• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 26 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

McAnuff 16"

McAnuff 45"

El-Abd 90" (OG)

3 - 0

Reading vs Brighton and Hove Albion


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
24 Cummings
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
2 Griffin
14 Kebe
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
11 McAnuff16"45"
9 Le Fondre
18 Church
Substitutes
31 Andersen
7 Tabb
10 Hunt
23 Harte
28 Antonio

Brighton and Hove Albion

16 Ankergren
6 El-Abd90"
3 Greer
5 Dunk
27 Taricco
17 Harley
10 Sparrow
26 Bridcutt
25 LuaLua
30 Buckley
12 Mackail-Smith
Substitutes
1 Brezovan
8 Navarro
11 Noone
13 Paynter
31 Hall

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D L W W W W W L

Brighton and Hove Albion

W W W W D D W D
Head to Head
Reading
5-1
Brighton 10-Dec-2005
Brighton
0-2
Reading 09-Aug-2005
Brighton
0-1
Reading 21-Mar-2005
Reading
3-2
Brighton 07-Aug-2004
Reading
1-2
Brighton 04-Apr-2003
Brighton
0-1
Reading 30-Nov-2002


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Live Text Commentary
94:48 +4.48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Noel Hunt on Adam El-Abd. Free kick taken by Matthew Sparrow.

94:23 +4.23
Substitution
 

Ian Harte is brought on as a substitute for Kaspars Gorkss.

93:41 +3.41
 

Outswinging corner taken by Ryan Harley, clearance made by Alex Pearce.

91:43 +1.43
Goal
 

A cross is delivered by Jimmy Kebe, An unfortunate own goal is conceded by Adam El-Abd. Reading 3-0 Brighton.The assist for the goal came from Jimmy Kebe.

90:35 +0.35
 

Billy Paynter takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

89:34
 

Kaspars Gorkss fouled by Billy Paynter, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

87:17
Substitution
 

Mikele Leigertwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mauricio Taricco. Michail Antonio comes on in place of Simon Church. Adam El-Abd takes the direct free kick.

86:08
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff, Header by Alex Pearce from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

84:55
 

The ball is crossed by Craig Noone, Adam Federici makes a save.

82:39
 

Craig Noone crosses the ball, save by Adam Federici.

81:24
 

Mauricio Taricco takes a short corner.

80:54
 

Simon Church gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam El-Abd. Adam El-Abd takes the direct free kick.

79:00
 

Craig Noone sends in a cross, Header from close range by Craig Mackail-Smith misses to the right of the goal.

76:58
 

The ball is sent over by Craig Noone.

75:48
 

The referee blows for offside against Simon Church. Free kick taken by Casper Ankergren.

73:59
Substitution
 

Andy Griffin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow. Andy Griffin goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Noel Hunt joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adam Le Fondre. The ball is sent over by Liam Bridcutt, Lewis Dunk takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

72:39
 

Simon Church concedes a free kick for a foul on Mauricio Taricco. Adam El-Abd takes the direct free kick.

70:55
 

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Mauricio Taricco, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jobi McAnuff.

69:41
 

Ryan Harley takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

68:29
 

Craig Noone delivers the ball.

67:07
 

Jimmy Kebe has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

66:41
 

Craig Noone crosses the ball, Billy Paynter conjures a right-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.

66:14
 

Mauricio Taricco fouled by Mikele Leigertwood, the ref awards a free kick. Mauricio Taricco takes the free kick.

63:40
Yellow card
 

Shaun Cummings fouled by Matthew Sparrow, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Sparrow is given a yellow card. Mikele Leigertwood restarts play with the free kick.

61:14
Substitution
 

Kazenga LuaLua leaves the field to be replaced by Craig Noone. Will Buckley goes off and Billy Paynter comes on.

59:54
 

Gordon Greer gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

59:31
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Harley, clearance by Alex Pearce.

59:24
 

The ball is swung over by Ryan Harley, clearance made by Kaspars Gorkss.

59:03
 

Short corner taken by Will Buckley from the right by-line.

58:29
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Sparrow by Mikele Leigertwood. Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

57:18
 

Outswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, Alex Pearce has a headed effort from close range and clears the bar.

55:25
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Adam Le Fondre goes wide left of the target.

53:35
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Harley. Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

52:47
Yellow card
 

Liam Bridcutt receives a yellow card.

49:42
 

Corner taken short by Jobi McAnuff.

49:01
 

Adam El-Abd challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee cautions Adam El-Abd for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from left wing, clearance by Ryan Harley.

48:20
 

Long range effort from Mauricio Taricco misses to the left of the goal.

46:31
 

Unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Liam Bridcutt restarts play with the free kick.

46:24 +1.24
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Jobi McAnuff from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 2-0 Brighton.Andy Griffin provided the assist for the goal.

43:42
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Comfortable save by Casper Ankergren.

39:19
 

Will Buckley sends in a cross, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

37:34
 

Shot from just outside the area by Matthew Sparrow misses to the right of the target.

33:52
 

Liam Bridcutt concedes a free kick for a foul on Jobi McAnuff. Andy Griffin takes the direct free kick.

33:20
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Matthew Sparrow. Free kick taken by Matthew Sparrow.

31:02
 

The referee blows for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Casper Ankergren restarts play with the free kick.

29:10
 

Foul by Shaun Cummings on Kazenga LuaLua, free kick awarded. Mauricio Taricco takes the free kick.

27:11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shaun Cummings on Kazenga LuaLua. Free kick taken by Mauricio Taricco.

26:38
 

Mauricio Taricco crosses the ball, Close range shot by Adam El-Abd goes over the bar.

26:23
 

Will Buckley sends in a cross, save by Adam Federici.

20:58
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Will Buckley on Jobi McAnuff. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

19:22
 

Mikele Leigertwood has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

18:02
 

Ryan Harley takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Unfair challenge on Simon Church by Adam El-Abd results in a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

16:00
Goal
 

The ball is delivered by Jimmy Kebe, Jobi McAnuff gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 1-0 Brighton.Assist by Jimmy Kebe.

14:50
 

Shot from deep inside the area by Will Buckley clears the crossbar.

12:25
 

Adam El-Abd takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

11:44
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Kaspars Gorkss. Ryan Harley crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

9:39
 

The ball is sent over by Jobi McAnuff, Shot by Simon Church from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

8:46
 

Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Lewis Dunk manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line played to the near post, Will Buckley manages to make a clearance.

7:38
 

Adam El-Abd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood. Kaspars Gorkss restarts play with the free kick.

6:30
 

The offside flag is raised against Will Buckley. Indirect free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

5:00
 

Jem Karacan takes a shot. Comfortable save by Casper Ankergren.

1:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Bridcutt by Adam Le Fondre. Lewis Dunk takes the free kick.

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