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  • Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 11 January 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium

Watford vs Reading


Team Lineups

Watford

1 Almunia
12 Doyley
4 Angella
6 Ekstrand
3 Bellerin
8 Merkel
10 McGugan
16 Murray
18 Pudil
9 Deeney
20 Fabbrini
Substitutes
7 Battocchio
11 Forestieri
17 Hall
19 Faraoni
23 Iriney
24 Woods
33 Nosworthy

Reading

21 McCarthy
2 Gunter
17 Gorkss
5 Pearce
12 McCleary
23 Williams
37 Obita
16 Akpan
11 McAnuff
7 Pogrebnyak
9 Le Fondre
Substitutes
1 Federici
3 Kelly
10 Drenthe
22 Blackman
24 Cummings
25 Taylor
35 Hector

Possession Stats

46%
54%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Watford

L D W W W W W D

Reading

D D D L L L L W
Head to Head
Reading
3-3
Watford 17-Aug-2013
Watford
1-2
Reading 14-Jan-2012
Reading
0-2
Watford 10-Sep-2011
Reading
1-1
Watford 19-Feb-2011
Watford
1-1
Reading 20-Nov-2010
Watford
3-0
Reading 24-Apr-2010


Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee brings the game to a close.

96:45 +6.45
 

Daniel Pudil is cautioned.

96:14 +6.14
 

Shot comes in from Lewis McGugan from the free kick. Alex McCarthy parries the effort to safety.

95:38 +5.38
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gabriele Angella by Nick Blackman.

94:50 +4.5
 

Joel Ekstrand manages to make a clearance.

93:40 +3.4
 

Unfair challenge on Nick Blackman by Alexander Merkel results in a free kick.

92:28 +2.28
 

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

91:31 +1.31
 

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan from the left by-line.

91:15 +1.15
 

Cristian Battocchio sends in a cross.

90:48 +0.48
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

89:35
 

Marco Faraoni makes a clearance.

88:25
 

Gabriele Angella manages to make a clearance.

87:27
 

Jake Taylor delivers the ball.

86:54
 

Alexander Merkel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak.

86:32
Substitution
 

Jake Taylor joins the action as a substitute, replacing Garath McCleary.

85:47
 

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.

85:29
 

Lewis McGugan delivers the ball.

84:27
Substitution
 

Shaun Cummings comes on in place of Jordan Obita.

81:29
 

Free kick taken by Alex McCarthy.

81:19
Substitution
 

Nick Blackman joins the action as a substitute, replacing Hope Akpan.

80:23
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Gunter on Fernando Forestieri.

79:38
 

Garath McCleary takes a shot. Joel Ekstrand gets a block in.

79:32
 

Header at goal by Alex Pearce misses left of the target.

79:28
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball in from the free kick.

78:40
 

Unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Lewis McGugan results in a free kick.

78:35
 

Jobi McAnuff crosses the ball.

77:37
Substitution
 

Marco Faraoni comes on in place of Lloyd Doyley.

77:15
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Lewis McGugan.

76:01
 

Shot by Fernando Forestieri. Alex McCarthy parries the ball away.

75:29
 

Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

75:04
 

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.

72:04
Substitution
 

Cristian Battocchio on for Sean Murray.

69:52
 

Alexander Merkel concedes a free kick for a foul on Adam Le Fondre.

69:08
 

Centre by Lewis McGugan.

66:53
 

Diego Fabbrini takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Chris Gunter gets a block in.

66:15
 

Clearance made by Daniel Pudil.

64:50
 

Manuel Almunia restarts play with the free kick.

64:26
 

Joel Ekstrand fouled by Adam Le Fondre, the ref awards a free kick.

63:57
 

Clearance made by Joel Ekstrand.

63:09
 

Clearance by Sean Murray.

62:13
 

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.

61:08
 

Clearance by Gabriele Angella.

59:51
 

Fernando Forestieri takes a brilliant shot and missed to the left of the target.

59:39
 

Gabriele Angella makes a clearance.

58:26
 

Foul by Gabriele Angella on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded.

57:51
 

Gabriele Angella takes the free kick.

57:25
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Diego Fabbrini by Jobi McAnuff.

56:45
 

Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

56:22
 

Corner taken by Lewis McGugan.

56:22
 

Kaspars Gorkss fouled by Troy Deeney, the ref awards a free kick.

