|Swansea City:||Freddie Woodman, Andre Ayew, Ryan Bennett (Joel Latibeaudiere, min.53), Jake Bidwell, Connor Roberts, Ben Cabango, Jamal Lowe (Viktor Gyokeres, min.87), Matt Grimes, Korey Smith (Kasey Palmer, min.74), Jay Fulton and Marc Guehi|
|Reading:||Rafael, Tomas Esteves, Sam Baldock (John Swift, min.67), Ovie Ejaria (Omar Richards, min.73), Andy Rinomhota, Alfa Semedo (Sone Aluko, min.58), Michael Olise, Michael Morrison, Tom McIntyre, Josh Laurent and Tom Holmes|
Swansea City were held to 0-0 draw by Reading down on Wednesday at Liberty Stadium. Both Swansea City and Reading arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Swansea City were looking to continue their run after winning their previous two matches in the competition. The most recent was against the Queens Park Rangers away (0-2), the other to Barnsley at home (2-0). Reading, on the other hand, were coming off the back of a 2-1 win against Luton Town. As the table looks today, Swansea City are in 3rd place on the table and has 40 points while Reading sit in 6th with 37 points after 22 matches.
Both coaches used all available substitutions. For Swansea, Joel Latibeaudiere, Kasey Palmer and Viktor Gyokeres came on for Ryan Bennett, Korey Smith and Jamal Lowe, while Reading brought on Sone Aluko, John Swift and Omar Richards to replace Alfa Semedo, Sam Baldock and Ovie Ejaria.
The referee booked Ryan Bennett for Swansea City.
Swansea City will play at home against Watford, while Reading will face Huddersfield Town away.