Royals confirm Lita injury

Championship leaders Reading have confirmed that striker Leroy Lita suffered a facial injury following an incident in Bristol on Saturday evening.

The injury is serious enough to rule the 21-year-old out of the top-of-the-table clash with Sheffield United at Bramall Lane tonight but Reading are confident he will be fit to face Luton on Friday.

Lita has scored 14 goals for the Royals this season following his £1m (€1.46m) summer switch from Bristol City.

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