Will Reading draw another blank?

Previously, the likes of Kevin Doyle, Noel Hunt and Leroy Lita had ensured plenty of goals for Steve Coppell's side, but their promotion charge has been halted by a record of just one goal in five games, including successive blanks at the Madejski Stadium.

Forest are the visitors this weekend, well aware of their own precarious position at the wrong end of the Championship table and travelling in hope rather than expectation of a surprise result given their own recent form.