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  • Date:12 Jan 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Madejski Stadium
  • Attendance:23,495
  • Kebe (81) Le Fondre - pen (87)
    Pogrebnyak (89)
  • Lukaku (18) Lukaku (68)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:05 +2.05

Jonas Olsson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

91:00 +1.00

Foul by Pavel Pogrebnyak on Jonas Olsson, free kick awarded. Chris Brunt takes the direct free kick.

90:08 +0.08

Pavel Pogrebnyak is cautioned.

89:20

Pavel Pogrebnyak scores a goal from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Reading 3-2 West Brom.Assist by Alex Pearce.

88:49

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Jerome Thomas. Ian Harte restarts play with the free kick.

86:30

Jonas Olsson gives away a Penalty for an unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe. Placed penalty scored by Adam Le Fondre. Reading 2-2 West Brom.Assist by Jimmy Kebe.

85:39

A cross is delivered by Ian Harte, Gareth McAuley makes a clearance.

84:52

The ball is swung over by Romelu Lukaku, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.

83:52

Danny Guthrie takes a shot. Save made by Ben Foster.

83:38

The ball is sent over by Garath McCleary.

83:05

Foul by Chris Brunt on Danny Guthrie, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian Harte.

82:43

A cross is delivered by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

82:03

Foul by Liam Ridgewell on Jimmy Kebe, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Chris Gunter.

81:09

Garath McCleary delivers the ball, Jimmy Kebe finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Reading 1-2 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from Garath McCleary.

79:43

Centre by Jimmy Kebe.

78:09

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, Graham Dorrans takes a shot. Blocked by Alex Pearce. Graham Dorrans leaves the field to be replaced by Markus Rosenberg.

77:49

Shot by Romelu Lukaku. Blocked by Alex Pearce.

77:40

A cross is delivered by Jerome Thomas, Alex Pearce manages to make a clearance.

76:30

James Morrison produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

75:53

Jimmy Kebe challenges Liam Ridgewell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ben Foster takes the free kick.

74:32

Shot by Danny Guthrie from 18 yards. Ben Foster makes a comfortable save.

74:14

The ball is swung over by Garath McCleary, Jimmy Kebe takes a shot. Jonas Olsson gets a block in.

73:37

The ball is swung over by Chris Gunter, clearance made by Billy Jones.

72:25

Chris Gunter fouled by Jerome Thomas, the ref awards a free kick. Alex Pearce takes the direct free kick.

68:44

Romelu Lukaku scores a goal from just outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Reading 0-2 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from James Morrison.

68:32

The ball is delivered by Garath McCleary, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

67:58

Romelu Lukaku takes a shot.

66:05

Ian Harte takes the inswinging corner, Alex Pearce challenges Jonas Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Foster.

65:40

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ian Harte, Ben Foster makes a save.

64:46

Adam Le Fondre joins the action as a substitute, replacing Jem Karacan. Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte to the near post, Romelu Lukaku manages to make a clearance.

64:34

The ball is swung over by Jimmy Kebe, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

62:39

Garath McCleary sends in a cross, Jonas Olsson manages to make a clearance.

62:01

George Thorne has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

60:51

A cross is delivered by Pavel Pogrebnyak, clearance by Gareth McAuley.

60:38

Jem Karacan sends in a cross.

58:05

The ball is crossed by Chris Gunter, save made by Ben Foster.

56:30

James Morrison sends in a cross, Romelu Lukaku produces a header from deep inside the area and strikes the post.

55:59

The ball is crossed by Garath McCleary, Chris Brunt manages to make a clearance.

54:50

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line played to the near post, George Thorne makes a clearance.

54:14

Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, Garath McCleary takes a shot. Blocked by Billy Jones.

52:52

Handball decision goes against Graham Dorrans. Ian Harte crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by George Thorne.

52:00

The ball is delivered by Chris Gunter, Liam Ridgewell manages to make a clearance.

48:57

Chris Brunt crosses the ball, clearance by Adrian Mariappa.

47:53

Romelu Lukaku is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Federici takes the free kick.

45:46

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Chris Brunt.

45:27 +0.27

George Thorne fouled by Filipe Daniel Carrico, the ref awards a free kick. Romelu Lukaku takes the free kick.

45:25

Romelu Lukaku takes a shot. Adrian Mariappa gets a block in.

45:01

Garath McCleary joins the action as a substitute, replacing Filipe Daniel Carrico.

43:39

Romelu Lukaku sends in a cross, Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

42:52

Unfair challenge on James Morrison by Filipe Daniel Carrico results in a free kick. Jonas Olsson takes the free kick.

41:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff by Billy Jones. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Danny Guthrie from left wing, save by Ben Foster.

38:22

Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, clearance made by Ian Harte.

38:15

Romelu Lukaku crosses the ball, Chris Gunter manages to make a clearance.

37:40

Chris Brunt crosses the ball, clearance by Ian Harte.

37:07

Outswinging corner taken by Chris Brunt from the left by-line, clearance made by Ian Harte.

35:57

Billy Jones gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jobi McAnuff. Booking for Billy Jones for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Danny Guthrie.

34:59

Foul by Chris Brunt on Jem Karacan, free kick awarded. Danny Guthrie takes the direct free kick.

33:10

Pavel Pogrebnyak challenges Jonas Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Foster.

31:43

Pavel Pogrebnyak is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Gareth McAuley restarts play with the free kick.

30:37

Chris Gunter sends in a cross, Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save by Ben Foster.

27:02

Danny Guthrie is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

25:16

Corner taken right-footed by Danny Guthrie, save by Ben Foster.

25:07

Jimmy Kebe delivers the ball.

