Last Updated: Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:01
Reading will be without Jem Karacan when they head to Derby.
Midfielder Karacan could be facing a long spell on the sidelines after he was carried off on a stretcher with a knee injury during the 1-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday night.
Hope Akpan came on for Karacan and could now start his first Championship match of the season.
Pavel Pogrebnyak returns to the squad after missing out against Leeds through suspension but fellow striker Jason Roberts (hip) and midfielder Mikele Leigertwood (ankle) are still building up their fitness following long-term injuries.
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