• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 06 November 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium

Reading vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
16 Mills
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
24 Cummings
14 Kebe
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff
18 Church
9 Le Fondre
Substitutes
31 Andersen
10 Hunt
19 Robson-Kanu
22 Manset
23 Harte

Birmingham City

1 Myhill
2 Carr
4 Caldwell
24 Davies
6 Ridgewell
7 Burke
18 Fahey
23 Spector
15 Elliott
9 King
39 Wood
Substitutes
13 Doyle
3 Murphy
8 N'Daw
19 Zigic
22 Redmond

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Birmingham City

W L W D L W W W
Head to Head
Reading
1-2
Birmingham 03-May-2009
Birmingham
1-3
Reading 20-Dec-2008
Reading
2-0
Birmingham 31-Jan-1998
Birmingham
3-0
Reading 23-Aug-1997
Birmingham
4-1
Reading 18-Jan-1997
Reading
0-0
Birmingham 26-Nov-1996


Live Text Commentary
91:59 +1.59
 

Chris Wood handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Noel Hunt restarts play with the free kick.

90:28 +0.28
 

Jonathan Spector gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Pearce. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

87:28
 

Joseph Mills fouled by Stephen Carr, the ref awards a free kick. Joseph Mills takes the free kick.

84:42
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot.

83:52
 

Stephen Carr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Noel Hunt. Joseph Mills takes the direct free kick.

81:16
Substitution
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Marlon King. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici. Nathan Redmond on for Wade Elliott. Marlon King leaves the field to be replaced by Nikola Zigic.

77:32
 

The ball is sent over by Adam Le Fondre.

74:54
Goal
 

Noel Hunt scores a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 1-0 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from Jobi McAnuff.

74:07
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt comes on in place of Simon Church.

73:25
 

A cross is delivered by Wade Elliott, Header from deep inside the area by Chris Wood goes over the bar.

72:03
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Joseph Mills from the right by-line to the near post, Marlon King manages to make a clearance.

71:37
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a save.

70:47
 

Centre by Liam Ridgewell.

68:38
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu replaces Jimmy Kebe.

68:10
 

Chris Burke takes a shot.

66:57
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Curtis Davies on Simon Church. Curtis Davies is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Boaz Myhill makes a save.

64:43
 

Wade Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Jem Karacan. Free kick crossed by Joseph Mills.

62:47
 

Marlon King gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joseph Mills. Jobi McAnuff restarts play with the free kick.

61:29
 

Simon Church has a headed effort at goal from just inside the area that misses to the right of the target.

60:24
 

Adam Le Fondre challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Carr restarts play with the free kick.

59:22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Wade Elliott, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

58:35
 

Mikele Leigertwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Wood. Direct free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

57:55
 

Liam Ridgewell produces a cross.

55:45
 

Jobi McAnuff produces a cross, save by Boaz Myhill.

53:41
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Wade Elliott, Jimmy Kebe manages to make a clearance.

49:15
 

Mikele Leigertwood fouled by Jonathan Spector, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joseph Mills. Jonathan Spector is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

47:52
 

Wade Elliott takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Simon Church manages to make a clearance.

45:07 +0.07
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe, save by Boaz Myhill.

42:13
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Marlon King. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

41:10
 

Marlon King delivers the ball.

40:21
 

Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, Jobi McAnuff takes a shot.

38:43
 

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball.

33:03
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Boaz Myhill restarts play with the free kick.

32:40
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, save by Boaz Myhill.

32:19
 

Joseph Mills takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.

31:56
 

The referee blows for offside. Alex Pearce takes the free kick.

31:04
 

Adam Le Fondre produces a cross.

29:09
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Wade Elliott, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Chris Wood goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

28:51
 

The ball is swung over by Marlon King, Chris Wood takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

24:01
 

Chris Wood takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

21:31
 

The referee blows for offside against Jimmy Kebe. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

19:50
 

Jonathan Spector gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Joseph Mills restarts play with the free kick.

19:38
 

The ball is delivered by Liam Ridgewell.

17:37
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Chris Wood goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

15:00
 

Centre by Liam Ridgewell.

11:05
 

Wade Elliott takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

10:50
 

Shot by Chris Wood from a long way out goes over the net.

9:46
 

Simon Church concedes a free kick for a foul on Curtis Davies. Boaz Myhill takes the free kick.

8:05
 

Joseph Mills concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Fahey. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Carr.

5:08
 

Stephen Carr gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from left channel, Steven Caldwell makes a clearance.

2:45
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Jobi McAnuff.

2:19
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Kaspars Gorkss produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

1:52
 

Jobi McAnuff takes the inswinging corner, Marlon King manages to make a clearance.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table