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  • Date:15 Sep 2013
  • Kick-off:13:15
  • Venue:Madejski Stadium
  • Attendance:18,306
Goal!

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93:36 +3.36

Alex Pearce concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Ward.

The referee blows for the end of the match.

92:40 +2.40

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

91:29 +1.29

A cross is delivered by Will Buckley.

88:20

The ball is delivered by Inigo Calderon.

88:20

Shot by Ashley Barnes went wide of the left-hand post.

87:34

Header at goal by Nick Blackman misses left of the target.

87:29

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter.

86:17

Clearance by Gordon Greer.

85:14

Nick Blackman is brought on as a substitute for Jem Karacan.

84:35

Will Buckley takes a shot. Sean Morrison gets a block in.

84:23

Danny Guthrie makes a clearance.

83:02

Daniel Williams fouled by Andrew Crofts, the ref awards a free kick.

82:59

The ball is swung over by Andrew Crofts.

82:01

Danny Guthrie crosses the ball.

81:16

Hal Robson-Kanu crosses the ball.

80:25

Kazenga LuaLua leaves the field to be replaced by Will Buckley.

78:23

Shot by Alex Pearce. Tomasz Kuszczak makes a block.

78:09

Hal Robson-Kanu produces a cross.

77:14

Shot by Ashley Barnes. Alex McCarthy blocks the ball.

76:52

Keith Andrews makes a clearance.

75:34

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean Morrison by Ashley Barnes.

74:42

Alex McCarthy takes the free kick.

73:46

The ball is sent over by Jem Karacan.

73:24

Daniel Williams has an effort at goal. Tomasz Kuszczak safely holds on.

70:46

Wayne Bridge sends in a cross.

70:05

Shot by Inigo Calderon went over.

70:02

Free kick crossed by Jake Caskey.

69:12

Kazenga LuaLua fouled by Danny Guthrie, the ref awards a free kick.

66:59

Header by Daniel Williams goes to the left of the goal.

66:43

Free kick taken by Sean Morrison.

65:59

Clearance made by Ashley Barnes.

65:28

Kazenga LuaLua manages to make a clearance.

63:41

Corner from the left by-line taken by Jake Caskey.

63:10

Andrew Crofts produces a cross.

62:57

Stephen Ward sends in a cross.

61:40

Foul by Kazenga LuaLua on Chris Gunter, free kick awarded.

61:13

Corner from the right by-line taken by Jake Caskey.

60:40

Inigo Calderon takes a shot. Alex McCarthy parries the ball away.

60:11

Ashley Barnes takes a shot. Alex McCarthy parries the ball away.

59:09

David Lopez leaves the field to be replaced by Ashley Barnes.

58:33

Shot by Jem Karacan went harmlessly over the bar.

56:46

Header by Inigo Calderon goes to the left of the goal.

56:45

Corner taken by Kazenga LuaLua.

55:26

Unfair challenge on Jake Caskey by Hal Robson-Kanu results in a free kick.

53:49

Clearance by Matthew Upson.

50:01

Kazenga LuaLua handles the ball and concedes a free kick.

48:45

Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

47:59

Clearance by Andrew Crofts.

47:51

The ball is crossed by Wayne Bridge.

The referee starts the second half.

47:48 +2.48

Gordon Greer gets a header at goal. Alex McCarthy blocks the ball.

The match has reached half-time.

47:42 +2.42

The ball is crossed by David Lopez.

46:59 +1.59

David Lopez produces a cross.

45:47 +0.47

Free kick crossed by Danny Guthrie.

45:31

Jem Karacan takes a shot and missed to the right of the goal.

45:11 +0.11

Unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Inigo Calderon results in a free kick.

45:08

Stephen Ward makes a clearance.

45:01

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

45:01

Stephen Kelly goes off and Wayne Bridge comes on.

43:49

Kazenga LuaLua has an effort at goal. Alex McCarthy safely holds on.

43:30

The ball is delivered by Keith Andrews.

41:40

Shot by Jake Caskey missed to the left of goal.

39:21

Clearance made by Inigo Calderon.

39:17

Free kick taken by Alex Pearce.

36:52

David Lopez sends in a cross.

35:27

Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

35:07

The official flags Gordon Greer offside.

34:31

Stephen Ward fouled by Royston Drenthe, the ref awards a free kick.

34:18

The ball is delivered by Andrew Crofts.

33:06

Kazenga LuaLua goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

32:13

Free kick taken by Gordon Greer.

29:19

Royston Drenthe receives a caution for dissent.

