• Barclays Premier League
  • Date: Sun 16 September 2012
  • Kick-off: 16:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Robson-Kanu 89"

1 - 3
Tottenham Hotspur

Tottenham Hotspur

Defoe 17"

Defoe 73"

Bale 70"

Reading vs Tottenham Hotspur


Team Lineups

Reading

21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
5 Pearce
17 Gorkss
23 Harte
12 McCleary
8 Leigertwood
4 Karacan
20 Guthrie
11 McAnuff
7 Pogrebnyak
Substitutes
41 Taylor
3 Shorey
6 Mariappa
9 Le Fondre
10 Hunt
19 Robson-Kanu89"
24 Cummings

Tottenham Hotspur

24 Friedel
28 Walker
5 Vertonghen
13 Gallas
16 Naughton
7 Lennon
22 Sigurdsson
30 Sandro
19 Dembele
11 Bale70"
18 Defoe17"73"
Substitutes
25 Lloris
2 Dempsey
6 Huddlestone
10 Adebayor
20 Dawson
31 Townsend
33 Caulker

Possession Stats

38%
62%

Form Guide - Barclays Premier League

Reading

L L D L D W L L

Tottenham Hotspur

W L W D L W D L
Head to Head
Reading
0-1
Tottenham 03-May-2008
Tottenham
6-4
Reading 29-Dec-2007
Tottenham
1-0
Reading 01-Apr-2007
Reading
3-1
Tottenham 12-Nov-2006


Live Text Commentary
93:29 +3.29
 

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

92:38 +2.38
 

Jermain Defoe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Harte. Jermain Defoe is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Indirect free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

90:54 +0.54
 

The referee gives a free kick against Hal Robson-Kanu for handball. Brad Friedel takes the indirect free kick.

89:51
Goal
 

Hal Robson-Kanu finds the back of the net with a goal from close range high into the middle of the goal. Reading 1-3 Tottenham.Adam Le Fondre provided the assist for the goal.

89:04
 

Shot on goal by Jermain Defoe from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

88:15
 

The referee blows for offside against Hal Robson-Kanu. Kyle Walker takes the free kick.

86:36
Substitution
 

Aaron Lennon leaves the field to be replaced by Andros Townsend.

85:55
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ian Harte, clearance made by William Gallas.

85:37
 

Adam Le Fondre takes a shot. Blocked by William Gallas.

85:23
 

The ball is delivered by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Kyle Walker.

84:21
 

Ian Harte produces a cross, clearance made by Clint Dempsey. Corner taken by Ian Harte from the left by-line played to the near post, Clint Dempsey makes a clearance.

82:20
Substitution
 

Hal Robson-Kanu replaces Danny Guthrie. Noel Hunt comes on in place of Pavel Pogrebnyak.

77:08
Substitution
 

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Mousa Dembele unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gareth Bale goes off and Clint Dempsey comes on. Kyle Walker restarts play with the free kick.

75:28
 

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

73:32
Goal
 

Jermain Defoe finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Reading 0-3 Tottenham.

73:02
 

Garath McCleary delivers the ball.

72:50
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Raniere Sandro. Pavel Pogrebnyak restarts play with the free kick.

72:19
 

Tom Huddlestone takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy.

71:54
Substitution
 

Tom Huddlestone on for Gylfi Sigurdsson.

70:49
Goal
 

Gareth Bale fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 0-2 Tottenham.Kyle Walker provided the assist for the goal.

69:07
 

The ball is crossed by Kaspars Gorkss, clearance by Kyle Walker.

65:39
 

Effort on goal by Jermain Defoe from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

62:58
 

Corner taken right-footed by Danny Guthrie from the right by-line, Raniere Sandro manages to make a clearance.

61:21
 

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line, clearance by Kyle Walker.

60:49
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jermain Defoe. Kaspars Gorkss takes the indirect free kick. Corner taken by Ian Harte from the right by-line, Jan Vertonghen manages to make a clearance.

59:22
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot from 18 yards. Danny Guthrie gets a block in.

