• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium

Reading vs Ipswich Town


Team Lineups

Reading

1 Federici
24 Cummings
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
2 Griffin
14 Kebe
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff
9 Le Fondre
18 Church
Substitutes
31 Andersen
7 Tabb
10 Hunt
19 Robson-Kanu
23 Harte

Ipswich Town

12 Lee-Barrett
7 Edwards
31 Sonko
5 Delaney
3 Cresswell
11 Martin
6 Leadbitter
8 Bowyer
27 Murphy
10 Chopra
9 Emmanuel-Thomas
Substitutes
1 Wright
18 Ellington
21 Bullard
22 Carson
26 Wabara

Possession Stats

47%
53%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Ipswich Town

L W W D W L D L
Head to Head
Ipswich
2-3
Reading 26-Nov-2011
Ipswich
1-3
Reading 08-Mar-2011
Reading
1-0
Ipswich 28-Sep-2010
Ipswich
2-1
Reading 03-Apr-2010
Reading
1-1
Ipswich 07-Nov-2009
Reading
0-1
Ipswich 14-Mar-2009


Live Text Commentary
89:47
 

Hal Robson-Kanu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ibrahima Sonko. Indirect free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.

89:30
Substitution
 

Jay Tabb joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jem Karacan.

88:58
 

Hal Robson-Kanu takes a shot. Save made by Arran Lee-Barrett.

88:12
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line to the near post, save made by Arran Lee-Barrett.

84:40
Substitution
 

Noel Hunt is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Arran Lee-Barrett restarts play with the free kick. (Reading) makes a substitution, with Hal Robson-Kanu coming on for Jimmy Kebe. (Ipswich) makes a substitution, with Jimmy Bullard coming on for Grant Leadbitter.

84:09
 

Mikele Leigertwood crosses the ball, Grant Leadbitter makes a clearance.

83:37
 

The ball is delivered by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

77:58
 

Josh Carson challenges Jimmy Kebe unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andy Griffin.

77:40
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe, Arran Lee-Barrett makes a save.

77:04
 

The ball is sent over by Noel Hunt, Ibrahima Sonko gets a block in.

76:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Leadbitter on Simon Church. Alex Pearce takes the free kick.

75:27
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Lee Bowyer. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

74:19
 

Shot from outside the box by Josh Carson goes wide right of the target.

73:47
 

Noel Hunt concedes a free kick for a foul on Ibrahima Sonko. Ibrahima Sonko takes the free kick.

73:09
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses right.

71:23
Substitution
 

Josh Carson replaces Lee Martin. Nathan Ellington is brought on as a substitute for Michael Chopra.

69:29
 

Shot by Jay Emmanuel-Thomas. Adam Federici makes a save.

68:37
 

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe, Arran Lee-Barrett makes a save.

66:51
 

The ball is crossed by Noel Hunt, blocked by Aaron Cresswell.

64:34
 

Centre by Jimmy Kebe, save made by Arran Lee-Barrett.

62:13
Goal
 

Handball by Grant Leadbitter. A cross is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, Alex Pearce finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Reading 1-0 Ipswich.Assist by Jobi McAnuff.

61:21
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Noel Hunt coming on for Adam Le Fondre.

59:56
 

Effort from deep inside the area by Michael Chopra misses to the left of the target.

55:56
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas is caught offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

51:33
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Martin.

50:58
 

The official flags Jobi McAnuff offside. Free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.

48:46
 

Adam Le Fondre fouled by Ibrahima Sonko, the ref awards a free kick. Ibrahima Sonko goes into the book. Andy Griffin takes the free kick.

46:49
 

The ball is crossed by Shaun Cummings, Arran Lee-Barrett makes a save.

45:12
 

Daryl Murphy produces a cross, save made by Adam Federici.

44:29
 

Damien Delaney produces a left-footed shot from 35 yards and missed to the left of the goal.

43:34
 

Mikele Leigertwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Carlos Edwards. Direct free kick taken by Arran Lee-Barrett.

42:40
 

The offside flag is raised against Adam Le Fondre. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the indirect free kick.

40:35
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save.

39:21
 

Foul by Michael Chopra on Andy Griffin, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.

36:11
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff, save by Arran Lee-Barrett.

35:59
 

A cross is delivered by Simon Church, Carlos Edwards manages to make a clearance.

35:42
 

The ball is crossed by Carlos Edwards, save by Adam Federici.

34:54
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe, Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Arran Lee-Barrett makes a save.

32:25
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Martin.

32:17
 

The ball is crossed by Lee Martin, Andy Griffin gets a block in.

30:35
 

Foul by Daryl Murphy on Shaun Cummings, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

28:58
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff played to the near post, Lee Bowyer manages to make a clearance.

28:22
 

Jem Karacan crosses the ball.

27:43
 

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe.

26:13
 

The ball is sent over by Simon Church, save by Arran Lee-Barrett.

23:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Martin by Kaspars Gorkss. Strike comes in from Aaron Cresswell from the free kick.

22:21
 

The ball is delivered by Shaun Cummings.

21:14
 

Centre by Carlos Edwards, Jimmy Kebe makes a clearance.

18:52
 

Aaron Cresswell takes a shot from long distance which goes wide of the right-hand post.

17:03
 

Michael Chopra fouled by Alex Pearce, the ref awards a free kick. Aaron Cresswell restarts play with the free kick.

16:06
 

Michael Chopra produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

15:14
 

Jay Emmanuel-Thomas takes a shot.

14:50
 

The ball is swung over by Adam Le Fondre, clearance made by Damien Delaney.

14:07
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lee Martin, Jimmy Kebe makes a clearance.

13:12
 

Lee Martin takes a outswinging corner to the near post, Daryl Murphy takes a shot. Blocked by Jem Karacan.

12:11
 

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lee Martin, save by Adam Federici.

12:02
 

The ball is sent over by Daryl Murphy, Shaun Cummings gets a block in.

10:50
 

The ball is delivered by Simon Church, save made by Arran Lee-Barrett.

9:41
 

The referee blows for offside. Arran Lee-Barrett takes the indirect free kick.

9:20
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball, Aaron Cresswell gets a block in.

8:29
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Kaspars Gorkss takes a shot. Save by Arran Lee-Barrett.

8:07
 

A cross is delivered by Mikele Leigertwood, Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Blocked by Ibrahima Sonko.

7:37
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, save made by Arran Lee-Barrett.

7:31
 

The ball is delivered by Adam Le Fondre, blocked by Damien Delaney.

6:35
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Arran Lee-Barrett makes a save.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table