• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Fri 13 May 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue:

Reading vs Cardiff City


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
2 Griffin
5 Mills
15 Khizanishvili
23 Harte
11 McAnuff
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
19 Robson-Kanu
9 Long
10 Hunt
Substitutes
41 McCarthy
6 Gunnarsson
7 Tabb
18 Church
20 Howard
26 Pearce
45 Manset

Cardiff City

43 Bywater
14 Quinn
12 Keinan
2 McNaughton
23 Blake
11 Burke
20 Olofinjana
7 Whittingham
25 Emmanuel-Thomas
39 Bellamy
9 Bothroyd
Substitutes
22 Heaton
3 Naylor
4 Rae
5 Hudson
8 Chopra
16 Parkin
19 Koumas

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

W L L D W L D L

Cardiff City

D W L W L W D W

Live Text Commentary
94:36 +4.36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathieu Manset on Kevin McNaughton. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

93:57 +3.57
 

Brian Howard takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Stephen Bywater makes a save.

93:53 +3.53
 

Ian Harte delivers the ball, clearance by Lee Naylor.

92:30 +2.3
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, Peter Whittingham makes a clearance.

90:50 +0.5
Substitution
 

Jason Koumas joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

87:26
 

Shane Long challenges Seyi Olofinjana unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin McNaughton.

87:02
 

Chris Burke takes a shot. Zurab Khizanishvili gets a block in.

82:27
Substitution
 

Mathieu Manset is caught offside. Brian Howard comes on in place of Noel Hunt. Lee Naylor comes on in place of Paul Quinn. Indirect free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

80:58
 

Ian Harte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Burke. Stephen Bywater takes the direct free kick.

80:02
 

Chris Burke delivers the ball, clearance by Matt Mills.

79:02
 

The ball is crossed by Noel Hunt.

77:14
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ian Harte, Seyi Olofinjana manages to make a clearance.

75:54
 

Shane Long is caught offside. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

74:19
 

The referee penalises Jay Bothroyd for handball. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

73:36
 

Chris Burke fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin McNaughton restarts play with the free kick.

73:27
 

The ball is delivered by Noel Hunt, save by Stephen Bywater.

70:01
 

Mathieu Manset takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

68:19
 

Peter Whittingham takes the outswinging corner, Dekel Keinan takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

68:13
 

The ball is crossed by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Noel Hunt gets a block in.

67:16
 

Centre by Ian Harte, clearance made by Dekel Keinan.

67:06
 

Noel Hunt sends in a cross, Paul Quinn manages to make a clearance.

65:58
 

Long range effort from Peter Whittingham misses to the left of the target.

61:39
 

Centre by Ian Harte.

60:39
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ian Harte, clearance by Paul Quinn.

59:33
 

Seyi Olofinjana concedes a free kick for a foul on Jem Karacan. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

58:52
 

The offside flag is raised against Michael Chopra. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

58:13
 

Ian Harte challenges Chris Burke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

58:01
 

Shane Long produces a cross.

57:04
 

The ball is sent over by Noel Hunt, blocked by Darcy Blake.

55:50
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Shane Long results in a free kick. Kevin McNaughton takes the free kick.

52:40
 

Unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Seyi Olofinjana results in a free kick. Matt Mills takes the direct free kick.

51:10
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu leaves the field to be replaced by Mathieu Manset.

47:05 +2.05
 

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball.

48:01
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ian Harte.

46:36 +1.36
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Whittingham on Noel Hunt. Matt Mills takes the free kick.

47:47
 

The ball is sent over by Ian Harte.

46:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Seyi Olofinjana. Stephen Bywater restarts play with the free kick.

46:00
 

Paul Quinn produces a cross, Header by Jay Bothroyd from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

44:13
 

Jobi McAnuff is ruled offside. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

43:05
 

Chris Burke takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Zurab Khizanishvili manages to make a clearance.

42:30
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Noel Hunt. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

41:05
 

Centre by Ian Harte, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Jem Karacan misses to the left of the goal.

40:40
 

Michael Chopra challenges Mikele Leigertwood unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

39:56
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

38:47
Yellow card
 

Handball by Jay Bothroyd. The referee shows Jay Bothroyd a yellow card for dissent. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

37:34
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kevin McNaughton by Matt Mills. Matt Mills receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

36:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Chopra on Jem Karacan. Direct free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

35:37
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff.

35:21
 

The ball is delivered by Jem Karacan, Hal Robson-Kanu takes a shot. Save made by Stephen Bywater.

34:25
 

Andy Griffin crosses the ball, clearance by Peter Whittingham.

33:20
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Noel Hunt. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

32:48
 

Foul by Jay Bothroyd on Zurab Khizanishvili, free kick awarded. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

32:11
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Noel Hunt. Stephen Bywater takes the free kick.

30:02
 

Shane Long challenges Kevin McNaughton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Stephen Bywater takes the direct free kick.

28:35
 

Shane Long concedes a free kick for a foul on Dekel Keinan. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

26:26
 

Foul by Shane Long on Kevin McNaughton, free kick awarded. Kevin McNaughton takes the free kick.

24:58
Yellow card
 

Michael Chopra fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Jobi McAnuff receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Kevin McNaughton takes the direct free kick.

23:43
 

Foul by Noel Hunt on Jay Bothroyd, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Stephen Bywater.

22:14
 

Darcy Blake takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

20:40
 

Jay Bothroyd fouled by Zurab Khizanishvili, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Whittingham fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

18:35
 

Long range effort by Noel Hunt goes wide right of the net.

17:13
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Peter Whittingham takes the free kick.

16:22
Substitution
 

Michael Chopra replaces Craig Bellamy.

14:09
 

Foul by Darcy Blake on Hal Robson-Kanu, free kick awarded. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

12:42
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte.

11:58
 

Outswinging corner taken by Peter Whittingham from the left by-line, Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

11:28
 

Craig Bellamy takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

9:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Dekel Keinan. Jem Karacan takes the direct free kick.

7:49
 

Shane Long fouled by Dekel Keinan, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

4:52
 

Unfair challenge on Jay Bothroyd by Matt Mills results in a free kick. Craig Bellamy takes the free kick.

3:02
 

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Burke.

2:21
 

Corner taken by Chris Burke from the right by-line, Jem Karacan makes a clearance.

1:21
 

Hal Robson-Kanu produces a cross, Paul Quinn manages to make a clearance.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 39 42 73
2 Watford 39 32 72
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
9 Nottm Forest 39 8 57
10 Blackburn 39 1 54

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