• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 29 December 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Adomah 11"

Leadbitter 35"

Leadbitter 81" (P)

3 - 0

Middlesbrough vs Reading


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

12 Given
8 Varga
26 Ayala
22 Gibson
3 Friend
27 Adomah11"
18 Whitehead
7 Leadbitter35"81"
11 Ledesma
10 Emnes
9 Jutkiewicz
Substitutes
4 Williams
6 Butterfield
13 Konstantopoulos
15 Hines
19 Carayol
23 Main
33 Smallwood

Reading

21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
24 Cummings
12 McCleary
23 Williams
20 Guthrie
11 McAnuff
14 Sharp
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
1 Federici
3 Kelly
9 Le Fondre
16 Akpan
19 Robson-Kanu
22 Blackman
25 Taylor

Possession Stats

39%
61%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W W W L D W W L

Reading

D D D L L L L W
Head to Head
Middlesbrough
0-2
Reading 25-Feb-2012
Reading
0-0
Middlesbrough 01-Oct-2011
Reading
5-2
Middlesbrough 05-Mar-2011
Middlesbrough
3-1
Reading 18-Sep-2010
Middlesbrough
1-1
Reading 20-Mar-2010
Reading
0-2
Middlesbrough 03-Oct-2009


Live Text Commentary
91:35 +1.35
 

Albert Adomah takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Stephen Kelly gets a block in.

91:03 +1.03
 

Centre by Nick Blackman.

Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

89:54
 

Grant Leadbitter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Danny Guthrie.

89:12
 

Curtis Main has an effort at goal. Alex McCarthy parries the ball away.

88:44
 

Clearance made by Ben Gibson.

88:17
 

Curtis Main is ruled offside.

87:27
 

Caution for Jobi McAnuff.

87:24
 

Mustapha Carayol fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick.

87:11
 

Corner taken by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line.

87:05
Substitution
 

Jacob Butterfield comes on in place of Emmanuel Ledesma.

86:00
 

The ball is swung over by Shaun Cummings.

83:16
 

Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

83:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Curtis Main.

81:24
Goal
 

Grant Leadbitter scores a penalty. Middlesbrough 3-0 Reading.

80:32
 

Alex Pearce gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Emmanuel Ledesma.

80:28
 

Clearance made by Alex Pearce.

80:04
Substitution
 

Mustapha Carayol comes on in place of Marvin Emnes.

79:08
 

Foul by Alex Pearce on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded.

77:42
Substitution
 

Stephen Kelly is brought on as a substitute for Garath McCleary.

77:25
 

Shot by Albert Adomah went wide right of the target.

76:31
 

Daniel Ayala makes a clearance.

75:07
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Pearce on Grant Leadbitter.

74:22
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Guthrie by Marvin Emnes results in a free kick.

73:45
Yellow card
 

Dean Whitehead is shown a yellow card.

73:35
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Dean Whitehead.

72:33
 

Unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Alex Pearce results in a free kick.

71:33
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Daniel Ayala.

69:42
Substitution
 

Nick Blackman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Billy Sharp.

69:19
 

Albert Adomah takes a shot and missed to the right of the net.

69:15
 

The ball is crossed by Marvin Emnes.

68:13
 

Grant Leadbitter takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

67:58
 

Centre by George Friend.

67:06
 

Shay Given takes the free kick.

66:39
 

The referee penalises Pavel Pogrebnyak for handball.

65:16
 

Unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Chris Gunter results in a free kick.

63:37
 

Clearance made by George Friend.

62:42
 

Clearance by Daniel Ayala.

62:14
Substitution
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz goes off and Curtis Main comes on.

61:50
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emmanuel Ledesma on Daniel Williams.

60:23
 

Clearance by Ben Gibson.

59:17
 

Foul by Garath McCleary on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded.

59:04
 

Shay Given takes the free kick.

58:24
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

58:02
 

Daniel Ayala manages to make a clearance.

57:11
 

Clearance made by Daniel Ayala.

56:04
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

54:30
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Williams on Lukas Jutkiewicz.

53:36
 

Dean Whitehead takes the free kick.

51:55
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kaspars Gorkss on Emmanuel Ledesma.

51:20
 

Shay Given restarts play with the free kick.

50:40
 

Foul by Billy Sharp on George Friend, free kick awarded.

50:17
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz challenges Alex Pearce unfairly and gives away a free kick.

50:09
 

The ball is delivered by Garath McCleary.

49:58
 

Shot by Garath McCleary. George Friend gets a block in.

48:29
 

Clearance made by Daniel Ayala.

46:58 +1.58
 

Free kick taken by Shaun Cummings.

46:56 +1.56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Emmanuel Ledesma on Shaun Cummings.

47:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Whitehead on Billy Sharp.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

45:28 +0.28
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

44:45
 

Unfair challenge on Kaspars Gorkss by Lukas Jutkiewicz results in a free kick.

42:56
 

Daniel Ayala manages to make a clearance.

42:46
 

Free kick crossed by Danny Guthrie.

42:00
 

Dean Whitehead gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Billy Sharp.

41:47
 

Ben Gibson manages to make a clearance.

41:30
 

Ben Gibson manages to make a clearance.

40:45
 

Emmanuel Ledesma crosses the ball.

39:05
 

Grant Leadbitter is adjudged to have handled the ball.

39:02
 

Clearance by George Friend.

37:30
 

Clearance made by Shaun Cummings.

35:54
Goal
 

Grant Leadbitter scores with a right foot finish. Middlesbrough 2-0 Reading.Assist by Emmanuel Ledesma.

35:13
 

Clearance by Shaun Cummings.

33:44
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

32:04
 

Kaspars Gorkss concedes a free kick for a foul on Lukas Jutkiewicz.

31:11
 

A cross is delivered by Garath McCleary.

29:48
 

Clearance by Chris Gunter.

26:24
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz manages to make a clearance.

25:44
 

Clearance made by Emmanuel Ledesma.

24:57
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter.

24:17
 

Clearance made by Daniel Ayala.

23:58
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Danny Guthrie.

23:12
 

Clearance by Kaspars Gorkss.

22:19
 

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal. Alex McCarthy catches the ball.

19:52
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz fouled by Kaspars Gorkss, the ref awards a free kick.

19:12
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot.

17:37
 

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

17:31
 

Shot comes in from Emmanuel Ledesma from the free kick. Alex McCarthy parries the ball but the danger is not over.

16:35
 

Foul by Kaspars Gorkss on Lukas Jutkiewicz, free kick awarded.

15:37
 

Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

14:01
 

Foul by Jozsef Varga on Billy Sharp, free kick awarded.

13:51
 

Headed chance falls to Daniel Ayala. Blocked by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

13:47
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Marvin Emnes.

12:56
 

Clearance made by Daniel Ayala.

11:58
Goal
 

Albert Adomah grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Middlesbrough 1-0 Reading.Lukas Jutkiewicz provided the assist for the goal.

11:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Emmanuel Ledesma.

8:42
 

Clearance made by Dean Whitehead.

7:23
 

Clearance by Alex Pearce.

4:51
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

4:45
 

The ball is swung over by Albert Adomah.

4:18
 

Marvin Emnes has an effort at goal. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

2:22
 

Garath McCleary delivers the ball.

:8
 

Grant Leadbitter manages to make a clearance.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table