• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sat 16 March 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Old Trafford

Manchester United vs Reading


Team Lineups

Manchester United

1 De Gea
12 Smalling
5 Ferdinand
15 Vidic
28 Buttner
19 Welbeck
11 Giggs
8 Anderson
18 Young
10 Rooney
20 van Persie
Substitutes
13 Lindegaard
6 Evans
7 Valencia
14 Hernandez
16 Carrick
25 Powell
26 Kagawa

Reading

41 Taylor
27 Kelly
5 Pearce
6 Mariappa
3 Shorey
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff
19 Robson-Kanu
12 McCleary
10 Hunt
Substitutes
21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
9 Le Fondre
15 Morrison
23 Harte
28 Akpan
30 Blackman

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Manchester United

W L W W W W W W

Reading

L L D L D W L L
Head to Head
Reading
3-4
Man Utd 01-Dec-2012
Reading
0-2
Man Utd 19-Jan-2008
Man Utd
0-0
Reading 12-Aug-2007
Man Utd
3-2
Reading 30-Dec-2006
Reading
1-1
Man Utd 23-Sep-2006


Live Text Commentary
94:32 +4.32
 

Sean Morrison sends in a cross, clearance made by Chris Smalling.

93:57 +3.57
 

The ball is crossed by Nick Blackman, clearance by Wayne Rooney.

92:54 +2.54
 

Robin van Persie produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

91:41 +1.41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Ryan Giggs. Michael Carrick takes the free kick.

90:58 +0.58
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Welbeck by Adrian Mariappa results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Giggs.

89:00
 

The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

87:47
 

Outswinging corner taken by Nicky Shorey, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Sean Morrison misses to the right of the target.

87:28
Substitution
 

Sean Morrison replaces Stephen Kelly.

86:49
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Jobi McAnuff goes wide of the left-hand post.

84:38
Substitution
 

Shinji Kagawa is brought on as a substitute for Oliveira Anderson.

84:09
 

Effort on goal by Wayne Rooney from just inside the area clears the bar.

83:24
 

Ryan Giggs takes a short corner.

83:00
 

Ryan Giggs takes a shot. Stuart Taylor makes a save.

82:26
 

Corner taken short by Ryan Giggs.

80:27
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Nick Blackman on Rio Ferdinand. Free kick taken by David De Gea.

80:10
 

Nicky Shorey delivers the ball.

77:53
 

Effort on goal by Wayne Rooney from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

75:46
 

Oliveira Anderson sends in a cross, save by Stuart Taylor.

74:59
 

Nick Blackman concedes a free kick for a foul on Nemanja Vidic. Michael Carrick takes the direct free kick.

74:44
 

Chris Smalling crosses the ball.

74:26
 

Unfair challenge on Michael Carrick by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Michael Carrick.

73:10
Substitution
 

Ashley Young leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Carrick.

68:28
Substitution
 

Jobi McAnuff challenges Ashley Young unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nick Blackman on for Noel Hunt. Adam Le Fondre is brought on as a substitute for Hal Robson-Kanu. David De Gea takes the free kick.

66:17
 

Foul by Oliveira Anderson on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Nicky Shorey, Wayne Rooney makes a clearance.

65:25
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Robin van Persie, clearance made by Jem Karacan.

64:20
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alexander Buttner by Hal Robson-Kanu. David De Gea takes the direct free kick.

62:15
 

Wayne Rooney fouled by Jem Karacan, the ref awards a free kick. Robin van Persie has an effort direct from the free kick, brilliant save by Stuart Taylor.

60:31
 

Ashley Young takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

60:15
 

Robin van Persie takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Alex Pearce.

59:56
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Blocked by Nicky Shorey.

59:22
 

Robin van Persie produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the target.

58:55
 

Corner taken by Wayne Rooney from the left by-line, clearance made by Nicky Shorey.

57:31
 

Alexander Buttner takes a shot. Blocked by Jem Karacan.

55:42
 

Stephen Kelly concedes a free kick for a foul on Ashley Young. Stephen Kelly receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Ashley Young from left channel, Stephen Kelly makes a clearance.

54:32
 

Garath McCleary produces a cross, Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

52:36
 

Handball decision goes against Ashley Young. Stuart Taylor restarts play with the free kick.

52:08
 

Unfair challenge on Robin van Persie by Jobi McAnuff results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Oliveira Anderson.

50:35
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a corner.

49:34
 

Alexander Buttner challenges Hal Robson-Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Shorey delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance by Wayne Rooney.

48:07
 

Hal Robson-Kanu crosses the ball.

46:51
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, Nemanja Vidic makes a clearance.

45:28
 

Inswinging corner taken by Nicky Shorey from the right by-line, Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance. Adrian Mariappa takes a shot. Wayne Rooney gets a block in.

45:01 +0.01
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Wayne Rooney. Free kick taken by Stuart Taylor.

41:42
 

Chris Smalling fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Noel Hunt goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Rio Ferdinand.

41:05
 

Jobi McAnuff produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

39:25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Wayne Rooney on Garath McCleary. Mikele Leigertwood takes the direct free kick.

36:53
 

The ball is swung over by Hal Robson-Kanu.

35:54
 

Danny Welbeck takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

31:48
 

Hal Robson-Kanu produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

30:10
 

Noel Hunt challenges Oliveira Anderson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Oliveira Anderson.

29:50
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Save made by Stuart Taylor.

29:07
 

Ryan Giggs crosses the ball, save by Stuart Taylor.

27:54
 

The ball is crossed by Mikele Leigertwood, clearance by Alexander Buttner.

27:14
 

Wayne Rooney takes a shot. Save by Stuart Taylor.

25:19
 

Danny Welbeck produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

20:33
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Wayne Rooney from just outside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Man Utd 1-0 Reading.Rio Ferdinand provided the assist for the goal.

18:05
 

Robin van Persie takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

17:20
 

Shot from just outside the box by Danny Welbeck goes over the bar.

17:13
 

Wayne Rooney sends in a cross, clearance by Alex Pearce.

15:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alexander Buttner by Hal Robson-Kanu. David De Gea takes the direct free kick.

15:48
 

Garath McCleary crosses the ball, Alexander Buttner makes a clearance.

14:27
 

Effort on goal by Ashley Young from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

12:24
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Wayne Rooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Wayne Rooney, clearance made by Noel Hunt.

8:01
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Robin van Persie. Free kick taken by Mikele Leigertwood.

6:50
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary, Rio Ferdinand manages to make a clearance.

4:39
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Welbeck. Ryan Giggs restarts play with the free kick.

1:31
 

Ashley Young crosses the ball.

:12
 

Noel Hunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Oliveira Anderson. Free kick taken by Chris Smalling.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 31 38 73
2 Arsenal 32 31 66
3 Man Utd 32 29 65
4 Man City 32 31 61
5 Liverpool 32 11 57
6 Southampton 32 22 56
7 Tottenham Hotspur 32 4 54
8 Swansea 32 -2 47
9 West Ham 32 2 43
10 Stoke 32 -4 43

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