• Date: Sat 09 April 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
0 - 2
Birmingham City

Birmingham City

Donaldson 1"

Shotton 26"

Reading vs Birmingham City


Team Lineups

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
5 McShane
35 Cooper
11 Obita
6 Norwood
23 Williams
21 Quinn
17 Piazon
29 Kermorgant
31 Cox
Substitutes
1 Bond
3 Taylor
7 Vydra
8 Hector
10 Rakels
12 McCleary
20 John

Birmingham City

1 Legzdins
31 Caddis
28 Morrison
32 Shotton26"
3 Grounds
8 Gleeson
6 Kieftenbeld
11 Cotterill
26 Davis
9 Donaldson1"
25 Lafferty
Substitutes
7 Fabbrini
15 Vaughan
17 Solomon-Otabor
19 Maghoma
20 Toral
23 Spector
29 Kuszczak

Possession Stats

64%
36%

Form Guide -

Reading

Birmingham City



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

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

90:00 +4.43
 

Oliver Norwood fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes left of the net.

90:00 +0.04
 

The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary.

90:00 +0.08
 

Yann Kermorgant has a headed effort at goal. Adam Legzdins makes a save.

90:00 +1.1
 

Jordan Obita sends in a cross.

90:00 +2.13
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

90:00 +2.37
 

Unfair challenge on Daniel Williams by David Davis results in a free kick.

90:00 +4.21
 

Michael Morrison goes into the book.

88:35
 

Ryan Shotton fouled by Daniel Williams, the ref awards a free kick.

87:58
 

Clearance by Ryan Shotton.

87:39
 

Jonathan Grounds manages to make a clearance.

87:32
 

Ola John takes a shot. Maikel Kieftenbeld gets a block in.

87:32
 

Maikel Kieftenbeld makes a clearance.

86:06
 

Clearance made by Michael Morrison.

85:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Stephen Quinn.

84:56
 

Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.

84:23
 

Stephen Gleeson fouled by Matej Vydra, the ref awards a free kick.

84:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Viv Solomon-Otabor.

82:24
 

Ryan Shotton makes a clearance.

82:02
 

Jake Cooper manages to make a clearance.

81:34
 

Stephen Gleeson restarts play with the free kick.

80:44
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

80:11
 

Clearance made by Michael Morrison.

80:07
 

A cross is delivered by Jordan Obita.

77:35
 

Clearance by Jake Cooper.

75:59
 

Paul Caddis makes a clearance.

75:56
 

Matej Vydra has an effort at goal. Jonathan Grounds gets a block in.

75:03
 

Stephen Gleeson manages to make a clearance.

75:01
 

Jonathan Grounds manages to make a clearance.

74:57
 

The ball is crossed by Jordan Obita.

73:40
 

Jordan Obita delivers the ball.

71:59
Substitution
 

Ola John is brought on as a substitute for Simon Cox.

71:49
Substitution
 

Jacques Maghoma is brought on as a substitute for Kyle Lafferty.

71:42
Substitution
 

(Birmingham) makes a substitution, with Viv Solomon-Otabor coming on for David Cotterill.

70:43
 

Oliver Norwood crosses the ball in from the free kick.

69:44
 

Jake Cooper makes a clearance.

68:05
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Oliver Norwood.

67:43
 

A cross is delivered by Garath McCleary.

65:34
 

Corner taken by Oliver Norwood.

64:33
 

Stephen Quinn produces a cross.

62:53
Substitution
 

Garath McCleary replaces Chris Gunter.

60:04
 

Simon Cox concedes a free kick for a foul on David Davis.

59:34
 

Daniel Williams takes a shot. Adam Legzdins makes a save.

57:29
 

Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

56:35
 

Jake Cooper challenges Kyle Lafferty unfairly and gives away a free kick.

56:33
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Grounds.

56:29
 

Oliver Norwood takes a shot.

55:09
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Obita.

52:41
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

52:16
 

Stephen Quinn is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

52:13
 

Ryan Shotton manages to make a clearance.

51:58
 

The ball is delivered by Jordan Obita.

51:08
 

The ball is sent over by Paul Caddis.

50:04
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by David Cotterill.

49:17
 

Stephen Quinn takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

49:16
 

Clearance by David Davis.

48:51
 

Jordan Obita produces a cross.

47:32
 

Oliver Norwood crosses the ball in from the free kick.

47:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by David Davis on Simon Cox.

45:55
 

Jonathan Grounds sends in a cross.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Matej Vydra coming on for Lucas Piazon.

45:00 +1.1
 

Shot by David Davis. Paul McShane gets a block in.

Half time
 

The referee calls an end to the first half.

44:32
 

Chris Gunter crosses the ball.

44:13
 

Clearance by Maikel Kieftenbeld.

43:48
 

Corner taken by Oliver Norwood.

43:25
 

A cross is delivered by Simon Cox.

41:50
Yellow card
 

Booking for Yann Kermorgant.

41:32
 

Foul by Yann Kermorgant on Stephen Gleeson, free kick awarded.

40:47
 

The ball is delivered by Stephen Quinn.

38:54
 

Oliver Norwood takes the free kick.

38:24
 

Ryan Shotton concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Williams.

37:52
 

Free kick taken by Adam Legzdins.

37:18
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Davis by Daniel Williams.

37:09
 

Clearance made by Jonathan Grounds.

36:34
 

Centre by Chris Gunter.

34:45
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

33:52
 

The ball is sent over by Oliver Norwood.

33:47
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Oliver Norwood.

30:41
 

The ball is delivered by David Cotterill.

29:13
 

The ball is delivered by Jordan Obita.

26:35
Goal
 

Ryan Shotton slots the ball right footed into the goal. Reading 0-2 Birmingham.

26:31
 

Strike comes in from David Cotterill from the free kick. Ali Al Habsi parries the ball but the danger is not over.

25:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Quinn on David Davis.

24:54
 

Ryan Shotton manages to make a clearance.

24:24
 

Lucas Piazon restarts play with the free kick.

24:02
 

Unfair challenge on Jordan Obita by Kyle Lafferty results in a free kick.

21:33
 

Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

20:52
 

Simon Cox takes a shot and went wide left of the target.

19:38
 

Simon Cox challenges Clayton Donaldson unfairly and gives away a free kick.

17:58
 

Chris Gunter delivers the ball.

15:45
 

Clayton Donaldson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Cooper.

15:38
 

Adam Legzdins takes the free kick.

14:41
 

David Cotterill fouled by Stephen Quinn, the ref awards a free kick.

13:17
 

Clearance made by Chris Gunter.

13:12
 

Jake Cooper manages to make a clearance.

9:39
 

Shot on goal comes in from David Cotterill from the free kick. Blocked by Lucas Piazon.

8:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Yann Kermorgant on Clayton Donaldson.

8:24
 

Kyle Lafferty takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Jake Cooper gets a block in.

7:12
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Oliver Norwood.

6:11
 

A cross is delivered by Paul Caddis.

4:40
 

Shot by Maikel Kieftenbeld. Jordan Obita gets a block in.

4:00
 

Clearance made by Michael Morrison.

1:13
Goal
 

Clayton Donaldson heads the ball into the goal. Reading 0-1 Birmingham.Assist on the goal came from David Cotterill.

Kick off
 

The match begins.

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