20:11

The referee gives a free kick against Pavel Pogrebnyak for handball. Ben Foster takes the direct free kick.

18:37

The ball is sent over by James Morrison, Romelu Lukaku gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Reading 0-1 West Brom.The assist for the goal came from James Morrison.

17:05

The ball is swung over by George Thorne, James Morrison takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

16:26

Corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte from the right by-line, Liam Ridgewell makes a clearance.

16:00

Jobi McAnuff fouled by Billy Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Guthrie crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance made by Jonas Olsson.

15:12

The offside flag is raised against Romelu Lukaku. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

14:13

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Pavel Pogrebnyak by Gareth McAuley. Free kick crossed right-footed by Danny Guthrie from left channel, save by Ben Foster.

12:15

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Guthrie from the left by-line, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

12:01

The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, clearance made by Gareth McAuley.

10:18

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Gunter by Jerome Thomas. Free kick taken by Adam Federici.

7:52

The assistant referee signals for offside against Pavel Pogrebnyak. Ben Foster restarts play with the free kick.

7:17

Unfair challenge on Jimmy Kebe by Liam Ridgewell results in a free kick. Alex Pearce restarts play with the free kick.

6:10

The ball is delivered by Danny Guthrie, clearance by Jonas Olsson.

4:16

Chris Gunter crosses the ball.

2:41

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Danny Guthrie, George Thorne manages to make a clearance.

2:34

The ball is sent over by Jimmy Kebe, Jonas Olsson makes a clearance.

2:01

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jonas Olsson on Pavel Pogrebnyak. Alex Pearce takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Duo in line for debuts New Reading signings Daniel Carrico and Hope Akpan are set to make their debut in the Barclays Premier League clash with West Brom. Jason Roberts continues to be troubled by his hip problem, while Hal Robson-Kanu is a doubt with a knee injury. Mikele Leigertwood could also miss out with an unspecified knock. Alex McCarthy is making encouraging progress following shoulder surgery and should return before the end of the season. Carrico's first act upon hearing of Reading's interest was to use the internet to find out the location of the city - and was pleased to learn of its proximity to Heathrow. Former Portugal Under-21 midfielder Carrico signed for #650,000 on New Year's Day after falling out of at Sporting Lisbon, where he had progressed through the same academy that produced Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani, and was eager to listen to offers from England. When Reading came calling he wasted little time in agreeing to the transfer, but only having done some research on his destination. "One month ago my agent told me of Reading's interest and I was really glad to know," he said. "Obviously I wanted to move as soon as possible because I wanted to play in the Premier League. "When I knew Reading were interested I looked on the internet about the city and the club. "I had to see where Reading is and the first thing I noticed was that it's close to London and Heathrow, which was another point that made me feel good. "Now I'm beginning to get to know the area. Reading town centre is small but nice. "I like the atmosphere and I've found a nice house close to the training ground." Reading manager Brian McDermott believes he has made an important signing. "Daniel was captain of Sporting Lisbon and they're a massive club so he's not fazed by anything. He likes to get on the ball and pass it. He can play centre half as well," he said. West Brom are challenging for a European spot but manager Steve Clarke will not contemplate such targets until the 40-point safety mark has been achieved. Clarke said: "Albion want to be challenging in the top half of the table more often than not. "Albion have built well over the last two or three years and we are in a strong position just now. "Rather than us thinking about the fact we are playing teams down the bottom of the league, it's more for us to try and keep our noses in front of the teams that are trying to catch us up. "Is Europe a possibility? Yes, I think I should make Europe at the end of the season for a holiday! "Listen, we just keep working and working. The first target was 40 points. We haven't reached that yet. "Maybe when we reach 40 points, I'll answer questions on Europe." Clarke wants Albion to recapture the fluency that was the trademark of their performances during the early part of the campaign. He said: "I think the month of December was a little bit up and down. We had good and bad spells. "I think it is important we try and get back to a similar rhythm to what we had earlier in the season. I think we've lost that. We are not quite as fluent as we were. "But we've shown in games in December, like against West Ham, Norwich and QPR, that we can go and dig out results without playing particularly well."

Formation:451Manager: Brian McDermott

Reading

Formation: 4231Manager: Steve Clarke

West Brom

  • Adam Federici
  • Chris Gunter
  • Adrian Mariappa
  • Alex Pearce
  • Ian Harte
  • Jimmy Kebe
  • Jem Karacan
  • Filipe Daniel Carrico
  • Danny Guthrie
  • Jobi McAnuff
  • Pavel Pogrebnyak
  • SUBS
  • Stuart Taylor
  • Adam Le Fondre
  • Noel Hunt
  • Garath McCleary
  • Sean Morrison
  • Shaun Cummings
  • Hope Akpan

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Match Report

Form Guide

    LLLDWL
  • Reading
  • VS
  • West Brom
  • LDWWLL

Last Meetings

  • West Brom
  • 1 - 0
  • Reading
  • 22/09/2012

Top Scorers

Reading

  • P Pogrebnyak 4
  • A Le Fondre 3
  • H Robson-Kanu 3
  • N Hunt 2
  • JB Kebe 2
  • S Morrison 2
  • M Leigertwood 1
  • K Gorkss 1
  • D Guthrie 1
  • G McCleary 1

West Brom

  • R Lukaku 6
  • S Long 5
  • Z Gera 4
  • PO Odemwingie 3
  • J Morrison 3
  • G McAuley 1
  • M Fortune 1
  • C Brunt 1
  • Y Mulumbu 1

Goals

Reading

    • Total goals 63
    • Goals per game 23
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 9 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

West Brom

    • Total goals 69
    • Goals per game 29
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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