• Date: Sat 20 August 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Swift 1"

McShane 58"

2 - 2
Brighton and Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion

van den Berg 7" (OG)

Knockaert 45"

Reading vs Brighton and Hove Albion


Team Lineups

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
4 van den Berg7"
5 McShane58"
11 Obita
6 Evans
23 Williams
12 McCleary
8 Swift1"
7 Beerens
18 Kermorgant
Substitutes
3 Cooper
9 Mendes
15 Harriott
19 Meite
21 Quinn
30 Watson
31 Jaakkola

Brighton and Hove Albion

13 Stockdale
23 Rosenior
2 Saltor
5 Dunk
3 Bong
11 Knockaert45"
14 Sidwell
7 Kayal
8 Skalak
9 Baldock
17 Murray
Substitutes
1 Maenpaa
10 Hemed
15 Murphy
21 Norwood
24 Ince
30 LuaLua
43 White

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide -

Reading

Brighton and Hove Albion



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The match has reached full-time.

90:00 +7.5
 

Free kick taken by Jordan Obita.

90:00 +2.12
 

Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +0.42
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Jake Cooper coming on for Roy Beerens.

90:00 +1.52
 

Daniel Williams goes into the book for dissent.

90:00 +2.16
 

Unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Lewis Dunk results in a free kick.

90:00 +3.52
 

Foul by Yann Kermorgant on Liam Rosenior, free kick awarded.

90:00 +3.57
Yellow card
 

Yann Kermorgant is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

90:00 +6.24
 

Free kick crossed by Anthony Knockaert.

90:00 +6.33
 

Anthony Knockaert produces a cross.

90:00 +6.37
 

Header by Tomer Hemed misses to the right of the target.

90:00 +7.15
 

Steve Sidwell challenges Yann Kermorgant unfairly and gives away a free kick.

89:04
Red card
 

Joey van den Berg shown a red card for second bookable offence.

88:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tomer Hemed by Joey van den Berg.

86:45
 

Clearance made by Steve Sidwell.

86:43
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

86:01
Substitution
 

Joseph Mendes comes on in place of Garath McCleary.

85:37
Substitution
 

Glenn Murray goes off and Tomer Hemed comes on.

84:28
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Rosenior.

84:20
 

The ball is delivered by Daniel Williams.

82:12
 

Unfair challenge on Beram Kayal by Daniel Williams results in a free kick.

81:40
 

Jordan Obita restarts play with the free kick.

81:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Steve Sidwell on Stephen Quinn.

81:02
Substitution
 

Stephen Quinn is brought on as a substitute for John Swift.

80:24
 

The official flags Yann Kermorgant offside.

79:57
 

Clearance by Bruno Saltor.

77:03
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

76:27
 

Unfair challenge on Paul McShane by Glenn Murray results in a free kick.

75:46
 

Free kick taken by David Stockdale.

75:32
Substitution
 

Jiri Skalak leaves the field to be replaced by Jamie Murphy.

74:30
 

Foul by Paul McShane on Anthony Knockaert, free kick awarded.

73:55
 

Garath McCleary crosses the ball.

73:26
 

Roy Beerens takes the free kick.

73:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Williams by Glenn Murray.

72:48
 

Free kick crossed by John Swift.

71:38
 

Gaetan Bong concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Gunter.

71:01
 

Clearance made by Bruno Saltor.

69:15
 

Joey van den Berg makes a clearance.

68:45
 

Anthony Knockaert takes a shot. Jordan Obita gets a block in.

67:09
Substitution
 

Oliver Norwood comes on in place of Sam Baldock.

66:42
 

Paul McShane concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Knockaert.

66:30
 

Yann Kermorgant takes a shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

65:54
 

Clearance made by Lewis Dunk.

65:53
 

Yann Kermorgant takes the chance to get an effort at goal. David Stockdale fumbles the ball.

65:21
 

Chris Gunter restarts play with the free kick.

65:15
 

Jiri Skalak challenges Roy Beerens unfairly and gives away a free kick.

64:52
 

Sam Baldock takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by George Evans.

64:13
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jiri Skalak by Chris Gunter.

63:32
 

Chris Gunter challenges Jiri Skalak unfairly and gives away a free kick.

