Ovie Ejaria starts for Reading in what will be his Royals debut, as time ticks down to kick-off against Nottingham Forest.
Leandro Bacuna returns from suspension to start at the base of midfield alongside Andy Rinomhota, with Tyler Blackett also back from suspension and on the bench.
Jón Daði Böðvarsson comes back from a spell on the sidelines to start for the Royals on Saturday afternoon, with new signing Lewis Baker available as a substitute.
Garath McCleary and Sone Aluko are both among the subs this afternoon, with Mo Barrow starting on the left flank.
The back four and goalkeeper remain unchanged from last week's Emirates FA Cup tie at Old Trafford.
Reading: Jaakkola, Yiadom, Moore (c), Ilori, Richards, Bacuna, Rinomhota, Barrow, Swift, Ejaria, Bóðvarsson.
Subs: Walker, Gunter, McCleary, Aluko, Baker, Blackett, Loader.
Nottingham Forest: Pantilimon, Robinson, Darikwa, Fox, Cash, Yacob, Guédioura, Colback, Osborn, Lolley, Murphy.
Subs: Steele, Grabban, Carvalho, Goncalves, Janko, Yates, Appiah.