Michael Hector replaces Anton Ferdinand as Reading manager Nigel Adkins makes one change to his side to face Charlton Athletic.
Reading manager Nigel Adkins has made one change to his side to face Charlton Athletic this afternoon, with Michael Hector coming in for the injured Anton Ferdinand.
Pavel Pogrebnyak recovers from injury to make the bench, but Danny Guthrie, Shaun Cummings and Craig Tanner all remain on the sidelines.
Charlton, meanwhile, start with a front three of Igor Vetokele, Johann Gudmundsson and Callum Harriott.
Defender Rhoys Wiggins has suffered a fractured bone in his foot and will be out of action for up to six weeks.
Reading: Federici; Kelly, Gunter, Hector, Pearce; Norwood, Williams, Mackie, Obita; Cox, Murray
Charlton Athletic: Henderson; Solly, Fox, Ben Haim Bikey; Buyens, Cousins, Jackson; Harriott, Gudmundsson, Vetokele