Reading have appealed against the red card shown to Alex Pearce at Cardiff on Friday night.
Reading boss Nigel Adkins is determined to turn around his side's poor run of form in the Sky Bet Championship.
Alex Pearce's nightmare first half helped Cardiff make it five straight home wins as they saw off 10-man Reading 2-1 .
Russell Slade has called on Cardiff to take their sensational home form on the road after the 2-1 win over Reading.
Reading midfielder Hope Akpan faces three months on the sidelines after dislocating his shoulder on international duty.
Reading's Hope Akpan will be out for two weeks after dislocating his shoulder during Nigeria's 2-0 win over Congo.
Reading duo Shaun Cummings and Garath McCleary have made their comebacks from injury in a behind-closed doors friendly.
Prolific striker Fran Kirby is to become the first professional player in Reading FC Women’s history.
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