Reading vs Millwall preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
Lucas Joao of Reading scores their side's first goal from the penalty spot past David Raya of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Brentford at Madejski Stadium on February 10, 2021 in Reading, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Reading will be looking to keep up the pace with the rest of the top six with a win against Millwall on Saturday.

The Royals are currently eight points clear of seventh position as they look to claim a play-off place.

Meanwhile, Millwall are in 14th place, and are on a nice unbeaten run of five games, after poor form earlier in the season has left them ten points off a play-off place.

Team news

Reading are most likely going to remain unchanged from their 1-3 loss to Brentford midweek.

They are set to be without Yakou Meite and John Swift who are set to be out for the next couple of weeks. George Puscas, Felipe Araruna and Liam Moore may be back in the next two weeks are not going to feature here.

Gary Rowett could make some changes after last weekend's 1-4 victory over Sheffield Wednesday, with Jed Wallace and Ben Thompson pushing for a start. Connor Mahoney and Murray Wallace are both unavailable.

Predicted lineups

Reading:

Rafael; Yiadom, Morrison, McIntyre, Richards, Laurent, Rinomhota, Olise, Semedo, Ejaria, Joao.

Millwall:

Bialkowski; Cooper, Hutchinson, Evans, Romeo, Leonard, Thompson, Kieftenbeld, Malone, Wallace, Zohore.

Ones to watch

Lucas Joao

After a number of injuries and inconsistency hindering his career, this season he has managed to get rid of both in what has been a standout year. With his goal midweek being his 19th in all competitions so far, he is one of the best goalscorers in the division.

Jake Cooper

The former Reading academy graduate has been a mainstay for Millwall since his arrival in 2017, with his sheer size and strength being key components to his game that many in the Championship fail to deal with. 

Previous meetings

The last time these two sides met was in late November when they fought out a 1-1 draw, with Lucas Joao equalising after a Jed Wallace free-kick.

How to watch

This match will kick-off at 15:00 pm on Saturday, February 13, and is available to watch by purchasing an iFollow pass or £10.

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