Blues travel to top-flight strugglers in desperate need of a win themselves.
Chelsea interim manager Rafa Benitez believes that his side will face a “tough match” when they travel to take on Premier League strugglers Reading.
“I think it will be a tough game,” said the Spaniard.
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“They are in the battle to avoid relegation and it will be difficult. We know that they have a team that play with intensity and will be tough, but at the same time we have to be ready.
“We train carefully, we prepare every single thing, we have lost Petr Cech, that we thought could be available, still David Luiz is not available.”
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