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⚽ Team news | Three changes as Royals prepare for Rams challenge

Royals line up for the clash at Pride Park

27 June 2020

Royals boss Mark Bowen has made three changes to the side that drew 1-1 against Stoke City last weekend as we prepare to take on Derby County at Pride Park this afternoon...

George Puscas starts up front, replacing the unfortunate Lucas Joao who came off against the Potters with a hamstring problem.

Andy Rinomhota comes into midfield, while Matt Miazga is back from injury and partners captain Liam Moore at the back.

Michael Morrison and Jordan Obita drop to the bench, which also includes a fit again Pele.

Former Royals Ben Hamer and Chris Martin start for the hosts as Wayne Rooney wears the captain's armband for County this afternoon.

Reading: Rafael, Gunter, Richards, Moore (c), Miazga, Rinomhota, Swift, Ejaria, Olise, Méïté, Puscas.
Subs: Walker, Blackett, Morrison, Obita, Baldock, McCleary, Masika, Adam, Pele.

Derby County: Hamer, Wisdom, Forsyth, Waghorn, Lawrence, Clarke, Martin, Rooney (c), Bogle, Sibley, Bird.
Subs: Roos, Shinnie, Jozefzoon, Holmes, Lowe, Davies, Knight, Huddlestone, Whittaker. 

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