• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 16 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Fratton Park

Portsmouth vs Reading


Team Lineups

Portsmouth

1 Ashdown
26 Ben-Haim
4 Mokoena
15 Halford
5 Pearce
7 Lawrence
8 Mullins
19 Norris
11 Varney
27 Kanu
18 Kitson
Substitutes
13 Henderson
2 Ward
3 Rocha
17 Williams
25 Mwaruwari

Reading

1 Federici
2 Griffin
5 Pearce
26 Khumalo
23 Harte
14 Kebe
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff
22 Manset
10 Hunt
Substitutes
12 McCarthy
6 Gunnarsson
7 Tabb
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Howard

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Portsmouth

L D D L W W L L

Reading

W L L D W L D L
Head to Head
Reading
2-0
Portsmouth 02-Apr-2011
Portsmouth
1-1
Reading 14-Aug-2010
Portsmouth
3-0
Reading 21-Apr-2003
Reading
0-0
Portsmouth 07-Dec-2002
Reading
0-1
Portsmouth 21-Feb-1998
Portsmouth
0-2
Reading 27-Sep-1997

Live Text Commentary
94:08 +4.08
 

Brynjar Gunnarsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Varney. Tal Ben-Haim restarts play with the free kick.

93:28 +3.28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brynjar Gunnarsson on Benjani Mwaruwari. Tal Ben-Haim takes the direct free kick.

91:55 +1.55
 

Foul by Joel Ward on Ian Harte, free kick awarded. Joel Ward receives a caution. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ian Harte from left wing, save by Jamie Ashdown.

88:51
 

Corner taken short by Jobi McAnuff.

87:37
 

Effort on goal by Jobi McAnuff from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

85:28
Substitution
 

(Portsmouth) makes a substitution, with Joel Ward coming on for Liam Lawrence.

84:10
 

Alex Pearce challenges Benjani Mwaruwari unfairly and gives away a free kick. Alex Pearce goes into the book. Liam Lawrence crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Bongani Khumalo.

83:02
 

Inswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line, Jason Pearce takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

82:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Pearce by Hal Robson-Kanu. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.

82:12
Substitution
 

Brian Howard on for Jem Karacan.

81:55
 

Effort from inside the box by Luke Varney bounces off the post.

81:03
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aaron Mokoena by Noel Hunt. Free kick taken by Aaron Mokoena.

79:47
 

The ball is swung over by Ian Harte, save by Jamie Ashdown.

77:21
 

The referee blows for offside against Benjani Mwaruwari. Indirect free kick taken by Bongani Khumalo.

74:35
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Dave Kitson on Mikele Leigertwood. (Portsmouth) makes a substitution, with Benjani Mwaruwari coming on for Nwankwo Kanu. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

73:24
 

Corner taken by Jem Karacan, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jamie Ashdown by Hal Robson-Kanu. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

72:34
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ian Harte, Hayden Mullins makes a clearance.

71:48
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe, save by Jamie Ashdown.

70:53
Substitution
 

Andy Griffin goes off and Brynjar Gunnarsson comes on.

69:50
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Jamie Ashdown makes a save.

69:37
 

Hal Robson-Kanu takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

69:13
 

David Norris gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe. Andy Griffin takes the direct free kick.

65:25
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu replaces Mathieu Manset.

64:51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Lawrence by Andy Griffin. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Liam Lawrence from right wing.

64:08
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Liam Lawrence, Ian Harte manages to make a clearance.

63:39
 

Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence, clearance by Alex Pearce.

63:24
 

Nwankwo Kanu takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

62:38
 

Liam Lawrence gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Harte. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

60:58
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Norris. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.

59:45
 

Outswinging corner taken by Ian Harte from the left by-line, save by Jamie Ashdown.

58:39
 

Foul by Aaron Mokoena on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

57:00
Yellow card
 

Noel Hunt challenges Jason Pearce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Noel Hunt is given a yellow card. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

55:54
 

Header by Luke Varney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

54:29
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Dave Kitson. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

54:04
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Norris. Direct free kick taken by Greg Halford.

53:20
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Nwankwo Kanu goes wide left of the goal.

52:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nwankwo Kanu by Noel Hunt. Tal Ben-Haim restarts play with the free kick.

51:34
 

Luke Varney concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy Kebe. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ian Harte, clearance by Hayden Mullins.

50:02
Goal
 

Corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line, Dave Kitson grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Portsmouth 1-0 Reading.Assist by Liam Lawrence.

49:11
 

Liam Lawrence delivers the ball, Header by Luke Varney from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

48:38
 

Noel Hunt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tal Ben-Haim. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

47:55
 

Hayden Mullins fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

47:23
 

Nwankwo Kanu is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andy Griffin takes the free kick.

46:10
 

Noel Hunt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

43:04
 

Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line, Andy Griffin manages to make a clearance.

42:13
 

Ian Harte has an effort at goal from outside the area which misses left.

40:31
 

Jimmy Kebe concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Varney. Liam Lawrence delivers the ball, Jason Pearce takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

39:36
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Griffin by Nwankwo Kanu. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

38:10
 

Volleyed shot by Liam Lawrence went over the goal.

37:47
 

Jem Karacan takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

36:37
 

Mathieu Manset gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Mokoena. Direct free kick taken by Aaron Mokoena.

36:12
 

David Norris takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

35:30
 

Tal Ben-Haim takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide left of the target.

34:59
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line, clearance by Mathieu Manset.

34:25
 

Nwankwo Kanu takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

33:20
 

David Norris has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

32:24
 

Jimmy Kebe has a headed effort at goal from close in that bounces off the post.

31:48
 

Unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood by Aaron Mokoena results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

29:17
 

Nwankwo Kanu takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

27:39
 

Dave Kitson takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

27:27
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Nwankwo Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Varney.

25:10
 

Shot on goal by Jobi McAnuff from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

22:03
 

The offside flag is raised against David Norris. Adam Federici takes the indirect free kick.

21:16
 

Unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood by Dave Kitson results in a free kick. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

18:57
 

Foul by Hayden Mullins on Jimmy Kebe, free kick awarded. Hayden Mullins goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Andy Griffin takes the free kick.

18:16
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on David Norris. Greg Halford takes the direct free kick.

17:26
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the right by-line, save by Adam Federici.

15:38
 

The referee blows for offside against Dave Kitson. Adam Federici takes the indirect free kick.

12:32
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line to the near post, save by Jamie Ashdown.

12:15
 

Short corner worked by Liam Lawrence.

11:54
 

Greg Halford takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

11:24
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence, Ian Harte makes a clearance.

11:00
 

Liam Lawrence takes the outswinging corner, Ian Harte manages to make a clearance.

9:57
 

The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.

7:12
 

Andy Griffin takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

4:15
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Alex Pearce has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.

3:49
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte, save by Jamie Ashdown.

2:39
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Tal Ben-Haim. Free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

1:09
 

Corner taken by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line, clearance by Ian Harte.

:39
 

Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Mathieu Manset.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
3 Middlesbrough 39 29 72
4 Norwich 39 33 70
5 Derby 39 26 67
6 Ipswich 39 16 67
7 Brentford 39 12 66
8 Wolverhampton 39 11 65
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

Full Sky Bet Championship Table