• Date: Sat 06 August 2016
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium

Reading vs Preston North End


Team Lineups

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
5 McShane
4 van den Berg
11 Obita
23 Williams
8 Swift
6 Evans
12 McCleary
10 Rakels
7 Beerens
Substitutes
15 Harriott
3 Cooper
18 Kermorgant
19 Meite
31 Jaakkola
38 Kelly
30 Watson

Preston North End

1 Lindegaard
16 Grimshaw
5 Clarke
23 Huntington
6 Wright
3 Cunningham
12 Gallagher
18 Pringle
11 Johnson
10 Beckford
14 Garner
Substitutes
7 Humphrey
8 Browne
13 Doyle
17 Spurr
22 Maxwell
25 Hugill
37 Robinson

Possession Stats

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Form Guide -

Reading

Preston North End



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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee ends the match.

90:00 +5.28
 

Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

90:00 +5.35
 

Yann Kermorgant challenges Bailey Wright unfairly and gives away a free kick.

90:00 +3.21
 

Clearance made by Tennai Watson.

90:00 +0.25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Humphrey on Chris Gunter.

90:00 +1.06
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

90:00 +1.36
 

Jordan Hugill fouled by Paul McShane, the ref awards a free kick.

90:00 +1.56
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

90:00 +1.59
 

Paul McShane manages to make a clearance.

90:00 +2.03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Callum Harriott on Paul Gallagher.

90:00 +3.08
 

Ben Pringle crosses the ball in from the free kick.

90:00 +3.38
 

Corner taken by Ben Pringle.

90:00 +3.46
 

Ben Pringle delivers the ball.

90:00 +4.2
 

The ball is sent over by Jordan Hugill.

90:00 +4.46
 

Daniel Williams fouled by Alan Browne, the ref awards a free kick.

90:00 +4.55
Yellow card
 

Alan Browne is given a yellow card.

89:55
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Humphrey.

89:01
 

Free kick taken by Paul McShane.

88:26
 

Greg Cunningham gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Callum Harriott.

86:23
 

Foul by Greg Cunningham on Callum Harriott, free kick awarded.

86:07
 

Ali Al Habsi restarts play with the free kick.

85:34
 

Foul by Daniel Johnson on Tennai Watson, free kick awarded.

85:30
 

Shot by Paul Gallagher. Blocked by Ali Al Habsi.

85:01
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Humphrey.

84:36
 

Anders Lindegaard restarts play with the free kick.

84:02
 

Unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Daniel Williams results in a free kick.

82:40
 

Header at goal by Jermaine Beckford goes right of the post.

82:38
 

Ben Pringle crosses the ball in from the free kick.

82:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McShane on Jordan Hugill.

80:52
Substitution
 

Yann Kermorgant replaces Deniss Rakels.

79:45
 

Shot by Daniel Johnson went wide of the left-hand post.

77:58
 

Ali Al Habsi takes the free kick.

77:25
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Cunningham on Callum Harriott.

77:06
Substitution
 

Joe Garner leaves the field to be replaced by Jordan Hugill.

76:19
 

A cross is delivered by Roy Beerens.

74:58
 

Tennai Watson restarts play with the free kick.

74:23
 

Header at goal by Paul McShane goes right of the post.

74:12
 

Clearance by Daniel Johnson.

74:07
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Roy Beerens.

72:54
 

Clearance by Paul Gallagher.

72:45
 

Corner taken short by Roy Beerens.

72:27
 

The ball is delivered by Callum Harriott.

71:33
Substitution
 

Tom Clarke goes off and Chris Humphrey comes on.

71:24
Substitution
 

Garath McCleary goes off and Callum Harriott comes on.

67:23
 

Paul Huntington handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

67:13
 

Paul McShane makes a clearance.

65:45
Substitution
 

Tennai Watson replaces Jordan Obita.

64:37
 

Deniss Rakels takes a shot. Anders Lindegaard parries the ball but the danger is not over.

