• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 18 September 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Robson 0"

Lita 40"

Wheater 67"

3 - 1
Reading

Reading

Kebe 43"

Middlesbrough vs Reading


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
2 Hoyte
5 Wheater67"
6 McManus
20 Arca
17 Robson0"
10 Bailey
37 Tavares
11 Kink
7 McDonald
15 Lita40"
Substitutes
21 Coyne
4 Bates
9 Boyd
16 Miller
19 Halliday
29 McMahon
33 Smallwood

Reading

1 Federici
5 Mills
26 Pearce
24 Cummings
23 Harte
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff
6 Gunnarsson
14 Kebe43"
20 Howard
9 Long
Substitutes
41 McCarthy
3 Williams
10 Hunt
15 Khizanishvili
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W W L W L W W W

Reading

L D L D D D L L
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
1-1
Reading 20-Mar-2010
Reading
0-2
Middlesbrough 03-Oct-2009
Reading
0-1
Middlesbrough 13-Apr-1998
Middlesbrough
4-0
Reading 13-Dec-1997
Middlesbrough
0-1
Reading 04-Feb-1995
Reading
1-1
Middlesbrough 06-Dec-1994


Live Text Commentary
92:34 +2.34
 

Foul by Jimmy Kebe on Nicky Bailey, free kick awarded. Mickael Tavares takes the direct free kick.

88:50
Substitution
 

Simon Church on for Shane Long.

86:23
 

Foul by Leroy Lita on Jem Karacan, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Matt Mills.

85:45
 

Nicky Bailey sends in a cross, Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

84:59
 

The referee books Brynjar Gunnarsson for dissent.

83:42
 

Brian Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Halliday. Brian Howard is sent off. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

83:42
 

Brian Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy Halliday. Brian Howard sent off. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

83:42
 

Andy Halliday fouled by Brian Howard, the ref awards a free kick. Brian Howard is sent off by the referee for professional foul. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

83:31
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Nicky Bailey. Jem Karacan takes the free kick.

82:23
Yellow card
 

Michail Antonio fouled by Andy Halliday, the ref awards a free kick. The referee shows Andy Halliday a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

81:35
 

Leroy Lita crosses the ball.

79:33
 

Mickael Tavares gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan. Direct free kick taken by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

78:52
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson played to the near post, clearance by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

78:32
Substitution
 

(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Tony McMahon coming on for Justin Hoyte.

76:25
Substitution
 

Jobi McAnuff goes off and Michail Antonio comes on.

76:02
 

The offside flag is raised against Mickael Tavares. Direct free kick taken by Brian Howard.

74:53
 

Centre by Ian Harte, comfortable save by Jason Steele.

74:37
 

Foul by Barry Robson on Shane Long, free kick awarded. Brian Howard takes the direct free kick.

74:18
 

Centre by Julio Arca, Adam Federici makes a save.

73:42
 

Barry Robson fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Mickael Tavares.

72:39
 

Brynjar Gunnarsson crosses the ball, Shot from inside the area by Jimmy Kebe clears the bar.

70:32
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Leroy Lita. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

70:19
 

Shot by Nicky Bailey. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

69:09
Substitution
 

Andy Halliday is brought on as a substitute for Tarmo Kink.

68:15
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt is brought on as a substitute for Shaun Cummings.

67:01
Goal
 

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line, David Wheater finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Middlesbrough 3-1 Reading.Barry Robson provided the assist for the goal.

66:40
 

Barry Robson takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Brynjar Gunnarsson makes a clearance.

66:23
 

Tarmo Kink takes a shot. Blocked by Matt Mills.

65:38
 

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Julio Arca. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

65:23
 

Foul by Nicky Bailey on Shaun Cummings, free kick awarded. Shaun Cummings takes the free kick.

64:57
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Nicky Bailey. Alex Pearce restarts play with the free kick.

64:32
 

Tarmo Kink produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

63:53
 

Centre by Jem Karacan, comfortable save by Jason Steele.

63:29
 

Brian Howard takes a short corner.

62:44
 

Brian Howard takes the outswinging corner, David Wheater manages to make a clearance.

62:16
 

Corner taken by Brian Howard from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Nicky Bailey.

61:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Julio Arca.

59:51
 

Brian Howard takes a corner.

59:12
 

Brynjar Gunnarsson fouled by Leroy Lita, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Pearce takes the direct free kick.

57:08
 

Mickael Tavares is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

56:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Leroy Lita by Brynjar Gunnarsson. Barry Robson takes the direct free kick.

