Sone Aluko and Liam Kelly start for the Royals against Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday night, in two changes from the weekend's draw at Brentford.
Vito Mannone is fit again and on the bench for the Royals, with Sam Walker continuing in goal. Mo Barrow starts on the left, with John Swift and Josh Sims available from the bench.
Kelly, Saeid Ezatolahi and Leandro Bacuna make up the centre of midfield, with Liam Moore and Tiago Ilori continuing at centre-back.
Reading: Walker, Gunter, Yiadom, Moore (c), Ilori, Bacuna, Ezatolahi, Kelly, Aluko, Barrow, Böðvarsson.
Subs: Mannone, Swift, Sims, Méïté, Blackett, McNulty, Rinomhota.
QPR: Lumley, Bidwell, Cameron, Rangel, Leistner, Cousins, Freeman, Luongo, Lynch, Eze, Wells.
Subs: Ingram, Hall, Scowen, Smith, Osayi-Samuel, Wszolek, Hemed.