64:37
 

John Swift produces a cross.

62:43
 

Clearance by Joey van den Berg.

59:44
 

Ben Pringle challenges Jordan Obita unfairly and gives away a free kick.

58:30
 

Paul McShane takes the free kick.

58:07
 

The referee books Paul Gallagher for unsporting behaviour.

58:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul Gallagher on Daniel Williams.

55:00
 

Joey van den Berg restarts play with the free kick.

54:51
 

Jermaine Beckford challenges Joey van den Berg unfairly and gives away a free kick.

53:53
 

Shot by Roy Beerens. Blocked by Bailey Wright.

53:07
 

Daniel Johnson takes a shot.

51:33
 

Clearance by John Swift.

49:43
Yellow card
 

Booking for Greg Cunningham.

49:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Johnson by George Evans.

47:55
 

Unfair challenge on Greg Cunningham by Chris Gunter results in a Penalty.

47:10
 

Joe Garner challenges Jordan Obita unfairly and gives away a free kick.

45:17
 

A cross is delivered by Alan Browne.

45:01
Substitution
 

Liam Grimshaw leaves the field to be replaced by Alan Browne.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

45:00 +0.19
 

Shot by Garath McCleary missed to the left of the target.

45:00 +0.22
 

George Evans has an effort at goal. Anders Lindegaard catches the ball.

45:00 +0.55
 

The ball is crossed by Daniel Williams.

42:15
 

Free kick taken by Joey van den Berg.

41:26
 

Foul by Paul Gallagher on Daniel Williams, free kick awarded.

41:00
 

Deniss Rakels challenges Tom Clarke unfairly and gives away a free kick.

39:31
 

Paul McShane takes the free kick.

39:01
 

Daniel Williams fouled by Paul Gallagher, the ref awards a free kick.

38:20
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Clarke by Roy Beerens.

36:43
 

Tom Clarke heads at goal.

36:40
 

Ben Pringle produces a cross.

35:56
Yellow card
 

Paul McShane receives a yellow card.

35:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Paul McShane on Greg Cunningham.

34:27
Goal
 

Short corner taken by Garath McCleary from the right by-line. John Swift scores with a right foot finish. Reading 1-0 Preston.Assist on the goal came from Garath McCleary.

33:49
 

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

32:13
 

Deniss Rakels has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

31:10
 

A cross is delivered by Roy Beerens.

30:28
 

Liam Grimshaw manages to make a clearance.

29:21
 

John Swift takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Paul Gallagher gets a block in.

27:56
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter.

26:42
 

Free kick crossed by Garath McCleary.

25:56
 

Bailey Wright challenges Roy Beerens unfairly and gives away a free kick.

24:13
 

Joe Garner fouled by George Evans, the ref awards a free kick.

24:09
 

Roy Beerens takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Greg Cunningham gets a block in.

23:09
 

The ball is crossed by Paul McShane.

22:56
 

Corner taken short by Garath McCleary.

22:31
 

Liam Grimshaw makes a clearance.

19:08
 

Garath McCleary takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Anders Lindegaard.

18:28
 

Free kick crossed by Paul Gallagher.

17:43
 

Joe Garner fouled by Paul McShane, the ref awards a free kick.

16:56
 

Roy Beerens delivers the ball.

15:33
 

John Swift takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

15:30
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter.

14:29
 

Joe Garner takes a shot and went wide right of the target.

13:35
 

Chris Gunter restarts play with the free kick.

13:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Williams by Ben Pringle.

12:59
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

7:44
 

Clearance made by Bailey Wright.

5:30
 

Garath McCleary produces a cross.

3:42
 

Free kick taken by Tom Clarke.

3:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joe Garner by Joey van den Berg.

2:07
 

Foul by Paul Gallagher on John Swift, free kick awarded.

1:28
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

Kick off
 

The referee gets the game underway.