• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 30 August 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Reading


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

40 Mejias
2 Damia
15 Hines
22 Omeruo
3 Friend
8 Clayton
7 Leadbitter
27 Adomah
10 Tomlin
20 Reach
9 Garcia
Substitutes
4 Ayala
6 Gibson
11 Ledesma
13 Konstantopoulos
14 Williams
18 Whitehead
23 Bamford

Reading

1 Federici
2 Gunter
15 Hector
5 Pearce
11 Obita
17 Edwards
28 Kuhl
6 Norwood
25 Taylor
10 Cox
19 Mackie
Substitutes
16 Akpan
27 Tanner
31 Andersen
32 Long
35 Cooper
37 Stacey
39 Fosu

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L W L W W W L

Reading

D L D D D L L L
Head to Head
Reading
2-0
Middlesbrough 22-Apr-2014
Middlesbrough
3-0
Reading 29-Dec-2013
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


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.

90:00 +4.55
 

Unfair challenge on Craig Tanner by Dean Whitehead results in a free kick.

90:00 +4.07
 

Patrick Bamford takes a shot and cleared the goal.

90:00 +3.21
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line.

90:00 +1.26
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

90:00 +1.06
 

Albert Adomah crosses the ball.

90:00 +0.25
 

Clearance made by Abella Damia.

89:43
 

The ball is sent over by Grant Leadbitter.

89:29
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

89:13
 

Header at goal by Patrick Bamford. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

88:48
 

The ball is delivered by Kenneth Omeruo.

88:09
 

Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Jordan Obita results in a free kick.

87:01
 

Unfair challenge on Craig Tanner by Abella Damia results in a free kick.

86:55
 

Adam Reach crosses the ball.

85:18
 

George Friend gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Mackie.

84:45
 

Kenneth Omeruo restarts play with the free kick.

84:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kenneth Omeruo by Ryan Edwards.

83:51
 

Adam Federici takes the free kick.

83:11
 

Foul by Patrick Bamford on Michael Hector, free kick awarded.

81:41
 

Clearance by Jake Cooper.

81:20
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Jake Cooper coming on for Oliver Norwood.

80:19
 

Centre by Albert Adomah.

77:17
 

Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

76:02
Substitution
 

Dean Whitehead comes on in place of Adam Clayton.

75:46
Substitution
 

Seb Hines goes off and Luke Williams comes on.

74:08
 

Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

73:17
 

Hope Akpan makes a clearance.

73:00
 

Foul by Jamie Mackie on Kenneth Omeruo, free kick awarded.

72:23
 

Centre by Adam Reach.

70:45
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Enrique Garcia.

69:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jake Taylor on Adam Clayton.

69:44
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

68:57
 

Adam Reach sends in a cross.

67:19
 

Hope Akpan challenges Grant Leadbitter unfairly and gives away a free kick.

67:07
 

Alex Pearce manages to make a clearance.

66:56
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the left by-line.

65:24
 

Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

64:57
 

Ryan Edwards fouled by Abella Damia, the ref awards a free kick.

64:46
 

Clearance by Michael Hector.

64:05
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

63:25
 

Patrick Bamford sends in a cross.

63:12
 

Grant Leadbitter decides to take the corner short.

62:55
 

Alex Pearce makes a clearance.

61:01
 

The ball is sent over by Ryan Edwards.

58:45
Substitution
 

Patrick Bamford joins the action as a substitute, replacing Lee Tomlin.

58:29
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Adam Reach results in a free kick.

58:20
 

Albert Adomah sends in a cross.

56:58
 

Enrique Garcia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michael Hector.

56:11
 

Clearance by Michael Hector.

56:11
 

Enrique Garcia takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

55:00
Substitution
 

Craig Tanner comes on in place of Simon Cox.

54:13
 

Alex Pearce makes a clearance.

52:42
Substitution
 

Hope Akpan replaces Aaron Kuhl.

52:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Tomlin by Aaron Kuhl.

51:37
 

Albert Adomah delivers the ball.

51:27
 

Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

50:48
 

Shot by Lee Tomlin went over the net.

49:32
 

George Friend makes a clearance.

49:29
 

Chris Gunter sends in a cross.

48:30
 

Oliver Norwood fouled by Lee Tomlin, the ref awards a free kick.

48:01
 

Jamie Mackie fouled by Enrique Garcia, the ref awards a free kick.

47:16
 

Albert Adomah takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Jordan Obita.

45:00 +2
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

46:32
 

Shot by Albert Adomah cleared the target.

45:00 +1.02
 

Header at goal by Grant Leadbitter goes right of the post.

45:00 +0.59
 

The ball is swung over by Adam Reach.

45:28
 

Unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Lee Tomlin results in a free kick.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

44:47
 

Clearance by Abella Damia.

43:22
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on George Friend by Jamie Mackie.

41:18
 

Aaron Kuhl gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Enrique Garcia.

40:51
 

Enrique Garcia has a headed effort at goal. Adam Federici catches the ball.

40:43
 

Seb Hines takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

40:37
 

Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball in from the free kick.

39:31
 

Jordan Obita gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Albert Adomah.

38:50
 

George Friend takes the free kick.

38:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Grant Leadbitter by Ryan Edwards.

37:57
 

Shot by Enrique Garcia missed to the left of the target.

36:48
 

Adam Federici takes the free kick.

35:59
 

Grant Leadbitter challenges Simon Cox unfairly and gives away a free kick.

34:58
 

Adam Federici takes the free kick.

34:19
 

Grant Leadbitter gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Edwards.

32:02
 

Michael Hector challenges Enrique Garcia unfairly and gives away a free kick.

31:24
 

Shot by Grant Leadbitter missed to the right of the net.

30:26
 

Simon Cox fouled by Seb Hines, the ref awards a free kick.

29:25
 

Centre by Albert Adomah.

28:47
 

Kenneth Omeruo makes a clearance.

28:41
 

Corner taken by Oliver Norwood.

27:56
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jordan Obita.

27:23
 

Centre by Chris Gunter.

26:30
 

Jordan Obita takes the free kick.

26:17
 

Lee Tomlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliver Norwood.

25:19
 

Shot by Simon Cox.

24:49
 

Unfair challenge on Jordan Obita by Albert Adomah results in a free kick.

24:13
 

Clearance made by Chris Gunter.

23:52
 

Ryan Edwards challenges Adam Clayton unfairly and gives away a free kick.

22:59
 

Free kick taken by Michael Hector.

22:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Oliver Norwood by Lee Tomlin.

16:35
 

The ball is sent over by Adam Reach.

11:59
 

Kenneth Omeruo makes a clearance.

11:21
 

Header by Simon Cox misses right.

11:18
 

The ball is crossed by Jordan Obita.

9:01
 

Albert Adomah crosses the ball.

8:29
 

Shot by Ryan Edwards missed to the right of the target.

7:44
 

Abella Damia makes a clearance.

6:23
Goal
 

Simon Cox grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Middlesbrough 0-1 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Ryan Edwards.

4:23
 

Enrique Garcia takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

3:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aaron Kuhl on Adam Reach.

3:38
 

Abella Damia takes the free kick.

3:18
 

Oliver Norwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Abella Damia.

2:07
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.

:35
 

The ball is sent over by Adam Reach.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the match started.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Watford 45 41 88
2 Bournemouth 45 50 87
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