28:54

Free kick awarded for a foul by Alex Pearce on Jose Ulloa.

27:30

Sean Morrison makes a clearance.

27:24

Jake Caskey decides to take a short corner.

26:32

Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

26:06

Matthew Upson makes a clearance.

23:44

Stephen Ward makes a clearance.

23:17

Header by Andrew Crofts misses right.

22:55

Shot by Jake Caskey. Blocked by Sean Morrison.

22:20

Jake Caskey takes the free kick.

21:41

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kazenga LuaLua by Pavel Pogrebnyak.

20:14

Keith Andrews gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak.

18:50

Alex McCarthy restarts play with the free kick.

18:31

David Lopez crosses the ball in from the free kick.

17:50

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jose Ulloa by Alex Pearce.

14:44

Royston Drenthe has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Tomasz Kuszczak parries the effort to safety.

14:34

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Ward on Royston Drenthe.

12:34

Foul by Stephen Kelly on Jose Ulloa, free kick awarded.

12:26

Gordon Greer makes a clearance.

10:49

Foul by Royston Drenthe on Stephen Ward, free kick awarded.

10:03

Clearance made by Inigo Calderon.

8:55

Clearance by Sean Morrison.

6:28

Kazenga LuaLua gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Royston Drenthe.

5:51

The ball is crossed by Stephen Kelly.

4:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Williams by Keith Andrews.

3:56

David Lopez crosses the ball in from the free kick.

3:27

Adam Le Fondre challenges Inigo Calderon unfairly and gives away a free kick.

1:07

Stephen Ward takes the free kick.

0:51

Unfair challenge on Jake Caskey by Jem Karacan results in a free kick.

The referee gets the game started.

Match Preview

Bridge back for Royals Wayne Bridge returns to the Reading squad for Sunday's visit of his former club Brighton. The ex-England left-back missed the 1-0 win at Yeovil a fortnight ago with a knee injury but resumed training on Wednesday. Midfielder Mikele Leigertwood (ankle) and striker Jason Roberts (hip) were also back on the training field this week after long-term injuries but are still some way from returning to the first team. Full-back Stephen Kelly is available again after missing out at Yeovil to attend the birth of his son, while Jobi McAnuff, Shaun Cummings, Garath McCleary, Chris Gunter, Hal Robson-Kanu and Kaspars Gorkss will be checked over having been on international duty this week. Winger Craig Conway comes into contention for his Brighton debut having arrived on a three-month loan deal from Cardiff. Right-back Bruno returns to the Seagulls' squad for the clash having recovered from a hamstring injury suffered at Leeds on the opening day of the season. Andrea Orlandi (knee) and Keith Andrews (hamstring) are also back to fitness having been restricted to substitute appearances against Millwall a fortnight ago but fellow midfielder Liam Bridcutt (hernia) is unlikely to be risked. Strikers Ashley Barnes (hip), Craig Mackail-Smith (Achilles) and Will Hoskins (knee) remain on the sidelines.

Formation:433Manager: Nigel Adkins

Reading

Formation: 433Manager: Oscar Garcia

Brighton

  • Alex McCarthy
  • Chris Gunter
  • Sean Morrison
  • Alex Pearce
  • Stephen Kelly
  • Danny Guthrie
  • Jem Karacan
  • Daniel Williams
  • Royston Drenthe
  • Pavel Pogrebnyak
  • Adam Le Fondre
  • SUBS
  • Adam Federici
  • Jobi McAnuff
  • Hope Akpan
  • Kaspars Gorkss
  • Wayne Bridge
  • Hal Robson-Kanu
  • Nick Blackman

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WDDLW
  • Reading
  • VS
  • Brighton
  • LLWWD

Last Meetings

  • Brighton
  • 0 - 1
  • Reading
  • 10/04/2012
  • Reading
  • 3 - 0
  • Brighton
  • 26/12/2011
  • Reading
  • 5 - 1
  • Brighton
  • 10/12/2005
  • Brighton
  • 0 - 2
  • Reading
  • 09/08/2005
  • Brighton
  • 0 - 1
  • Reading
  • 21/03/2005
  • Reading
  • 3 - 2
  • Brighton
  • 07/08/2004

Top Scorers

Reading

  • A Le Fondre 2
  • J Karacan 2
  • D Guthrie 1

Brighton

  • JL Ulloa 4
  • A Crofts 2

Goals

Reading

    • Total goals 13
    • Goals per game 7
  • 1 (For) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 51-60 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Brighton

    • Total goals 12
    • Goals per game 6
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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