• Date: Wed 17 August 2016
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: St James' Park
Newcastle United

Newcastle United

Hayden 19"

Ritchie 49" (P)

Gayle 68"

Gayle 88"

4 - 1
Reading

Reading

McCleary 44" (P)

Newcastle United vs Reading


Team Lineups

Newcastle United

28 Sels
8 Anita
18 Mbemba
2 Clark
3 Dummett
14 Hayden19"
12 Shelvey
11 Ritchie49"
17 Perez
20 Gouffran
9 Gayle68"88"
Substitutes
4 Colback
5 Hanley
6 Lascelles
16 Aarons
22 Janmaat
26 Darlow
32 Armstrong

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
5 McShane
4 van den Berg
11 Obita
6 Evans
23 Williams
12 McCleary44"
8 Swift
7 Beerens
18 Kermorgant
Substitutes
3 Cooper
9 Mendes
10 Rakels
19 Meite
21 Quinn
30 Watson
31 Jaakkola

Possession Stats

40%
60%

Form Guide -

Newcastle United

Reading



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

90:00 +2.48
 

Clearance by Chancel Mbemba.

90:00 +3.32
 

Unfair challenge on Ciaran Clark by Joseph Mendes results in a free kick.

90:00 +3.52
 

Jonjo Shelvey restarts play with the free kick.

90:00 +2.23
 

Yakou Meite takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Isaac Hayden.

90:00 +1.08
 

Jamaal Lascelles concedes a free kick for a foul on Joseph Mendes.

90:00 +1.4
 

Jamaal Lascelles makes a clearance.

90:00 +2.44
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary from the left by-line.

89:39
Substitution
 

Rolando Aarons replaces Matt Ritchie.

88:18
 

Free kick taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

87:46
 

Dwight Gayle fouled by Yann Kermorgant, the ref awards a free kick.

86:47
 

A cross is delivered by Matt Ritchie.

86:39
 

Free kick taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

86:21
 

Paul McShane concedes a free kick for a foul on Dwight Gayle.

85:33
 

Jonjo Shelvey fouled by John Swift, the ref awards a free kick.

84:38
 

Short corner worked by Garath McCleary.

83:57
 

Clearance by Jamaal Lascelles.

83:13
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary.

83:07
Substitution
 

Jack Colback comes on in place of Yoan Gouffran.

82:45
Substitution
 

Joseph Mendes replaces George Evans.

80:49
 

The ball is sent over by Chancel Mbemba.

78:54
Substitution
 

Yakou Meite comes on in place of Roy Beerens.

78:22
 

George Evans has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

75:53
 

Yoan Gouffran gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roy Beerens.

75:29
 

Jonjo Shelvey crosses the ball in from the free kick.

75:13
Substitution
 

Jamaal Lascelles on for Ayoze Perez.

74:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joey van den Berg on Matt Ritchie.

72:58
 

The referee blows for offside against Garath McCleary.

72:28
 

Isaac Hayden challenges Daniel Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick.

72:12
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary from the right by-line.

71:55
 

Clearance by Paul Dummett.

70:03
 

Chancel Mbemba makes a clearance.

67:53
 

The referee cautions George Evans for unsporting behaviour.

67:47
 

Isaac Hayden fouled by George Evans, the ref awards a free kick.

67:24
 

Vurnon Anita crosses the ball.

65:56
 

Unfair challenge on Yoan Gouffran by Yann Kermorgant results in a free kick.

65:43
 

The ball is crossed by Daniel Williams.

64:39
 

Clearance by Chancel Mbemba.

63:55
 

Jonjo Shelvey fouled by John Swift, the ref awards a free kick.

63:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Ritchie by John Swift.

61:46
Yellow card
 

Yann Kermorgant receives a yellow card.

61:22
 

Yann Kermorgant is ruled offside.

60:32
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Gunter on Dwight Gayle.

58:30
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary.

57:23
 

The ball is swung over by Garath McCleary.

57:18
 

Yann Kermorgant has a headed effort at goal.

57:15
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary.

56:38
 

Free kick taken by Paul McShane.

56:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Paul McShane by Ayoze Perez.

