Venue – Anfield
Kick-off: 15.00 BST
Referee: Roger East. Matches: 2. R2 Y2
The Reds are still searching for their first Premier League home victory and Boss Brendan Rodgers will be hoping that Liverpool can pick up their form at Anfield with a victory over Reading this Saturday. Liverpool have few injury problems ahead of the fixture with goalkeeper José Reina facing a late fitness test on a minor hamstring injury sustained on international duty. Striker Fabio Borini has been ruled out for three months with a fractured foot however full backs Jose Enrique and Jon Flanagan has returned to training
Liverpool (Possible, 4-3-3): Reina; Wisdom, Skrtel, Agger, Johnson; Gerrard, Allen, Shelvey; Suso, Suárez, Sterling.
Out: Borini (foot), Enrique, Flanagan (both match fitness), Kelly (knee), Lucas (thigh).
Reading Boss Brian McDermott is yet to mark his first win after being promoted to the top flight from the Championship this season.There will be late fitness test for midfielder Mikele Leigertwood, who suffered a dead leg against Newcastle and forward Noel Hunt is also doubt for the tie.
Reading (Possible, 4-5-1): McCarthy; Cummings, Mariappa, Gorkss, Shorey; Kébé, Karacan, Leigertwood, Guthrie, McAnuff; Pogrebnyak.
Out: Federici (knee).
Predictions : Liverpool 2 Reading 1