55:48
 

The referee blows for offside. Jason Steele takes the direct free kick.

55:16
 

Inswinging corner taken by Brian Howard from the right by-line played to the near post, Nicky Bailey manages to make a clearance.

55:01
 

Ian Harte takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by David Wheater.

53:55
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Blocked by Ian Harte. Barry Robson takes a outswinging corner to the near post, David Wheater takes a shot from 6 yards. Blocked by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

53:45
 

Nicky Bailey sends in a cross, Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

53:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wheater by Shane Long. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

52:13
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Tarmo Kink goes wide of the left-hand post.

51:38
 

Brian Howard takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Nicky Bailey.

50:57
 

Brian Howard fouled by Stephen McManus, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Howard.

49:07
Yellow card
 

Foul by Scott McDonald on Ian Harte, free kick awarded. Booking for Scott McDonald for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

48:06
 

Leroy Lita fouled by Shaun Cummings, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Robson delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Ian Harte manages to make a clearance.

46:26
 

Unfair challenge on Brynjar Gunnarsson by Tarmo Kink results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

46:04
 

Unfair challenge on Shane Long by David Wheater results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

45:39 +0.39
 

Effort on goal by Tarmo Kink from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

45:18 +0.18
 

Shaun Cummings produces a cross, Julio Arca manages to make a clearance.

44:27
 

Tarmo Kink concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Howard. Ian Harte crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Stephen McManus.

43:09
Goal
 

Goal scored by Jimmy Kebe from close in low into the middle of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-1 Reading.

42:27
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brynjar Gunnarsson by Barry Robson. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

40:26
Goal
 

Goal scored by Leroy Lita from deep inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-0 Reading.Julio Arca provided the assist for the goal.

39:27
 

Foul by Jimmy Kebe on Nicky Bailey, free kick awarded. Barry Robson crosses the ball in from the free kick. Nicky Bailey is caught offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

38:54
 

Jimmy Kebe is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

36:54
 

Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Stephen McManus results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Brian Howard from right wing, David Wheater makes a clearance.

35:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Wheater by Brian Howard. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

34:32
 

Nicky Bailey takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Adam Federici.

33:23
 

Shot from just outside the area by Nicky Bailey goes over the bar.

32:27
 

Shot from long distance by Tarmo Kink goes wide of the left-hand upright.

29:47
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott McDonald. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

28:35
 

Brynjar Gunnarsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leroy Lita. Mickael Tavares takes the direct free kick.

26:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on Brian Howard. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Brian Howard, David Wheater makes a clearance.

24:57
 

The ball is swung over by Scott McDonald, clearance by Shaun Cummings. Barry Robson takes the outswinging corner, Stephen McManus challenges Ian Harte unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

24:00
 

The ball is crossed by Jobi McAnuff, Jimmy Kebe produces a volleyed right-footed shot from close in and hits the post.

21:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leroy Lita on Matt Mills. Matt Mills takes the free kick.

21:24
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot.

20:54
 

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Justin Hoyte. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

18:48
 

Jobi McAnuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Tarmo Kink. Justin Hoyte takes the free kick.

17:52
 

The offside flag is raised against Scott McDonald. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

17:34
 

Barry Robson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by Adam Federici.

15:49
 

David Wheater challenges Shane Long unfairly and gives away a free kick. Brian Howard takes the direct free kick.

14:15
 

Unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Shane Long results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stephen McManus.

10:54
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott McDonald on Brian Howard. Strike comes in from Ian Harte from the free kick.

10:31
 

Julio Arca challenges Jimmy Kebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Brian Howard.

7:39
 

The ball is swung over by Barry Robson, save made by Adam Federici.

7:11
 

Corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson from the left by-line, Matt Mills makes a clearance.

6:56
 

Leroy Lita has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Adam Federici makes a save.

4:03
 

A cross is delivered by Leroy Lita, clearance made by Adam Federici. Corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line played to the near post. Leroy Lita has a drilled shot. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

3:05
 

Scott McDonald is ruled offside. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

2:19
 

The ball is crossed by Scott McDonald, Matt Mills makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson, clearance made by Matt Mills.

:22
Goal
 

Barry Robson fires in a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Nicky Bailey.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

Full time
 

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 44 47 84
3 Middlesbrough 45 31 84
4 Norwich 45 38 83
5 Ipswich 45 19 78
6 Derby 45 32 77
7 Brentford 45 16 75
8 Wolverhampton 45 12 75
9 Blackburn 45 6 64
10 Charlton 45 -3 60

Full Sky Bet Championship Table