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  • Date:23 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Turf Moor
  • Long - pen (7) McAnuff (63)
    Antonio (84) Church (90)
    Church (90) Church (90)
Goal!

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92mins

Simon Church finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-4 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Brian Howard.

91mins

Unfair challenge on Zurab Khizanishvili by Chris Eagles results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

90mins

Simon Church takes a shot. Brian Jensen makes a save. The assistant referee flags for offside against Martin Paterson. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

89mins

Jack Cork takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

89mins

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

88mins

Martin Paterson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

85mins

A goal is scored by Michail Antonio from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Burnley 0-3 Reading.The assist for the goal came from Hal Robson-Kanu.

85mins

The referee shows Jack Cork a yellow card. Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Cork on Michail Antonio. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

84mins

Michail Antonio has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.

82mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Thompson. Free kick taken by Zurab Khizanishvili.

82mins

Michail Antonio comes on in place of Jay Tabb.

81mins

Shot from outside the penalty box by Ross Wallace goes wide right of the goal.

80mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace.

79mins

Corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line to the near post, save made by Adam Federici.

77mins

Foul by Shane Long on Tyrone Mears, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

76mins

Ross Wallace takes a shot.

74mins

Steven Thompson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jay Rodriguez. Martin Paterson replaces Chris Iwelumo. Simon Church comes on in place of Jem Karacan. Jack Cork fouled by Jobi McAnuff, the ref awards a free kick. Brian Jensen takes the direct free kick.

74mins

Jay Rodriguez leaves the field to be replaced by Steven Thompson. Martin Paterson replaces Chris Iwelumo. Jem Karacan goes off and Simon Church comes on. Jobi McAnuff concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Cork. Direct free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

73mins

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save by Brian Jensen.

72mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, Matt Mills has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the goal.

71mins

Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Blocked by Brian Jensen.

71mins

Shane Long takes a shot. Blocked by Brian Jensen.

69mins

Chris Eagles takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

68mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Shane Long. Brian Jensen takes the free kick.

67mins

Leon Cort is sent off by the referee for second bookable offence. Shane Long fouled by Leon Cort, the ref awards a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Ian Harte.

66mins

Jobi McAnuff goes into the referee's book. Jobi McAnuff challenges Jay Rodriguez unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Eagles takes the free kick.

65mins

Ross Wallace on for Dean Marney. Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Eagles on Brian Howard. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

64mins

Jobi McAnuff gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 0-2 Reading.

63mins

Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Andre Bikey results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.

62mins

Shane Long is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

61mins

Hal Robson-Kanu challenges Tyrone Mears unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Eagles takes the free kick.

59mins

Jobi McAnuff handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Tyrone Mears produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.

57mins

Effort from deep inside the area by Chris Eagles misses to the left of the goal.

55mins

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

54mins

Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Foul by Zurab Khizanishvili on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

52mins

Shane Long gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andre Bikey. Brian Jensen takes the free kick.

52mins

The assistant referee signals for offside against Jay Rodriguez. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Federici.

51mins

Chris Eagles has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

50mins

Effort on goal by Jay Rodriguez from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

49mins

Chris Iwelumo is caught offside. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

48mins

Foul by Shane Long on Daniel Fox, free kick awarded. Andre Bikey takes the direct free kick.

47mins

Shot from just outside the area by Chris Eagles misses to the left of the target.

47mins

Corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line, save made by Brian Jensen.

45mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Shane Long. Brian Jensen takes the free kick.

43mins

Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici. Corner from the left by-line taken by Daniel Fox, Close range headed effort by Leon Cort goes wide of the left-hand upright.

43mins

Shot by Jobi McAnuff. Save made by Brian Jensen.

40mins

Wade Elliott goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Wade Elliott on Jem Karacan. Direct free kick taken by Zurab Khizanishvili.

35mins

Ian Harte takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

34mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jem Karacan on Chris Eagles. Shot on goal comes in from Chris Eagles from the free kick, blocked by Ian Harte.

30mins

Chris Eagles gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan. Zurab Khizanishvili restarts play with the free kick.

28mins

Header from deep inside the area by Chris Iwelumo goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

28mins

Jem Karacan challenges Daniel Fox unfairly and gives away a free kick. Chris Eagles restarts play with the free kick.

27mins

Unfair challenge on Wade Elliott by Jem Karacan results in a free kick. Chris Eagles restarts play with the free kick.

25mins

Foul by Jack Cork on Jay Tabb, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.

23mins

Shane Long produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

20mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Shane Long on Leon Cort. Free kick taken by Brian Jensen.

19mins

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

18mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the left by-line.

16mins

The referee gives a free kick against Jay Rodriguez for handball. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

15mins

The referee blows for offside against Shane Long. Brian Jensen restarts play with the free kick.

13mins

Jobi McAnuff is penalised for a handball. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.

10mins

Daniel Fox challenges Jobi McAnuff unfairly and gives away a free kick. Brian Howard shoots direct from the free kick, save by Brian Jensen.

9mins

Andre Bikey gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jay Tabb. Free kick taken by Jay Tabb, The ball is swung over by Brian Howard, Andre Bikey makes a clearance.

7mins

The referee cautions Leon Cort for unsporting behaviour. Penalty scored by Shane Long. Burnley 0-1 Reading.Leon Cort concedes a Penalty for a foul on Shane Long.

5mins

Jay Tabb takes a shot. Andre Bikey gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Brian Howard, Daniel Fox makes a clearance.

2mins

Corner taken by Daniel Fox from the right by-line, Matt Mills manages to make a clearance.

The game kicks-off.

It is the end of the first-half.