63:24
 

Daniel Williams has an effort at goal. Blocked by Lewis Dunk.

62:13
 

Shot by Anthony Knockaert went over.

61:45
 

Joey van den Berg takes the free kick.

61:22
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joey van den Berg by Glenn Murray.

60:58
 

Roy Beerens is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

57:48
 

Beram Kayal concedes a free kick for a foul on Roy Beerens.

57:42
 

John Swift has an effort at goal. Beram Kayal gets a block in.

56:27
 

The referee gives a free kick against Lewis Dunk for handball.

55:49
 

Garath McCleary makes a clearance.

52:15
 

Header at goal by Yann Kermorgant hits the bar.

52:09
 

Garath McCleary produces a cross.

50:28
 

The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary.

49:38
 

Free kick crossed by John Swift.

49:14
 

Unfair challenge on Roy Beerens by Beram Kayal results in a free kick.

47:17
 

Free kick taken by John Swift.

47:12
 

Glenn Murray challenges John Swift unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:39
Goal
 

Anthony Knockaert grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Reading 1-2 Brighton.The assist for the goal came from Sam Baldock.

45:11
 

Joey van den Berg makes a clearance.

45:00 +0.36
 

Roy Beerens decides to take the corner short.

45:00 +1.05
 

John Swift crosses the ball in from the free kick.

45:00 +0.25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Baldock on Yann Kermorgant.

45:00 +0.08
 

Roy Beerens takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

45:00 +1.1
 

Shot by Yann Kermorgant went wide of the left-hand post.

Half time
 

The referee calls an end to the first half.

44:36
 

Free kick taken by Joey van den Berg.

44:22
 

Glenn Murray gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Obita.

42:44
 

Roy Beerens takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by David Stockdale.

42:16
 

Jiri Skalak manages to make a clearance.

41:56
 

Corner taken by Garath McCleary.

41:33
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter.

37:52
 

Anthony Knockaert restarts play with the free kick.

37:18
 

Unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Roy Beerens results in a free kick.

36:24
 

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

36:01
 

Roy Beerens delivers the ball.

34:51
 

Shot by Garath McCleary. Steve Sidwell gets a block in.

32:38
 

George Evans restarts play with the free kick.

31:54
 

Clearance made by Chris Gunter.

31:51
 

The ball is swung over by Liam Rosenior.

30:39
 

George Evans takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

30:18
 

Clearance by Bruno Saltor.

29:27
 

Shot by Yann Kermorgant missed to the left of goal.

28:22
 

Gaetan Bong makes a clearance.

27:50
 

The ball is crossed by Roy Beerens.

26:49
 

Yann Kermorgant takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.

26:40
 

The ball is crossed by Roy Beerens.

25:04
 

Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

24:44
 

Lewis Dunk is caught offside.

24:14
 

Yann Kermorgant concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Sidwell.

22:35
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Gunter.

22:22
 

Roy Beerens crosses the ball.

18:55
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Jiri Skalak.

17:46
 

Clearance by Chris Gunter.

17:00
 

Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Jiri Skalak. Blocked by Yann Kermorgant.

16:09
 

George Evans gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jiri Skalak.

16:08
 

Clearance by Joey van den Berg.

13:21
 

Yann Kermorgant manages to make a clearance.

13:10
 

Corner taken by Anthony Knockaert from the right by-line.

10:19
 

Lewis Dunk takes the free kick.

9:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Yann Kermorgant on Beram Kayal.

9:35
 

Jiri Skalak delivers the ball.

9:20
 

Steve Sidwell produces a cross.

7:30
 

Caution for Joey van den Berg.

7:22
Goal
 

Own goal by Joey van den Berg. Reading 1-1 Brighton.

7:02
 

Anthony Knockaert sends in a cross.

6:23
 

John Swift gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steve Sidwell.

6:18
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

5:37
 

Yann Kermorgant concedes a free kick for a foul on Steve Sidwell.

5:15
 

Ali Al Habsi takes the free kick.

4:21
 

Roy Beerens manages to make a clearance.

4:15
 

Gaetan Bong sends in a cross.

1:35
Goal
 

John Swift finds the net with a shot from the free kick. Reading 1-0 Brighton.

:53
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roy Beerens by Liam Rosenior.

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