The early pacesetters in the Sky Bet Championship Brighton & Hove Albion travel to Reading on Saturday looking to maintain their impressive start to the season.
Chris Hughton’s side have recorded excellent 3-0 wins over first Nottingham Forest and then Rotherham United, both building upon a decent 0-0 draw at Derby County on the opening day of the season.
They face a potentially tricky trip to Berkshire on Saturday, as Jaap Stam’s Reading have already blown hot and cold so far this season.
The Royals produced an accomplished performance to see off Preston North End 1-0 on the opening day, but were then comprehensively beaten 2-0 at Wolves, with many fans bemoaning a poor display at Molineux.
On Wednesday, the Royals went down 4-1 at pre-season favourites Newcastle United and, although the Magpies were the better side on the night, the scoreline reflected somewhat harshly on the visitors.
Last year’s fixture at the Madejski Stadium finished 1-1, with Matej Vydra netting one of his three league goals to salvage a point for the hosts, cancelling out Jamie Murphy’s opener.
Here, FootballLeagueWorld writer Marcus Oades identifies THREE players that you must look out for during Saturday’s match…