Date: 22nd October 2011 at 12:16pm
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The league leaders travel to the Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon to try and extend their lead at the top.

The Saints are on the back of a 1-0 victory over second place West Ham – and Nigel Adkins’ men have an opportunity to get an eight point lead over the Hammers.

SAINTS TEAM NEWS:

Adam Lallana could feature for the Saints after missing the last two games with a foot injury.

Striker Lee Barnard could also be included in the squad after returning to full training.

Meanwhile, defender Radhi Jaidi remains out after undergoing knee surgery.

READING TEAM NEWS:

Midfielder Jimmy Kebe is expected to return for the Royals after successfully coming back from a knee problem.