Confirmed: Reading v Nottingham Forest line-ups

Forest City Ground

This is how Reading and Nottingham Forest will line up for the Championship clash at Madejski Stadium…

Nottingham Forest will be looking to maintain their current run of good form when they take on Reading at the Madejski Stadium in the Championship this afternoon.

The Reds will head into today’s clash on the back of a 2-1 home win against promotion-chasing Bournemouth.

Forest have won four of their last five games, with their last defeat coming against Millwall at the City Ground on January 31.

Dougie Freedman’s side have a good record away from home as well, having lost just once on the road in their last four matches.

Meanwhile, Reading will head into today’s encounter on the back of a 3-0 defeat to Huddersfield Town away from home.

The Royals have lost three of their last four games in the Championship, winning the other, and are in desperate need of a win.

It promises to be an exciting game at the Madejski Stadium, and this is how Reading and Forest will line up:

Reading XI: Federici, Gunter, Obita, Pearce (c), Hector, Williams, Chalobah, Robson-Kanu, McCleary, Pogrebnyak, Cox

Subs: Andersen, Kelly, Travner, Guthrie, Norwood, Blackman, Yakubu

Nottingham Forest XI: Darlow, Lichaj, Lascelles, Collins, Fox, Antonio, Mancienne, Lansbury (c), Osborn, Paterson, Fryatt

Subs: De Vries, Wilson, Veldwijk, Gardner, Blackstock, Vaughan, Burke

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