• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sun 26 December 2010
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

McAnuff 30"

Hunt 42"

Long 65"

Long 88"

4 - 1

Reading vs Bristol City


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
2 Griffin
26 Pearce
5 Mills
33 Armstrong
11 McAnuff30"
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
14 Kebe
9 Long65"88"
10 Hunt42"
Substitutes
41 McCarthy
15 Khizanishvili
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu
20 Howard
23 Harte

Bristol City

1 James
19 Ribeiro
36 Caulker
5 Stewart
3 McAllister
27 Adomah
14 Skuse
7 Elliott
35 Rose
30 Stead14"
34 Pitman
Substitutes
12 Gerken
22 Nyatanga
9 Clarkson
20 Campbell-Ryce
11 Haynes
8 Johnson
21 Cisse

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

W L L D W L D L

Bristol City

L D L L L D L L
Head to Head
Bristol City
1-0
Reading 19-Oct-2010
Reading
2-0
Bristol City 13-Mar-2010
Bristol City
1-1
Reading 19-Dec-2009
Reading
0-2
Bristol City 21-Feb-2009
Bristol City
1-4
Reading 01-Nov-2008
Bristol City
1-2
Reading 29-Apr-1995

Live Text Commentary
90:19 +0.19
 

Christian Ribeiro challenges Hal Robson-Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Hal Robson-Kanu.

88:14
Goal
 

Shane Long grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 4-1 Bristol City.Assist on the goal came from Hal Robson-Kanu.

85:58
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hal Robson-Kanu by Christian Ribeiro. Direct free kick taken by Chris Armstrong.

85:37
 

The ball is crossed by Lewin Nyatanga.

83:09
 

Long range shot by Shane Long goes wide right of the target.

81:06
Substitution
 

Jamal Campbell-Ryce joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Rose.

80:59
 

The ball is sent over by Danny Rose, blocked by Andy Griffin.

79:18
Substitution
 

Danny Rose goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Jimmy Kebe goes off and Hal Robson-Kanu comes on. Unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Danny Rose results in a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

75:36
Substitution
 

Danny Haynes comes on in place of Brett Pitman.

74:27
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Noel Hunt by Danny Rose. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Noel Hunt.

72:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Griffin by Danny Rose. Andy Griffin takes the free kick.

71:07
 

Marvin Elliott takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

69:45
 

Jimmy Kebe delivers the ball, save made by David James.

65:40
Goal
 

Shane Long gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 3-1 Bristol City.Alex Pearce provided the assist for the goal.

64:23
 

Alex Pearce concedes a free kick for a foul on Brett Pitman. Direct free kick taken by Cole Skuse.

62:39
 

Centre by Andy Griffin, Shane Long takes a shot. Save by David James.

62:22
 

Jimmy Kebe crosses the ball, clearance made by Damion Stewart.

61:39
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Save by David James.

59:42
 

A cross is delivered by Danny Rose.

54:52
Yellow card
 

Steven Caulker is given a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Steven Caulker results in a free kick. Jobi McAnuff takes the free kick.

53:29
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Mikele Leigertwood goes wide of the right-hand post.

52:28
 

Christian Ribeiro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Shot on goal comes in from Noel Hunt from the free kick, Jonathan Stead gets a block in.

51:34
 

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe, clearance by Christian Ribeiro.

47:58 +2.58
 

The ball is sent over by Shane Long, save by David James.

49:23
 

Foul by Danny Rose on Jimmy Kebe, free kick awarded. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

49:16
 

Centre by Jem Karacan, Steven Caulker manages to make a clearance.

48:03
Substitution
 

Jamie McAllister leaves the field to be replaced by Lewin Nyatanga.

46:10
 

The ball is sent over by Albert Adomah, save by Adam Federici.

45:52 +0.52
 

Shane Long challenges Danny Rose unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

45:24
 

Jimmy Kebe sends in a cross, Close range effort by Shane Long goes wide of the left-hand upright.

44:31
 

Shot from a long way out by Marvin Elliott goes wide of the left-hand upright.

42:57
Goal
 

Goal scored by Noel Hunt from close in low into the middle of the goal. Reading 2-1 Bristol City.Assist on the goal came from Shane Long.

42:23
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Damion Stewart a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Damion Stewart on Jimmy Kebe. Direct free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

40:24
 

Jem Karacan takes a shot. Save made by David James. Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, save made by David James.

40:07
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Armstrong, clearance by Christian Ribeiro.

39:25
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Jonathan Stead makes a clearance.

38:50
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, save made by David James.

38:42
 

The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, Danny Rose gets a block in.

37:48
 

Jem Karacan produces a cross.

37:48
 

Jem Karacan sends in a cross.

36:32
 

A cross is delivered by Jimmy Kebe, Jamie McAllister gets a block in.

34:59
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Cole Skuse a yellow card. Cole Skuse concedes a free kick for a foul on Jem Karacan. Chris Armstrong takes the free kick.

33:24
 

Christian Ribeiro challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikele Leigertwood restarts play with the free kick.

33:09
 

Brett Pitman takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

30:15
Goal
 

Jobi McAnuff finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 1-1 Bristol City.

29:46
 

Damion Stewart challenges Noel Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

29:15
 

Shot from 35 yards by Marvin Elliott went wide right of the net.

26:35
 

Chris Armstrong delivers the ball, Marvin Elliott gets a block in.

25:28
 

Shot from outside the box by Danny Rose misses to the left of the target.

24:53
 

The ball is delivered by Shane Long, save by David James.

23:19
 

Unfair challenge on Noel Hunt by Albert Adomah results in a free kick. Jobi McAnuff takes the free kick.

22:04
 

Shot from outside the box by Jobi McAnuff misses to the left of the target.

21:40
 

Caution for Marvin Elliott. Marvin Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Shane Long. Jem Karacan takes the free kick.

18:43
 

Chris Armstrong goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Chris Armstrong on Albert Adomah, free kick awarded. Steven Caulker takes the direct free kick.

17:42
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, clearance made by Steven Caulker.

15:41
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Rose by Jem Karacan. Free kick taken by David James.

14:20
Goal
 

Jonathan Stead scores a headed goal from close range. Reading 0-1 Bristol City.Albert Adomah provided the assist for the goal.

13:18
 

The ball is crossed by Albert Adomah, Close range shot by Jonathan Stead goes wide of the right-hand upright.

12:31
 

Shot by Brett Pitman. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

11:51
 

Unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Danny Rose results in a free kick. Jimmy Kebe restarts play with the free kick.

9:35
 

Christian Ribeiro delivers the ball.

8:08
 

Noel Hunt produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

7:52
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Damion Stewart gets a block in.

6:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Noel Hunt on Christian Ribeiro. Free kick taken by Jamie McAllister.

6:21
 

Noel Hunt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Steven Caulker takes the indirect free kick.

3:52
 

A cross is delivered by Danny Rose.

3:39
 

Jonathan Stead crosses the ball.

2:59
 

Unfair challenge on Albert Adomah by Chris Armstrong results in a free kick. Jamie McAllister takes the direct free kick.

1:02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Stead by Matt Mills. The ball is swung over by Jamie McAllister, Damion Stewart has a header from deep inside the six-yard box and clears the crossbar.

:27
 

Foul by Alex Pearce on Jonathan Stead, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Brett Pitman.

Kick off
 

The game gets underway.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

Full time
 

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

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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
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10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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