The second half begins.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Fox return for Clarets Burnley boss Brian Laws could be boosted by the return of defender Danny Fox for the visit of Reading. The left-back missed Tuesday's 3-0 home win over Barnsley with a thigh strain and Brian Easton deputised with a fine performance. Yet Laws said: "We are hoping that Danny Fox is available for us. He has progressed really well. "We are certainly expecting him to be involved in the squad, which will be good news for everybody. Other than that it's the same as." Defender Clarke Carlisle serves the final game of a three-match ban and midfielder Chris McCann is a long-term injury absentee. Laws will be reluctant to change his team and admitted: "It gives me a little bit of a headache because we've got good players here and they all want to play." Reading boss Brian McDermott has no fresh injury concerns. McDermott saw his side lose their second successive game without scoring at Bristol City in midweek and may make changes as he looks to return to winning ways. Midfielder Brian Howard is pushing for a recall after coming on as a substitute at Ashton Gate. Left-back Chris Armstrong has been playing in the centre of midfield since returning from a knee operation but could stand down. Icelandic midfielder Brynjar Gunnarsson will again miss out through a hamstring injury but former Coventry midfielder Jay Tabb is available for selection after recovering from the foot injury which has restricted him to just 151 minutes of first team football for the Royals this season. Strikers Shane Long, Noel Hunt and Simon Church have contributed just two league goals between them so far and McDermott will be looking for more against the Clarets - who could have former Royal Andre Bikey in their side.

Formation:433Manager: Brian Laws

Burnley

Formation: 451Manager: Brian McDermott

Reading

  • Brian Jensen
  • Tyrone Mears
  • Leon Cort
  • Andre Bikey
  • Daniel Fox
  • Dean Marney
  • Jack Cork
  • Wade Elliott
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Chris Eagles
  • SUBS
  • Lee Grant
  • Graham Alexander
  • Michael Duff
  • Martin Paterson
  • Ross Wallace
  • Brian Easton
  • Steven Thompson

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Match Report

Burnley given Royals thrashing Burnley succumbed to their first home defeat of the season as Reading claimed an emphatic 4-0 victory in their npower Championship clash at Turf Moor. Shane Long put the Royals ahead from the penalty spot after Leon Cort, who was later sent off, brought him down. Jobi McAnuff's measured second-half effort, as well as goals from Michael Antonio and Simon Church ensured Reading claimed their first win away from home since a 2-1 victory at Leicester in August. Reading crowded the midfield during the early stages in an attempt to stifle the hosts. And as a result the Clarets were limited to a tame Chris Iwelumo header during the opening exchanges. Burnley goalkeeper Brian Jensen was forced to punch an inswinging Ian Harte cross to safety in the fifth minute and Andre Bikey did well to block Jay Tabb on the follow-up. But the visitors forged ahead a minute later when the isolated Long got the upper hand on Cort. The Clarets defender was clearly caught out for pace as Long wriggled his way goal-side. Cort's challenge had to be perfectly timed but was not, and there were few complaints as referee Nigel Miller pointed to the spot and brandished a yellow card. Long took the kick himself and, although Jensen guessed the right way, the ball found the bottom right-hand corner. Matthew Mills did just enough to distract Iwelumo in the 19th minute as he stretched to get on the end of Wade Elliott's testing cross. Long almost doubled the away side's advantage in the 23rd minute when the bounce of Mills' defensive clearance deceived Bikey. However, with the angle tightening and Bikey doing his best to make up the lost ground, Long could only ripple the sidenetting. The hosts saw penalty claims of their own waved away by Miller in 38th minute after Mills came across Iwelumo, who had charged on to a cleverly-weighted pass from Elliott. Jay Rodriguez's deflected shot forced Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici, who had already made his dive and had to adjust late, into a save at full stretch on the stroke of half-time. Hal Robson-Kanu wasted a glorious chance for the visitors with seven second-half minutes gone. McAnuff slid the ball through for the overlapping Royals winger who dragged his shot across the face of goal. The chances were coming thick and fast for Burnley, Chris Eagles seeing a curling effort from 25 yards beat away by Federici, while he should have hit the target with a volley which followed and failed miserably with a snap-shot after Mills' miscued clearance. Reading then left Burnley with a mountain to climb in the 64th minute when McAnuff tucked home from the edge of the box. Cort got his head to a Harte free-kick, but as it dropped on the edge of the box, McAnuff calmly side-footed beyond Jensen. Cort's second career red card then followed in the 67th minute after he clattered into Long. But for two superb stops from Jensen the scoreline could have been far worse for Burnley. The Dane repelled Long, who had gone through one-on-one, and then palmed McAnuff's more calculated strike wide of goal. Substitute Antonio used his first touch to roll the ball in from point-blank range after Long's pull-back four minutes from time. And Church belted home a fourth deep into stoppage-time to seal the win.

Form Guide

    DDWDDW
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Reading
  • LWWDLL

Last Meetings

  • Burnley
  • 1 - 0
  • Reading
  • 28/10/2008
  • Reading
  • 3 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 04/10/2008
  • Burnley
  • 0 - 3
  • Reading
  • 04/03/2006
  • Reading
  • 2 - 1
  • Burnley
  • 29/08/2005
  • Burnley
  • 0 - 0
  • Reading
  • 15/01/2005
  • Reading
  • 0 - 0
  • Burnley
  • 02/10/2004

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • C Iwelumo 8
  • J Rodriguez 3
  • C Eagles 2
  • C Carlisle 1
  • R Wallace 1
  • D Marney 1
  • AS Bikey 1

Reading

  • JB Kebe 4
  • I Harte 1
  • S Church 1
  • M Mills 1
  • A Pearce 1
  • J Karacan 1
  • H Robson-Kanu 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 21
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Reading

    • Total goals 25
    • Goals per game 14
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 81-90 mins

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