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Team news | Rafael, Ejaria and McIntyre start for Royals in local Carabao Cup clash

The teams are in for the Carabao Cup First Round

13 August 2019

Royals manager, José Gomes has made six changes from the weekend's match against Hull City, as Reading get set to take on League One side, Wycombe Wanderers in the Carabao Cup First Round.

Rafael, Michael Morrison, George Puscas and Charlie Adam all come in for their first starts in a Reading shirt, while Tom McIntyre will play his first minutes of the season in the heart of defence.

Ovie Ejaria will make his second 'debut' for the Royals after his deadline day arrival from Liverpool, with the midfielder taking the number 14 shirt for the season ahead.

The Royals have plenty of youth talent on their bench too, with Danny Loader, Micharl Olise and Josh Barrett appearing among the substitutes on Tuesday evening.

Wycombe Wanderers: Allsop, Grimmer, Phillips, Stuart, Mascoll, Gape, Pattison, Freeman, Samuel, Parker, Kashket.
Subs: Yates, Jacobson, Wheeler, Mackail-Smith, Akinfenwa, Onyedinma, Gardiner-Smith.

Reading: Rafael, Richards, Morrison, Moore (c), McIntyre, Rinomhota, Adam, Pelé, Ejaria, Boyé, Puscas.
Subs: Walker, Miazga, Baldock, Swift, Loader, Olise, Barrett.


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