56:07
 

Shot by Dwight Gayle.

55:40
 

Corner taken by John Swift from the left by-line.

55:14
 

Jordan Obita crosses the ball.

53:48
 

Yann Kermorgant is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

53:24
 

Yann Kermorgant takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

52:40
 

A cross is delivered by Yoan Gouffran.

49:01
Goal
 

Penalty scored by Matt Ritchie. Newcastle 2-1 Reading.

48:33
Yellow card
 

Chris Gunter is shown a yellow card.

48:10
 

Penalty awarded for a foul by Chris Gunter on Yoan Gouffran.

48:03
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Matt Ritchie.

46:32
 

John Swift crosses the ball in from the free kick.

46:08
 

Unfair challenge on John Swift by Jonjo Shelvey results in a free kick.

45:49
 

Ciaran Clark manages to make a clearance.

Half time
 

The match has reached half-time.

45:00 +2.13
 

Free kick taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

45:00 +0.43
 

The referee penalises Garath McCleary for handball.

45:00 +1.54
 

Yann Kermorgant is ruled offside.

44:45
Goal
 

Garath McCleary scores a penalty. Newcastle 1-1 Reading.

43:58
 

Ciaran Clark concedes a Penalty for a foul on John Swift.

41:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Vurnon Anita on John Swift.

41:09
 

Unfair challenge on Paul Dummett by Yann Kermorgant results in a free kick.

41:04
 

Chancel Mbemba makes a clearance.

39:40
 

Clearance by Jordan Obita.

39:36
 

Ciaran Clark takes the free kick.

38:58
 

Isaac Hayden fouled by Daniel Williams, the ref awards a free kick.

38:23
 

Clearance made by Chancel Mbemba.

38:09
 

Dwight Gayle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Paul McShane.

36:23
 

Daniel Williams takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Parried by Matz Sels back into danger.

36:14
 

Clearance made by Ciaran Clark.

36:03
 

Roy Beerens takes a shot and bounced off the bar.

35:23
 

Free kick taken by Jonjo Shelvey.

34:16
 

Unfair challenge on Ayoze Perez by George Evans results in a free kick.

33:47
 

Vurnon Anita makes a clearance.

32:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonjo Shelvey on Daniel Williams.

31:06
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

30:35
 

Shot by Yoan Gouffran. Save by Ali Al Habsi.

30:31
 

Matt Ritchie crosses the ball in from the free kick.

29:31
 

Daniel Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Dummett.

29:23
 

Dwight Gayle has an effort at goal. Blocked by Joey van den Berg.

26:22
 

Daniel Williams has an effort at goal. Paul Dummett gets a block in.

26:21
 

Chancel Mbemba manages to make a clearance.

24:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Yoan Gouffran by Paul McShane.

24:39
 

Matz Sels restarts play with the free kick.

24:21
 

Joey van den Berg is caught offside.

22:39
 

Free kick taken by John Swift.

22:35
 

John Swift fouled by Isaac Hayden, the ref awards a free kick.

19:10
Goal
 

Isaac Hayden slots the ball right footed into the goal. Newcastle 1-0 Reading.Yoan Gouffran provided the assist for the goal.

19:07
 

Shot by Matt Ritchie. Blocked by Jordan Obita.

19:05
 

Free kick taken by Matt Ritchie.

18:12
 

Jordan Obita is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

17:54
 

Foul by Jordan Obita on Ayoze Perez, free kick awarded.

15:50
 

Chancel Mbemba makes a clearance.

9:38
 

Centre by Matt Ritchie.

8:05
 

Ayoze Perez takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Joey van den Berg.

8:04
 

The ball is swung over by Vurnon Anita.

4:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McShane on Dwight Gayle.

3:23
 

Ciaran Clark makes a clearance.

2:43
Yellow card
 

Booking for Dwight Gayle for unsporting behaviour.

2:10
 

Handball by Dwight Gayle.

2:05
 

Centre by Ayoze Perez.

:43
 

Chance falls to Yann Kermorgant who heads at goal. Chancel Mbemba gets a block in.

:40
 

Chris Gunter delivers the ball.

:6
 

Clearance made by Ciaran Clark.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.

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