• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 02 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Long 29"

Long 36" (P)

2 - 0

Reading vs Portsmouth


Team Lineups

Reading

41 McCarthy
6 Gunnarsson
15 Khizanishvili
16 Ingimarsson
23 Harte
14 Kebe
20 Howard
7 Tabb
11 McAnuff
9 Long29"36"
4 Karacan
Substitutes
31 Andersen
2 Griffin
17 Antonio
18 Church
19 Robson-Kanu
26 Pearce
45 Manset

Portsmouth

1 Ashdown
5 De Laet
2 Halford
33 Rocha
6 Hreidarsson
17 Cotterill
8 Mullins
14 Hogg
10 Nugent
7 Lawrence
18 Kitson
Substitutes
37 Flahavan
24 Ciftci
27 Kanu
20 Ward
9 Webber
3 Dickinson
4 Mokoena

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Portsmouth

L D D L W W L L
Head to Head
Portsmouth
1-1
Reading 14-Aug-2010
Portsmouth
3-0
Reading 21-Apr-2003
Reading
0-0
Portsmouth 07-Dec-2002
Reading
0-1
Portsmouth 21-Feb-1998
Portsmouth
0-2
Reading 27-Sep-1997
Portsmouth
1-0
Reading 25-Mar-1997


Live Text Commentary
92:42 +2.42
Yellow card
 

Jonathan Hogg is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jonathan Hogg concedes a free kick for a foul on Jimmy Kebe. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

91:24 +1.24
 

Shot by Liam Lawrence from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

90:37 +0.37
 

Simon Church is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

88:33
 

The referee blows for offside against Shane Long. Ritchie De Laet restarts play with the free kick.

87:48
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Liam Lawrence. Alex McCarthy takes the indirect free kick.

86:33
 

Greg Halford delivers the ball, save by Alex McCarthy.

85:12
 

Foul by Dave Kitson on Jay Tabb, free kick awarded. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

84:37
Substitution
 

Danny Webber comes on in place of David Nugent.

83:27
 

Shot from outside the box by Jimmy Kebe goes wide right of the target.

80:29
 

Dave Kitson fouled by Ian Harte, the ref awards a free kick. Joel Ward takes the free kick.

79:11
 

Ian Harte crosses the ball, Greg Halford makes a clearance.

78:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brynjar Gunnarsson by Jonathan Hogg. Brynjar Gunnarsson takes the direct free kick.

77:12
Substitution
 

Joel Ward is brought on as a substitute for Hermann Hreidarsson.

76:03
 

Ivar Ingimarsson fouled by Dave Kitson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

75:36
 

Liam Lawrence takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

73:52
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence, save by Alex McCarthy.

73:12
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Simon Church coming on for Brian Howard.

72:27
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Zurab Khizanishvili goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

69:39
Yellow card
 

Aaron Mokoena shown a yellow card. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Howard by Aaron Mokoena. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

68:09
 

Brian Howard takes a shot. Save made by Jamie Ashdown.

67:32
 

The referee blows for offside against Brian Howard. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.

66:59
 

Shane Long takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

66:14
 

Corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard, Greg Halford manages to make a clearance.

64:20
 

Effort on goal by Brian Howard from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

62:06
 

Corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence to the near post, Shane Long makes a clearance.

60:29
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu is brought on as a substitute for Jobi McAnuff.

60:19
 

The ball is sent over by Liam Lawrence.

59:23
 

Jonathan Hogg challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, Hayden Mullins manages to make a clearance.

57:49
 

Jobi McAnuff challenges David Nugent unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Lawrence.

56:20
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Liam Lawrence played to the near post, clearance by Shane Long.

53:13
 

Unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Hermann Hreidarsson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

49:03
 

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

47:07
 

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe.

45:10 +0.1
 

Liam Lawrence takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Shane Long.

44:25
 

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, save by Jamie Ashdown.

43:24
 

Jem Karacan has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

42:36
Substitution
 

Aaron Mokoena replaces David Cotterill. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Brian Howard, clearance made by Hermann Hreidarsson.

39:59
 

Liam Lawrence takes a short corner.

39:06
Yellow card
 

Jobi McAnuff shown a yellow card. Jobi McAnuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Jonathan Hogg. Liam Lawrence restarts play with the free kick.

37:37
 

Hayden Mullins concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Howard. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

35:31
Goal
 

Ricardo Rocha shown a red card for professional foul. Shane Long scores a penalty. Reading 2-0 Portsmouth.Penalty awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Ricardo Rocha.

33:44
 

Shot by Dave Kitson. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

31:27
 

Jay Tabb gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Cotterill. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.

29:14
Goal
 

Shane Long grabs a goal from outside the box low into the middle of the goal. Reading 1-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Jem Karacan.

28:24
 

Outswinging corner taken by Liam Lawrence, clearance by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

26:26
Yellow card
 

Hayden Mullins booked for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Hayden Mullins on Brian Howard, free kick awarded. Shot comes in from Ian Harte from the free kick.

24:44
 

Shot from just outside the area by Jonathan Hogg misses to the right of the target.

21:50
 

Jonathan Hogg produces a cross.

20:28
 

Dave Kitson takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy.

20:06
 

David Nugent takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

18:50
 

Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Dave Kitson misses to the right of the target.

18:13
 

Brynjar Gunnarsson challenges David Nugent unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Greg Halford.

17:21
 

Liam Lawrence is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

15:55
 

The ball is sent over by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

15:17
 

Inswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line.

13:42
 

Shane Long fouled by Greg Halford, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

12:08
 

Jonathan Hogg concedes a free kick for a foul on Jay Tabb. Shot on goal comes in from Ian Harte from the free kick, Jamie Ashdown makes a save.

8:33
 

Jem Karacan challenges David Cotterill unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ritchie De Laet.

7:57
 

Short corner worked by Brian Howard.

7:19
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Ritchie De Laet a yellow card. Foul by Ritchie De Laet on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

6:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hermann Hreidarsson on Shane Long. Direct free kick taken by Brynjar Gunnarsson. Shane Long takes a shot. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

4:13
 

Liam Lawrence takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Ivar Ingimarsson manages to make a clearance.

1:50
 

Brian Howard takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Greg Halford.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Birmingham 0 0 0
2 Blackburn 0 0 0
3 Bolton 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
5 Brighton 0 0 0
6 Bristol City 0 0 0
7 Burnley 0 0 0
8 Cardiff 0 0 0
9 Charlton 0 0 0
10 Derby 0 0 0

Full Sky Bet Championship Table