54:49
 

Unfair challenge on Lewis McGugan by Hope Akpan results in a free kick.

54:20
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Blocked by Gabriele Angella.

54:05
Substitution
 

Hector Bellerin leaves the field to be replaced by Fernando Forestieri.

52:25
 

Hector Bellerin produces a cross.

50:53
 

Troy Deeney gets a header at goal. Alex McCarthy catches the ball.

50:27
 

Clearance by Gabriele Angella.

48:57
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jordan Obita.

48:30
 

Garath McCleary delivers the ball.

47:43
 

Joel Ekstrand makes a clearance.

46:19 +1.19
 

Daniel Pudil takes the free kick.

Half time
 

The referee calls an end to the first half.

46:16
 

Unfair challenge on Diego Fabbrini by Hope Akpan results in a free kick.

45:47 +0.47
 

Unfair challenge on Alexander Merkel by Pavel Pogrebnyak results in a free kick.

44:23
 

Alex Pearce makes a clearance.

43:36
 

The ball is delivered by Hector Bellerin.

42:56
 

Alex Pearce challenges Troy Deeney unfairly and gives away a free kick.

42:54
 

Clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

41:42
 

Caution for Alexander Merkel.

41:27
 

Alexander Merkel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak.

39:50
 

Chris Gunter crosses the ball.

39:38
 

Clearance made by Joel Ekstrand.

38:38
 

Joel Ekstrand fouled by Garath McCleary, the ref awards a free kick.

38:28
 

Jobi McAnuff makes a clearance.

37:30
 

Lewis McGugan crosses the ball.

36:19
 

Lewis McGugan takes the free kick.

35:56
 

Kaspars Gorkss challenges Diego Fabbrini unfairly and gives away a free kick.

35:42
 

Clearance made by Alex Pearce.

33:56
 

Daniel Williams concedes a free kick for a foul on Diego Fabbrini.

33:00
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Garath McCleary by Alexander Merkel.

32:14
 

Adam Le Fondre produces a cross.

30:20
 

Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.

29:29
 

Clearance by Lloyd Doyley.

29:02
 

Foul by Gabriele Angella on Pavel Pogrebnyak, free kick awarded.

28:23
 

Corner taken by Jordan Obita.

27:37
 

The ball is swung over by Jordan Obita.

26:00
 

Clearance by Gabriele Angella.

24:43
 

A cross is delivered by Daniel Pudil.

23:27
 

Diego Fabbrini concedes a free kick for a foul on Hope Akpan.

22:49
 

Free kick crossed by Jobi McAnuff.

22:20
 

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Hector Bellerin, the ref awards a free kick.

21:32
 

Clearance made by Kaspars Gorkss.

20:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Hope Akpan on Diego Fabbrini.

20:06
 

Shot by Troy Deeney. Kaspars Gorkss gets a block in.

19:51
 

Alexander Merkel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Le Fondre.

18:56
 

Hector Bellerin sends in a cross.

18:55
 

Clearance made by Alex Pearce.

16:43
 

Lewis McGugan has an effort direct from the free kick. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

16:27
Yellow card
 

Adam Le Fondre is shown a yellow card.

15:15
 

Hope Akpan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Diego Fabbrini.

15:01
 

Chris Gunter makes a clearance.

14:04
 

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot and missed to the left of the target.

12:07
 

Diego Fabbrini takes a shot. Chris Gunter gets a block in.

10:39
 

Shot by Pavel Pogrebnyak went wide right of the target.

8:08
 

Lewis McGugan takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the target.

6:23
 

Lloyd Doyley manages to make a clearance.

5:58
 

Daniel Williams manages to make a clearance.

5:55
 

Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance.

4:54
Goal
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jordan Obita. Kaspars Gorkss scores with a header. Watford 0-1 Reading.Assist on the goal came from Jordan Obita.

4:24
 

Shot by Jordan Obita. Blocked by Hector Bellerin.

4:08
 

Garath McCleary sends in a cross.

1:25
 

The referee blows for offside against Kaspars Gorkss.

:57
 

Adam Le Fondre fouled by Gabriele Angella, the ref awards a free kick.

:37
 

The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter.

:13
 

Garath McCleary produces a cross.

:10
 

Clearance by Joel Ekstrand.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table