Danny Guthrie to miss crunch match for Reading against QPR


Reading midfielder Danny Guthrie misses Sunday's Barclays Premier League showdown with QPR because of a thigh strain.

Midfielder Jem Karacan is sidelined with a knee injury that could keep him out until early December.

Boss Brian McDermott has no further injury problems to contend with.

Provisional squad: Federici, McCarthy, Taylor, Gunter, Cummings, Gorkss, Pearce, Mariappa, Shorey, Harte, McAnuff, Leigertwood, Tabb, McCleary, Kebe, Pogrebnyak, Le Fondre, Hunt, Robson-Kanu, Church, Roberts.