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  • Date:27 Sep 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Ashton Gate
  • Attendance:12,018
  • Adomah (22) Pitman (58)
  • McAnuff (71) Le Fondre (74)
    Manset (90)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Goal scored by Mathieu Manset from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-3 Reading.Assist by Jobi McAnuff.

92mins

Mathieu Manset takes a long range shot clearing the crossbar.

89mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joseph Mills. Jamal Campbell-Ryce goes into the book. Kaspars Gorkss takes the direct free kick.

86mins

Noel Hunt goes off and Mathieu Manset comes on. (Bristol City) makes a substitution, with Ryan Taylor coming on for Albert Adomah.

86mins

Mikele Leigertwood goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

85mins

Jobi McAnuff produces a cross.

83mins

Adam Le Fondre is ruled offside. David James restarts play with the free kick.

82mins

Joseph Mills gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brett Pitman. Free kick crossed by Neil Kilkenny, comfortable save by Adam Federici.

81mins

Outswinging corner taken by Jobi McAnuff from the right by-line, save by David James.

80mins

Hal Robson-Kanu is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Neil Kilkenny.

78mins

Marvin Elliott is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Alex Pearce.

77mins

Alex Pearce concedes a free kick for a foul on Nicky Maynard. Neil Kilkenny takes the free kick.

75mins

Hal Robson-Kanu takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by David James. Adam Le Fondre scores a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-2 Reading.Assist by Hal Robson-Kanu.

72mins

Jobi McAnuff gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-1 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Jay Tabb.

71mins

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Pearce by Marvin Elliott. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

70mins

The ball is delivered by Noel Hunt, save made by David James.

68mins

Brett Pitman takes a inswinging corner to the near post, save made by Adam Federici.

65mins

Albert Adomah takes a shot. Adam Federici makes a save. Outswinging corner taken by Neil Kilkenny from the right by-line, Brett Pitman takes a shot. Hal Robson-Kanu comes on in place of Simon Church.

64mins

Shot by Albert Adomah from 25 yards. Save made by Adam Federici. Corner taken by Brett Pitman played to the near post, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance.

63mins

Shot by Ryan McGivern. Save by Adam Federici. Brett Pitman decides to take the corner short.

61mins

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Marvin Elliott, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

61mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce crosses the ball, Brett Pitman takes a shot. Comfortable save by Adam Federici.

59mins

Albert Adomah crosses the ball. A goal is scored by Brett Pitman from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Bristol City 2-0 Reading.Albert Adomah provided the assist for the goal.

59mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce produces a cross, Alex Pearce makes a clearance.

57mins

Noel Hunt crosses the ball, clearance made by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

56mins

Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball, Headed effort from the edge of the area by Adam Le Fondre goes wide of the right-hand upright.

53mins

Joseph Mills takes the inswinging corner, Simon Church takes a shot. Clearance made by Ryan McGivern. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Marvin Elliott makes a clearance.

52mins

Nicky Maynard produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

49mins

The ball is crossed by Adam Le Fondre.

48mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce produces a drilled right-footed shot from 30 yards. Adam Federici makes a brilliant save.

47mins

Simon Church is flagged offside by the assistant referee. David James takes the indirect free kick.

46mins

Noel Hunt crosses the ball, Louis Carey makes a clearance.

46mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Church by James Wilson. Direct free kick taken by Joseph Mills.

44mins

Mikele Leigertwood challenges Brett Pitman unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ryan McGivern takes the direct free kick.

42mins

Jay Tabb gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neil Kilkenny. Free kick taken by James Wilson.

40mins

The ball is sent over by Noel Hunt, Louis Carey makes a clearance.

39mins

Jamal Campbell-Ryce takes a shot. Blocked by Kaspars Gorkss.

36mins

Nicky Maynard takes a shot. Brett Pitman is caught offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

33mins

Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan McGivern. Jobi McAnuff is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. David James restarts play with the free kick.

31mins

Centre by Albert Adomah, Kaspars Gorkss manages to make a clearance. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Neil Kilkenny, Jobi McAnuff manages to make a clearance. Nicky Maynard is ruled offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

29mins

Brett Pitman concedes a free kick for a foul on Shaun Cummings. Brett Pitman is booked. Free kick crossed by Joseph Mills, clearance made by Ryan McGivern. Ryan McGivern fouled by Kaspars Gorkss, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David James.

28mins

Nicky Maynard is caught offside. Joseph Mills takes the free kick.

25mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kaspars Gorkss on Brett Pitman. Kaspars Gorkss booked. Brett Pitman fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

25mins

Shot by Adam Le Fondre. Comfortable save by David James.

23mins

Albert Adomah finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area high into the middle of the goal. Bristol City 1-0 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Brett Pitman.

22mins

Mikele Leigertwood produces a right-footed shot from 35 yards and missed to the left of the net.

20mins

The ball is crossed by Adam Le Fondre.

19mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Joseph Mills by Albert Adomah. Adam Federici takes the direct free kick.

18mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mikele Leigertwood by Marvin Elliott. Alex Pearce takes the free kick.

18mins

The referee blows for offside against Adam Le Fondre. Indirect free kick taken by David James.

17mins

Shaun Cummings challenges Jamal Campbell-Ryce unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

16mins

Jay Tabb challenges Louis Carey unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Kilkenny crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Joseph Mills makes a clearance.

13mins

Unfair challenge on Noel Hunt by Ryan McGivern results in a free kick. Noel Hunt crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Lewin Nyatanga manages to make a clearance.

10mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Brett Pitman by Noel Hunt. Neil Kilkenny restarts play with the free kick.

