• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 17 August 2013
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium
Reading

Reading

Le Fondre 7"

Karacan 41"

Karacan 69"

3 - 3
Watford

Watford

Faraoni 65"

Deeney 75" (P)

Fabbrini 90"

Reading vs Watford


Team Lineups

Reading

21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
15 Morrison
5 Pearce
18 Bridge
11 McAnuff
20 Guthrie
4 Karacan41"69"
10 Drenthe
22 Blackman
9 Le Fondre7"
Substitutes
1 Federici
3 Kelly
6 Mariappa
7 Pogrebnyak
12 McCleary
19 Robson-Kanu
23 Williams

Watford

1 Almunia
4 Angella
6 Ekstrand
12 Doyley
19 Faraoni65"
22 Abdi
23 Iriney
10 McGugan
21 Anya
9 Deeney75"
11 Forestieri
Substitutes
2 Brown
7 Battocchio
15 Caballero
18 Pudil
20 Fabbrini90"
28 Smith
30 Bond

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

L L W L D D D W

Watford

L D W W W W W D


Live Text Commentary
95:04 +5.04
 

Danny Guthrie takes the free kick.

93:58 +3.58
 

Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

93:51 +3.51
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Bridge by Marco Faraoni.

92:14 +2.14
 

Reece Brown takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

91:49 +1.49
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

91:13 +1.13
 

Ikechi Anya delivers the ball.

90:31 +0.31
Goal
 

Diego Fabbrini slots the ball right footed into the goal. Reading 3-3 Watford.

89:28
 

Lewis McGugan takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

85:37
 

Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

85:25
 

Unfair challenge on Alex Pearce by Javi Acuna Caballero results in a free kick.

83:27
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

82:51
Substitution
 

Jem Karacan leaves the field to be replaced by Garath McCleary.

82:03
 

Adam Le Fondre takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

81:16
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi.

80:46
 

Marco Faraoni delivers the ball.

79:56
 

Javi Acuna Caballero crosses the ball.

78:34
 

Gabriele Angella goes into the referee's book.

78:21
 

Gabriele Angella challenges Hal Robson-Kanu unfairly and gives away a free kick.

75:59
Substitution
 

Javi Acuna Caballero is brought on as a substitute for Fernando Forestieri.

75:04
Goal
 

Penalty scored by Troy Deeney. Reading 3-2 Watford.

74:24
 

Danny Guthrie challenges Diego Fabbrini unfairly and gives away a Penalty.

73:05
Substitution
 

(Reading) makes a substitution, with Hal Robson-Kanu coming on for Jobi McAnuff.

69:40
Goal
 

Jem Karacan grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Reading 3-1 Watford.

69:08
 

Nick Blackman takes a shot.

68:31
Substitution
 

Daniel Williams on for Royston Drenthe.

67:04
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the right by-line.

66:24
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot. Alex McCarthy parries the effort to safety.

65:38
Goal
 

Marco Faraoni grabs a goal with a headed effort. Reading 2-1 Watford.

65:05
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the left by-line. Marco Faraoni scores. Reading 2-1 Watford.Almen Abdi provided the assist for the goal.

64:33
 

Fernando Forestieri crosses the ball.

62:00
 

Reece Brown restarts play with the free kick.

61:37
 

Sean Morrison takes the free kick.

60:59
 

Wayne Bridge makes a clearance.

60:09
 

Troy Deeney gets a header at goal.

59:29
 

Free kick taken by Almen Abdi.

59:00
 

Lloyd Doyley takes the free kick.

58:21
Substitution
 

Diego Fabbrini joins the action as a substitute, replacing Santos Iriney.

57:57
 

Foul by Jobi McAnuff on Almen Abdi, free kick awarded.

56:24
 

Free kick taken by Santos Iriney.

54:25
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

53:42
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a shot.

51:34
 

Reece Brown restarts play with the free kick.

49:35
 

Jem Karacan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marco Faraoni.

48:04
 

Nick Blackman receives a caution.

46:44
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jobi McAnuff.

45:01
Substitution
 

Reece Brown comes on in place of Joel Ekstrand.

44:51
 

Sean Morrison takes the free kick.

44:32
 

Joel Ekstrand gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nick Blackman.

41:55
Goal
 

Jem Karacan grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Reading 2-0 Watford.

40:09
 

Jem Karacan takes a shot.

39:58
 

Free kick taken by Danny Guthrie.

38:26
 

Almen Abdi challenges Royston Drenthe unfairly and gives away a free kick.

36:46
 

Manuel Almunia takes the free kick.

36:38
 

Chris Gunter goes into the referee's book.

35:35
 

Royston Drenthe restarts play with the free kick.

35:15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Guthrie by Santos Iriney.

33:43
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the left by-line.

32:59
 

Fernando Forestieri has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

32:23
 

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line.

31:42
 

Joel Ekstrand manages to make a clearance.

30:41
 

Adam Le Fondre takes a shot.

30:07
 

Lewis McGugan has an effort at goal. Alex McCarthy safely holds on.

27:09
 

Corner taken by Almen Abdi from the left by-line.

26:06
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fernando Forestieri by Jem Karacan.

25:26
 

Joel Ekstrand fouled by Alex Pearce, the ref awards a free kick.

25:16
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball in from the free kick.

24:50
 

Marco Faraoni goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

22:51
 

Free kick taken by Danny Guthrie.

22:41
 

Almen Abdi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff.

21:08
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Almen Abdi.

20:24
 

Fernando Forestieri has an effort at goal. A parry by Alex McCarthy prevents the goal.

18:31
 

Free kick crossed by Royston Drenthe.

17:52
 

Almen Abdi challenges Danny Guthrie unfairly and gives away a free kick.

16:06
 

Free kick taken by Santos Iriney.

14:37
 

Corner taken by Royston Drenthe from the right by-line.

13:54
 

Nick Blackman takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.

13:11
 

Troy Deeney has an effort at goal.

9:30
 

Wayne Bridge restarts play with the free kick.

9:06
 

The referee penalises Troy Deeney for handball.

7:57
Goal
 

Adam Le Fondre grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Reading 1-0 Watford.

7:01
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball in from the free kick.

6:43
 

Foul by Marco Faraoni on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded.

3:49
 

Corner taken by Royston Drenthe.

:53
 

Royston Drenthe crosses the ball in from the free kick.

:40
 

Joel Ekstrand gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Royston Drenthe.

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2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
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6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
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10 Leeds 5 1 7

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