Both these sides have lost their last two premier league matches. Whilst neither are in form they sit at opposite ends of the table, both with much to play for. Home form has been a strong point for Everton with just one home loss in their last five matches at Goodison Park. Reading away form is the exact opposite with just the one solitary win and four defeats in their last five away matches.
Pavel Pogrebnyak will be one player missing from the Reading line-up. Everton meanwhile may welcome back Fellaini which could be of more significance with Everton a stronger side with him in the lineup.