Reading have made two changes to the side that beat Rotherham at the Madejski at the weekend as a free-scoring Blackburn play hosts this evening.
Michael Olise starts to take the place of the absent Ovie Ejaria in midfield.
And striker Lucas João returns to lead the line, having come off the bench to score from the spot against the Millers at the Madejski - George Pușcaș is named as a substitute.
Sam Walker is on the bench as back up to Rafael, while Tennai Watson comes into the squad to provide additional cover as one of the seven on the substitutes bench.
The home side have also made two changes, bringing in Aynsley Pears between the posts and Corry Evans. Thomas Kaminski and Bradley Johnson miss out.
Blackburn Rovers: Pears, Williams, Douglas, Rankin-Costello, Lenihan (c), Evans, Trybull, Holtby, Elliott, Brereton, Armstrong.
Subs: Nyambe, Gallagher, Davenport, Buckley, Wharton, Stergiakis, Dolan.
Reading: Rafael, Esteves, Richards, Moore (c), Morrison, Rinomhota, Laurent, Semedo, Olise, Méïté, João.
Subs: Walker, Watson, Gibson, McIntyre, Tetek, Aluko, Pușcaș.