(Sporting Alert) — Queens Park Rangers will be hoping to move back to the top of the English Sky Bet Championship when they take on Reading at the Madejski Stadium with kick-off at 12.15.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp named a very strong team for the clash with Joey Barton, Gary O’Neil and Jermaine Jenas starting in midfield.
Charlie Austin leads the attack, with Matt Phillips and Junior Hoilett supporting.
Richard Dunne and Benoit Assou-Ekotto both start in the back line, while Andrew Johnson, Nedum Onuoha and Niko Kranjcar on the bench.
Danny Guthrie, Hal Robson-Kanu and Pavel Pogrebnyak all start for Reading.
Reading v QPR
Reading: McCarthy, Gunter, Gorkss, Morrison, Kelly, Baird, Obita, McCleary, Guthrie, Robson-Kanu, Pogrebnyak
Subs: Federici, Pearce, Le Fondre, McAnuff, Sharp, Akpan, Cummings
QPR: Green, Simpson, Dunne, Hill, Assou-Ekotto, Jenas, Barton, O’Neil, Phillips, Hoilett, Austin
Subs: Traore, Johnson, Onuoha, Chevanton, Kranjcar, Henry, Murphy
Referee: Anthony Taylor (Cheshire)