9mins

The ball is delivered by Shaun Cummings, comfortable save by David James.

8mins

Adam Le Fondre is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by David James.

7mins

The ball is delivered by Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

5mins

The ball is crossed by Shaun Cummings, clearance by Lewin Nyatanga.

2mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Albert Adomah. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

2mins

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Louis Carey, the ref awards a free kick. Caution for Louis Carey. Free kick crossed right-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Marvin Elliott makes a clearance.

Match Preview

Pitman set for start After scoring Bristol City's first goal at home this season, Keith Millen could hand Brett Pitman a start when the Robins face Reading on Tuesday. Pitman came off the bench to score a 79th-minute equaliser for City against Hull and could be rewarded with a place in the starting line-up in the clash with the Royals. The striker is battling with Jon Stead, Nicky Maynard and Ryan Taylor for one of two berths up front. Otherwise, Millen is likely to stick with the team which earned a point at the weekend. The Robins are still without defenders Jamie McAllister and Liam Fontaine. Both players are recovering from ankle injuries, with McAllister not expected back any time soon and Fontaine closing in on an October return. Reading are unlikely to be able to call on winger Jimmy Kebe. Kebe limped out of the Royals' 2-0 win over Doncaster, did not train with the side towards the end of last week and was not included in the matchday squad that drew 1-1 with Coventry on Saturday. And the Malian is once again a doubt for the away day at Ashton Gate. However, recent signing Cedric Baseya may find himself in with a chance of a debut appearance for Reading after acclimatising to his new surroundings. Meanwhile, the Berkshire outfit have allowed midfielder Brian Howard to join Millwall on a three-month loan deal. The former Barnsley man wants first-team football.

Formation:442Manager: Keith Millen

Bristol City

Formation: 442Manager: Brian McDermott

Reading

  • David James
  • Louis Carey
  • James Wilson
  • Lewin Nyatanga
  • Ryan McGivern
  • Albert Adomah
  • Marvin Elliott
  • Neil Kilkenny
  • Jamal Campbell-Ryce
  • Nicky Maynard
  • Brett Pitman
  • SUBS
  • Dean Gerken
  • Jordan Spence
  • Jon Stead
  • Ryan Taylor
  • Yannick Bolasie

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Match Report

Royals rock Robins Reading staged a remarkable late comeback to post a 3-2 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate. Mathieu Manset scored the winner in the fourth minute of second-half injury time, after Jobi McAnuff and Adam Le Fondre had both found the net for the visitors in the final quarter to lay the foundations for an astonishing victory. Albert Adomah and Brett Pitman had put the home side two goals to the good after an hour, but the visitors had a lifeline with 17 minutes left through McAnuff. Two minutes later Le Fondre levelled from close range and a pulsating contest was won with 60 seconds of adding time remaining by Manset's cheeky flick. Adomah had the ball in the back of the net after three minutes, racing clear of a static Reading backline to slip beneath the onrushing Adam Federici, but the Ghanaian's celebrations were cut short by a hugely debatable offside flag. But, that aside, the opening 15 minutes lacked culture or quality. That was until Adomah sprung Reading's lethargic offside trap once again on 23 minutes. The winger latched on to Brett Pitman's through ball, outsprinted Joseph Mills and beat Federici with a slightly deflected effort. David James prevented the visitors from immediately finding their way back into the match less than a minute later, saving smartly low to his left from Le Fondre's 15-yard volley. Another tetchy period followed, before Maynard had a glorious chance to double the hosts' lead on 36 minutes but the forward could only hit the woodwork from 12 yards out, to leave the Robins leading by a single goal at the interval. Seven minutes after the break, City had another glorious chance to put daylight between themselves and their guests. A long ball was nodded by Reading defender James Pearce into the path of Maynard, who skipped past Federici but could not collect the ball with the goal gaping. The Royals cantered down the other end of the pitch and Simon Church saw his header cleared off the line by Ryan McGivern, as the visitors began to find their feet. But out of nowhere find themselves further behind. Neil Kilkenny's aimless lob forward seemed to be easy for Shaun Cummings to mop up, but he was outpaced by Adomah down the left who cut back for an unmarked Pitman to slot home. Suddenly City were rampant. Pitman nodded straight at Federici, the Aussie goalkeeper produced top drawer saves to keep out McGivern and Adomah and Pitman struck the bar with a tremendous strike from the edge of the area. It was one-way traffic. Reading reversed the flow on 73 minutes, when McAnuff fired home from 12 yards after James spilled Jay Tabb's cross. And they turned the game on its head two minutes later, when James parried Hal Robson-Kanu's effort and Le Fondre followed up to tap home. Neither side settled for a point, however, and Manset popped up with seconds remaining to tap a sneaky effort past the despairing James from McAnuff's centre to claim all three for the Royals.

Form Guide

    LLWDDL
  • Bristol City
  • VS
  • Reading
  • DWLLLL

Last Meetings

  • Reading
  • 4 - 1
  • Bristol City
  • 26/12/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 0
  • Reading
  • 19/10/2010
  • Reading
  • 2 - 0
  • Bristol City
  • 13/03/2010
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 1
  • Reading
  • 19/12/2009
  • Reading
  • 0 - 2
  • Bristol City
  • 21/02/2009
  • Bristol City
  • 1 - 4
  • Reading
  • 01/11/2008

Top Scorers

Bristol City

  • N Maynard 3
  • A Adomah 1

Reading

  • M Manset 2
  • N Hunt 1
  • H Robson-Kanu 1

Goals

Bristol City

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 4
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins

Reading

    • Total goals 14
    • Goals per game 5
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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