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🥁 Baldock, Méïté and McIntyre back in against Cardiff

Three changes for visit to South Wales

31 January 2020

Forward pair Sam Baldock and Yakou Méïté return to the starting XI for our Friday-night visit to the Cardiff City Stadium.

Defender Tom McIntyre has served his suspension which was accrued for a dismissal in the Emirates FA Cup meeting against the Bluebirds at Madejski Stadium, and is also named in the starting side.

That’s part of a three-man back three, with Welshman Chris Gunter and Jordan Obita in the wing-back positions. Pelé, Ovie Ejaria and John Swift comprise a midfield three.

Cardiff City: Smithies, Bennett, Morrison (c), Vaulks, Paterson, Pack, Nelson, Tomlin, Whyte, Richards, Hoilett.
Subs: Etheridge, Flint, Bacuna, Glatzel, Murphy, Bamba, Ward.

Reading: Rafael, Gunter, Obita, Moore (c), Morrison, McIntyre, Pelé, Swift, Ejaria, Méïté, Baldock.
Subs: Walker, Rinomhota, McCleary, Blackett, Adam, Richards, Pușcaș.


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