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🏆 Team news | Royals unchanged for FA Cup test

Moore returns to bench in only squad change for Reading

3 March 2020

Following a clean sheet and three points gained at the weekend, Mark Bowen has kept the same starting line-up for the Royals as they gear up to face Sheffield United for a place in the Quarter-Finals of the Emirates FA Cup.

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Michael Morrison keeps the captain's armband after Liam Moore's absence over the weekend. Club captain Moore is back among the squad as a substitute tonight, having recovered from a bout of sickness that stopped him from playing on Saturday.

Andy Rinomhota continues in midfield alongside John Swift and Ovie Ejaria, with Jordan Obita holding down the left-back position on Tuesday night.

Yakou Méïté and George Pușcaș start for the Royals, with both players nreaching double figures for goals this season after Pușcaș scored his 10th of the campaign at the weekend, with Méïté netting his 11th in Reading's win over Barnsley.

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It's set to be a cracking night of football at Madejski Stadium, and a place in the last eight of the Emirates FA Cup must be decided tonight!

The teams line up as follows:

Reading: Rafael, Yiadom, Morrison (c), Miazga, Obita, Rinomhota, Swift, Ejaria, Olise, Méïté, Pușcaș.
Subs: Walker, Moore, Baldock, McCleary, Blackett, Masika, Pelé.

Sheffield United: Henderson, Baldock, O'Connell, Egan (c), Basham, Osborn, Lundstram, Freeman, Berge, McGoldrick, Mousset.
Subs: Verrips, McBurnie, Sharp, Jagielka, Robinson, Retsos, Zivkovic.


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