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Magnusson and Pack back in starting XI

Hordur Magnusson and Marlon Pack return to the City starting line-up to face Reading this afternoon.

They step in to replace Lloyd Kelly and Jonathan Leko - both among the substitutes today - in head coach Lee Johnson's only two changes to the starting XI which began the game away to QPR last Saturday.

The sold-out Boxing Day fixture between Bristol City v Reading kicks off at 3pm.

City: Fielding, Wright, Flint, Baker, Magnusson, Brownhill, Smith, Pack, Bryan, Taylor, Reid. Subs: Steele, Vyner, Kelly, Leko, Eliasson, Paterson, Woodrow.

Reading: Mannone, Gunter, McShane, Moore, Bacuna, Evans, Edwards, Berg, Aluko, Barrow, Bodvarsson. Subs: Jaakkola (GK), Beerens, McLearly, Ilori, Clement, Blackett, Kermorgant.

Referee: Oliver Langford.

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