson returns from injury to take a place in Reading’s starting XI to face Birmingham City at St Andrew’s.
Josh Sims comes in for his second start, and Anssi Jaakkola retains his place in between the sticks.
And after missing out recently through injury and suspension, John O'Shea returns to the squad and comes onto the bench.
Birmingham City: Camp, Morrison, Jota, Jutkiewicz, Kieftenbeld, Maghoma, Pedersen, Dean, G.Gardner, Adams.
Subs: Trueman, Harding, Mahoney, Lakin, Roberts, Lubala, Solomon-Otabor.
Reading: Jaakkola, Yiadom, Blackett, Ilori, Moore (c), Kelly, Bacuna, Swift, Meite, Sims, Böðvarsson.
Subs: Walker, Gunter, O’Shea, Baldock, Aluko, McCleary, Rinomhota.