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Key Battles: Norwich City v Reading FC

Reading can all but secure their place in the play-offs with a win at Carrow Road. So where could the points be won or lost?

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This man is in the form of his life
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Cameron Jerome vs Liam Moore

Cameron Jerome, who was signed from Stoke in the 2014 summer transfer window, leads the line for the Canaries.

Norwich have had a disappointing season so far, with the team currently lying in tenth place in the Championship. At the start of the season, Norwich were expected to be challenging for automatic promotion.

However, Jerome has been one of the better players in this Norwich team with 14 goals in 35 appearances.

Jerome is a very calm and composed striker - if he finds space near the goal, you can bet that he will find the back of the net. Due to the height that the forward possesses, Jerome is also a great header of the ball. Which means he'll be a big threat in the aerial duels.

The centre-forward also has the eye for scoring spectacular goals, as this clip shows.

Jerome also has a bit of history against Reading, having scored the winner in Stoke's 2-1 win against the Royals in the 2012/13 season.

Looking to make sure a repeat doesn't happen will be Liam Moore.

With Paul McShane unlikely to return from injury at the weekend, Moore will be the key man in the heart of defence.

The centre-back has also called on his team to cement their play-off place by going on an unbeaten run.

Moore's experience of getting promoted with Leicester will help between now and the rest of the season.

Yanic Wildschut vs Chris Gunter

The Dutchman has had an okay start to life at Norwich, having signed from Wigan in the January transfer window.

With one goal in eight games for the Canaries and no assists, you'd be thinking that Wildschut might not be much of threat come Saturday.

However, before his move to Carrow Road, Wildschut was arguably Wigan's best player with four goals and two assists.

Performances such as the one against Huddersfield, persuaded the Norwich board to part £6 million for his services.

Wildschut can be a tough player at times, with the winger possessing the ability to deliver problematic crosses into the box.

With that in mind, Gunter will have to be alert to stop Wildschut from taking advantage down the left hand side if the right back is to stop the Dutchman from pulling the strings in his side's favour.

Ryan Bennett vs Yann Kermorgant

The 27 year old is one of Norwich's longest serving players, having been at the club for nearly five years.

The central defender has played in most of the Canaries' games this season and has established himself as one of the main men in the heart of the defence.

However, Bennett has also been part of a defence that has conceded an astonishing 61 goals.

Only Nottingham Forest and Rotherham have conceded more.

Looking to take advantage of Norwich's fragile defence will be Yann Kermogant.

The Frenchman is in the form of his life, having scored in three consecutive games for the first time in his career.

Kermorgant's goals have been vital this season with the strikers goals earning The Royals points in vital games. The striker's performances have not gone unnoticed with manager Jaap Stam praising the former Bournemouth man, after The Royals beat Blackburn 3-1 on Tuesday.

If Kermorgant can replicate his recent performances, then it could prove to the difference.