Barnsley vs Reading Live. McDonald was absent due to injury and illness, but it was an unused substitute on Don’s Day. Preston. Stevie Mallan made his long-awaited debut in midfield for Tykes in this match and was able to keep his spot, while Brad Potts could return from the virus.
Matty Pearson is left with a calf injury that will keep him in the New Year, while Ryan Hedges (hip) and Lloyd Isgrove (knee) can also fail.Reading may have midfielder Liam Kelly after the illness caused him to lose in Boxing Day in Bristol. John Swift can also return after the midfielder rests, and George Evans will follow up on how he has just returned from a hip problem with Garat McCleary.
Barnsley has no soul in six local league games (D1 L5) against Reading, since in August 1996 he won 3-0 in the season when they won in the Premier League.The Royals retained eight clean sheets in the last 13 league games against the Tykes (W8 D3 L2).
Dave Edwards participated in five goals in the last two games of the championship against Barnsley (three goals, two assists).
72% of Reading’s goals in the Championship of this period were scored in the second half (21 of 29); proportion of the league. Highlights of the Sky Bet Championship game between Bristol City and Reading.