Paul Ince has been forced to shuffle his pack for the trip to Cardiff City tonight, makinng five changes.

Fresh off the back of a 2-1 win over Rotherham United, the struggling Bluebirds also picked up a crucial win away to Birmingham City.

Captain Andy Yiadom is forced out with suspension after picking up his 10th yellow card in midweek.

Midfielder Mamadou Loum returns, having served his equivalent suspension.

Jeff Hendrick misses out, with the Reading Chronicle understanding that he is suffering with a virus.

Thomas Ince, the top scorer, drops to the bench and Tyrese Fornah starts after his winning goal on Tuesday.

Femi Azeez and Nesta Guinness-Walker, fellow substitutes against the Millers, come in from the start.

The Academy graduate partners Andy Carroll up front.

Lumley; Hoilett; Mbengue; Dann; Sar; Guinness-Walker; McIntyre; Loum; Fornah; Azeez; Carroll

Former Reading midfielder Andy Rinomhota is on the bench for the Bluebirds, as is summer trialist Connor Wickham.