58:41
 

Short corner worked by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

57:32
 

Gareth Bale produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.

56:27
 

Centre by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

55:25
 

Raniere Sandro challenges Pavel Pogrebnyak unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.

54:49
 

The ball is sent over by Gareth Bale, clearance by Alex Pearce.

53:16
 

Garath McCleary delivers the ball, Kyle Walker manages to make a clearance. Mousa Dembele takes a shot. Effort from the edge of the area by Jermain Defoe goes wide of the right-hand post.

50:12
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson, clearance by Kaspars Gorkss.

49:50
 

The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter, clearance by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

47:11
 

Mousa Dembele concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Guthrie. Free kick taken by Danny Guthrie.

46:03
 

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary.

45:38 +0.38
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

45:49
 

Ian Harte sends in a cross, clearance made by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

45:12
 

Centre by Garath McCleary, Kyle Walker makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Adam Le Fondre on for Jem Karacan.

44:03
 

Mousa Dembele takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Gylfi Sigurdsson, Pavel Pogrebnyak manages to make a clearance.

42:26
 

Centre by Jobi McAnuff, Kyle Naughton makes a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Guthrie, clearance made by Jan Vertonghen.

40:30
 

Jermain Defoe produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.

39:06
 

Shot on goal by Jobi McAnuff from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

34:57
 

Unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Raniere Sandro results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Ian Harte, Mousa Dembele makes a clearance.

32:52
 

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

31:03
 

Garath McCleary fouled by Kyle Naughton, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Guthrie crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Kyle Walker gets a block in.

30:38
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot. Alex Pearce gets a block in.

27:30
 

Gylfi Sigurdsson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jem Karacan. Free kick taken by Danny Guthrie.

27:05
 

Jermain Defoe is adjudged to have handled the ball. Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

23:12
 

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

21:51
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kyle Naughton on Garath McCleary. Ian Harte crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Kyle Walker.

20:38
 

Raniere Sandro takes a shot. Alex McCarthy makes a save.

20:08
 

The ball is delivered by Raniere Sandro.

19:18
 

Garath McCleary challenges Gareth Bale unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gylfi Sigurdsson crosses the ball in from the free kick, Alex McCarthy makes a save.

17:01
Goal
 

Jermain Defoe finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 0-1 Tottenham.Assist by Aaron Lennon.

15:25
 

Kyle Naughton delivers the ball.

11:32
 

Jermain Defoe has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

10:40
 

Kyle Walker fouled by Alex Pearce, the ref awards a free kick. Brad Friedel takes the free kick.

9:21
 

Jan Vertonghen challenges Pavel Pogrebnyak unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Guthrie delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Kyle Walker.

7:53
 

Jermain Defoe takes a shot. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

6:17
 

The referee gives a free kick against Jermain Defoe for handball. Jem Karacan restarts play with the free kick.

3:42
 

Aaron Lennon fouled by Ian Harte, the ref awards a free kick. Gareth Bale produces a cross, Gylfi Sigurdsson takes a shot. Save by Alex McCarthy. Jan Vertonghen takes a shot. Save made by Alex McCarthy. Inswinging corner taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson from the left by-line, Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance. Effort from inside the area by Gareth Bale misses to the right of the target.

3:11
 

Garath McCleary crosses the ball, comfortable save by Brad Friedel.

1:54
 

The ball is sent over by Kyle Naughton, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance. Kyle Walker takes a shot from deep inside the box clearing the bar.

:19
 

Aaron Lennon delivers the ball, clearance by Alex Pearce.

Barclays Premier League table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Chelsea 35 42 83
2 Man City 35 35 70
3 Arsenal 34 33 70
4 Man Utd 35 24 65
5 Liverpool 35 11 61
6 Tottenham Hotspur 35 5 58
7 Southampton 35 20 57
8 Swansea 35 -1 53
9 West Ham 35 1 47
10 Stoke 35 -5 47

Full Barclays Premier League Table