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📰 Team news | Royals unchanged, Baldock returns to bench

Mark Bowen keeps faith with successful Preston line-up at Fulham

1 January 2020

For the third game in succession, Reading start with an unchanged line-up in the Sky Bet Championship - with Fulham next up on New Year's Day.


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The only change to the matchday squad comes as Sam Baldock has recovered from injury to take a place on the bench, in place of Michael Olise among the substitutes.

Reading's defence will comprise of the same personnel to have kept four consecutive clean sheets, with Rafael behind Chris Gunter, Liam Moore, Michael Morrison and Tyler Blackett - with Gunter making his landmark 300th appearance in a Reading shirt.

Pelé keeps his place in midfield after an impressive run of performances, with John Swift ahead of him looking to score for the third game in succession.

Reading are gunning for a fourth consecutive win in the Championship on New Year's Day, but the test of Fulham will be a stern one - with Scott Parker's side currently occupying 3rd place in the league table.

Fulham: Rodak, Christie, Bryan, Ream, Odoi, Reed, Johansen, Knockaert, Decordova-Reid, Kamara, Mitrovic (c).
Subs: Bettinelli, Mawson, McDonald, Cavaleiro, O'Riley, De La Torre, Harris.

Reading: Rafael, Gunter, Morrison, Moore (c), Blackett, Pelé, Adam, Swift, Ejaria, Méïté, João.
Subs: Walker, Miazga, Rinomhota, Baldock, Obita, McCleary, Boyé.


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