• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 26 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace

Ambrose 0"

Danns 24"

Easter 67"

3 - 3
Reading

Reading

Long 29" (P)

Kebe 48"

Hunt 72"

Crystal Palace vs Reading


Team Lineups

Crystal Palace

1 Speroni
2 Clyne
5 McCarthy
31 Gardner
29 Moxey
34 Dikgacoi
8 Danns24"
3 Wright
9 Iversen
20 Vaughan
7 Ambrose0"
Substitutes
13 Price
4 Davis
10 Garvan
14 Scannell
16 Zaha
19 Easter67"
32 Counago

Reading

41 McCarthy
24 Cummings
5 Mills
16 Ingimarsson
23 Harte
14 Kebe48"
8 Leigertwood
7 Tabb
11 McAnuff
9 Long29"
10 Hunt72"
Substitutes
31 Andersen
4 Karacan
15 Khizanishvili
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Howard

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Crystal Palace

L D D D W D W W

Reading

D D D L L L L W
Head to Head
Reading
3-0
Crystal Palace 11-Sep-2010
Crystal Palace
1-3
Reading 17-Feb-2010
Reading
2-4
Crystal Palace 08-Dec-2009
Crystal Palace
0-0
Reading 21-Mar-2009
Reading
4-2
Crystal Palace 30-Aug-2008
Crystal Palace
1-1
Reading 20-Jan-2006


Live Text Commentary
92:08 +2.08
 

The ball is sent over by Ian Harte, Anthony Gardner makes a clearance.

88:08
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Sean Scannell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kagisho Dikgacoi.

87:30
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, Chance falls to Jobi McAnuff who heads at goal, Julian Speroni makes a save.

86:24
 

Jay Tabb sends in a cross.

85:37
 

The offside flag is raised against Jermaine Easter. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

84:39
Substitution
 

Wilfried Zaha comes on in place of Neil Danns. Jimmy Kebe produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

83:55
 

Jobi McAnuff produces a cross, Dean Moxey makes a clearance.

83:34
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Dean Moxey manages to make a clearance.

82:36
Substitution
 

Jem Karacan comes on in place of Shaun Cummings. Jobi McAnuff takes a shot from 18 yards. Patrick McCarthy gets a block in. Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by David Wright.

79:07
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe.

78:44
 

Jermaine Easter takes a shot.

78:33
 

The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

77:55
 

The ball is sent over by Ian Harte. Inswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, Sean Scannell makes a clearance.

75:01
 

Noel Hunt sends in a cross.

73:41
 

Corner taken by Darren Ambrose, clearance by Zurab Khizanishvili.

72:29
Goal
 

Noel Hunt finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 3-3 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Jobi McAnuff.

72:10
 

A cross is delivered by Shaun Cummings, Julian Speroni makes a save.

70:53
 

The ball is delivered by Noel Hunt.

69:27
Substitution
 

Sean Scannell joins the action as a substitute, replacing Steffen Iversen. Dean Moxey concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Long. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

67:59
Substitution
 

Ivar Ingimarsson leaves the field to be replaced by Zurab Khizanishvili.

67:07
Goal
 

Goal scored by Jermaine Easter from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 3-2 Reading.Dean Moxey provided the assist for the goal.

65:22
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line, Ivar Ingimarsson fouled by Anthony Gardner, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

64:37
 

The ball is crossed by Darren Ambrose, Ian Harte gets a block in. Corner taken by Darren Ambrose from the right by-line, clearance by Shane Long.

63:58
 

Shot by Mikele Leigertwood from 12 yards. Blocked by David Wright.

63:03
 

Steffen Iversen is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Matt Mills.

62:22
Substitution
 

(Crystal Palace) makes a substitution, with Jermaine Easter coming on for James Vaughan. Jobi McAnuff fouled by Kagisho Dikgacoi, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Shaun Cummings from the free kick.

58:11
 

Shaun Cummings crosses the ball.

57:12
 

James Vaughan is ruled offside. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

55:46
 

Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, Patrick McCarthy manages to make a clearance.

54:24
 

Foul by Matt Mills on Steffen Iversen, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Darren Ambrose, Mikele Leigertwood makes a clearance.

53:27
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff.

52:23
 

The ball is crossed by Shaun Cummings, clearance by Nathaniel Clyne.

52:09
 

Ian Harte produces a cross, clearance made by David Wright.

51:53
 

Jimmy Kebe crosses the ball, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

48:29
Goal
 

Goal scored by Jimmy Kebe from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 2-2 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Shane Long.

46:32 +1.32
 

Noel Hunt produces a cross, Dean Moxey manages to make a clearance. Short corner worked by Ian Harte, A cross is delivered by Jobi McAnuff.

47:12
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball.

46:34
 

The ball is delivered by Jimmy Kebe.

44:07
 

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

43:53
 

Jobi McAnuff produces a cross, clearance by Kagisho Dikgacoi.

42:11
 

Mikele Leigertwood produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the target.

40:25
 

Shane Long produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

35:19
 

James Vaughan sends in a cross, clearance made by Matt Mills.

33:42
 

Corner taken by Darren Ambrose from the left by-line played to the near post, Dean Moxey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long. Alex McCarthy takes the direct free kick.

31:50
 

The ball is delivered by Mikele Leigertwood, Patrick McCarthy makes a clearance.

30:44
Goal
 

The referee shows Alex McCarthy a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Alex McCarthy challenges Steffen Iversen unfairly and gives away a Penalty. A save by Alex McCarthy from penalty by Darren Ambrose. Crystal Palace 2-1 Reading.

29:41
Goal
 

Shane Long scores a penalty. Crystal Palace 2-1 Reading.Penalty awarded for a foul by Patrick McCarthy on Shane Long.

24:14
Goal
 

Neil Danns gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Crystal Palace 2-0 Reading.James Vaughan provided the assist for the goal.

23:01
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Patrick McCarthy a yellow card. Patrick McCarthy challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

20:32
 

Pass corner from right by-line crossed in by Jimmy Kebe, blocked by Anthony Gardner. Corner taken by Ian Harte, Headed effort from inside the box by Noel Hunt misses to the right of the target.

20:25
 

A cross is delivered by Jimmy Kebe, Anthony Gardner makes a clearance.

17:01
 

Centre by Shaun Cummings, clearance by Anthony Gardner.

16:03
 

Patrick McCarthy concedes a free kick for a foul on Noel Hunt. Noel Hunt restarts play with the free kick.

15:28
 

The ball is delivered by Jobi McAnuff.

11:36
 

Jimmy Kebe has a lobbed shot.

11:08
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, David Wright makes a clearance.

6:15
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gardner.

5:51
 

Mikele Leigertwood delivers the ball, clearance made by Anthony Gardner.

4:02
 

Kagisho Dikgacoi concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy Kebe. Ivar Ingimarsson takes the free kick.

3:40
 

Neil Danns takes a shot.

3:32
 

The ball is swung over by James Vaughan.

:39
Goal
 

Goal scored by Darren Ambrose from outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Crystal Palace 1-0 Reading.

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2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

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