• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Mon 25 April 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Hunt 8"

Robson-Kanu 19"

2 - 3
Sheffield United

Sheffield United

Henderson 29"

Henderson 50"

Williamson 45"

Reading vs Sheffield United


Team Lineups

Reading

41 McCarthy
2 Griffin
5 Mills
15 Khizanishvili
23 Harte
19 Robson-Kanu19"
4 Karacan
8 Leigertwood
11 McAnuff
9 Long
10 Hunt8"
Substitutes
1 Federici
7 Tabb
17 Antonio
18 Church
20 Howard
26 Pearce
45 Manset

Sheffield United

1 Simonsen
34 Lowton
23 Collins
21 Lowry
20 Mattock
38 Riise
4 Montgomery
14 Williamson45"
28 Quinn
35 Slew
7 Henderson29"50"
Substitutes
13 Aksalu
8 Doyle
19 Tonne
22 Kozluk
27 Philliskirk
32 Roe

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

D D D L L L L W

Sheffield United

L L L W W D L D
Head to Head
Sheff Utd
1-1
Reading 15-Feb-2011
Sheff Utd
3-0
Reading 26-Jan-2010
Reading
1-3
Sheff Utd 22-Aug-2009
Reading
0-1
Sheff Utd 10-Apr-2009
Sheff Utd
0-2
Reading 15-Nov-2008
Sheff Utd
1-1
Reading 14-Feb-2006


Live Text Commentary
93:19 +3.19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zurab Khizanishvili by Darius Henderson. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

92:42 +2.42
 

Shot from just outside the box by Jobi McAnuff goes over the crossbar.

90:23 +0.23
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Erik Tonne. Zurab Khizanishvili takes the free kick.

87:35
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Darius Henderson. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

86:43
 

Stephen Quinn decides to take a short corner.

83:24
 

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

83:00
 

Unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Lee Williamson results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the free kick.

81:36
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Brian Howard, save by Steve Simonsen.

78:47
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Joe Mattock. Steve Simonsen takes the direct free kick.

78:14
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brian Howard by Nick Montgomery. Andy Griffin restarts play with the free kick.

77:44
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard played to the near post, clearance made by Nick Montgomery.

76:46
 

Erik Tonne is caught offside. Matt Mills takes the free kick.

75:51
Substitution
 

Jordan Slew goes off and Erik Tonne comes on.

74:46
 

Shot from 25 yards by Brian Howard. Shane Long takes a shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen.

72:29
Substitution
 

Brian Howard comes on in place of Jem Karacan.

71:35
 

The official flags Mathieu Manset offside. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

69:03
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Stephen Quinn played to the near post, save made by Alex McCarthy.

68:32
 

Neill Collins fouled by Mathieu Manset, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Simonsen takes the free kick.

67:51
 

Lee Williamson produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

66:24
 

Foul by Nick Montgomery on Shane Long, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

65:07
 

Darius Henderson takes a shot from 20 yards. Save made by Alex McCarthy. Corner taken left-footed by Stephen Quinn. The official flags Jordan Slew offside. Indirect free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

63:32
Substitution
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jordan Slew. Hal Robson-Kanu leaves the field to be replaced by Michail Antonio. Mathieu Manset comes on in place of Noel Hunt. Alex McCarthy takes the indirect free kick.

63:11
 

Matthew Lowton takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

60:49
 

Joe Mattock gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ian Harte, Joe Mattock makes a clearance.

58:12
 

The referee blows for offside against Hal Robson-Kanu. Free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

55:56
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Lowry on Jobi McAnuff. Shane Lowry is cautioned. Ian Harte fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Corner from right by-line taken by Ian Harte.

48:46
Goal
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Mattock by Hal Robson-Kanu results in a free kick. Lee Williamson fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Alex McCarthy. The ball is sent over by Bjorn Helge Riise, Goal scored by Darius Henderson from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 2-3 Sheff Utd.Assist by Bjorn Helge Riise.

47:05
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Joe Mattock manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, save by Steve Simonsen.

46:30
 

Handball by Lee Williamson. Zurab Khizanishvili takes the free kick.

45:30
 

Noel Hunt takes a shot. Comfortable save by Steve Simonsen.

45:03 +0.03
Goal
 

Lee Williamson gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 2-2 Sheff Utd.Assist on the goal came from Stephen Quinn.

44:35
 

Matt Mills fouled by Shane Lowry, the ref awards a free kick. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

44:08
 

Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Stephen Quinn, free kick awarded. Joe Mattock takes the direct free kick.

43:28
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Jordan Slew goes wide of the right-hand upright.

42:18
 

Shane Long fouled by Shane Lowry, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is delivered by Ian Harte, Shane Long takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.

40:14
 

Stephen Quinn takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.

39:21
 

Unfair challenge on Joe Mattock by Noel Hunt results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Steve Simonsen.

35:14
 

Foul by Darius Henderson on Zurab Khizanishvili, free kick awarded. Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

34:18
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Bjorn Helge Riise. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Lowton.

32:47
 

Shot by Bjorn Helge Riise from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.

31:31
 

Darius Henderson takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy. Stephen Quinn takes a outswinging corner.

29:44
Goal
 

Darius Henderson finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 2-1 Sheff Utd.

27:08
 

The offside flag is raised against Hal Robson-Kanu. Steve Simonsen takes the indirect free kick.

26:30
 

Shot from 20 yards from Jobi McAnuff. Save by Steve Simonsen.

19:50
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Hal Robson-Kanu from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 2-0 Sheff Utd.Assist by Jobi McAnuff.

18:00
 

Shot on goal by Mikele Leigertwood from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

17:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Shane Lowry. Zurab Khizanishvili takes the free kick.

15:44
 

Jem Karacan takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save. Noel Hunt has an effort at goal. Save by Steve Simonsen. Corner from the right by-line taken by Ian Harte, save made by Steve Simonsen.

14:49
 

Foul by Mikele Leigertwood on Darius Henderson, free kick awarded. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Stephen Quinn, save by Alex McCarthy.

11:42
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Shane Long. Free kick taken by Neill Collins.

8:53
Goal
 

Noel Hunt fires in a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Reading 1-0 Sheff Utd.The assist for the goal came from Shane Long.

8:12
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stephen Quinn by Jem Karacan. Free kick taken by Shane Lowry.

5:54
 

Neill Collins concedes a free kick for a foul on Hal Robson-Kanu. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

4:05
 

Shane Long produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.

1:43
 

Noel Hunt has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

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