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24:17 Booking
Jem Karacan goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

Final Result


The final whistle goes and the game is over.

Full Time

90+2
Simon Church takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.

89:51
The referee blows for offside against Marvin Emnes. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

89:11
Simon Church takes a shot. Save by Brad Jones.

88:42
David Wheater concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Howard. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ryan Bertrand, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.

87:02 Substitution
Leroy Lita goes off and Marvin Emnes comes on.

86:33
Unfair challenge on Tony McMahon by Jobi McAnuff results in a free kick. Brad Jones restarts play with the free kick.

85:53
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeremie Aliadiere on Darren O'Dea. Darren O'Dea takes the free kick.

85:17
Jobi McAnuff takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.

Correction - 81:15
Shaun Cummings takes a shot. David Wheater gets a block in.

83:17
Shaun Cummings takes a shot. David Wheater gets a block in.

82:44
Brian Howard is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Brad Jones.

81:14
The assistant referee signals for offside against Leroy Lita. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

80:38
Jeremie Aliadiere takes a shot. Ivar Ingimarsson gets a block in.

80:11
Jeremie Aliadiere takes a shot. Blocked by Darren O'Dea.

77:16
Simon Church gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Wheater. Free kick taken by Sean St. Ledger.

75:20
Brian Howard gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony McMahon. Brad Jones takes the direct free kick.

Correction - 74:06
Joe Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Gylfi Sigurdsson. Free kick crossed right-footed by Gylfi Sigurdsson, save by Brad Jones.

74:06
Joe Bennett concedes a free kick for a foul on Gylfi Sigurdsson. Direct free kick taken by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

73:40
A cross is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by David Wheater.

72:24
Jobi McAnuff sends in a cross, Joe Bennett manages to make a clearance.

70:19
Adam Johnson is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ryan Bertrand.

69:52 Substitution
Julio Arca comes on in place of Mark Yeates.

Correction - 69:17
Jeremie Aliadiere takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

69:17
Jeremie Aliadiere takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.

68:17
Corner taken by Jeremie Aliadiere.

68:09
The ball is crossed by Rhys Williams, blocked by Ryan Bertrand.

Correction - 66:18
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jobi McAnuff, Adam Johnson manages to make a clearance.

66:18
Corner from the right by-line taken by Brian Howard, clearance by Adam Johnson.

65:58
Gylfi Sigurdsson fouled by Adam Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Shaun Cummings.

64:41
Foul by Adam Johnson on Jobi McAnuff, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brian Howard.

63:43
The ball is sent over by Noel Hunt, Mark Yeates manages to make a clearance.

62:47
Foul by Mark Yeates on Ryan Bertrand, free kick awarded. Gylfi Sigurdsson restarts play with the free kick.

62:17
The ball is sent over by Shaun Cummings.

62:07
The ball is sent over by Noel Hunt, blocked by Sean St. Ledger.

58:31
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Gylfi Sigurdsson.

58:27
Noel Hunt sends in a cross, blocked by David Wheater.

Correction - 56:39 Substitution
Leroy Lita is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Adam Federici takes the indirect free kick. Gylfi Sigurdsson replaces Brynjar Gunnarsson.

56:39
The assistant referee flags for offside against Leroy Lita. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

55:53
Brian Howard takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.

54:26 GOAL - Leroy Lita
Reading 0 - Middlesbrough 2
Leroy Lita finds the net with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 0-2 Middlesbrough.

53:05
Mark Yeates crosses the ball, Adam Federici makes a save.

50:52
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Bertrand.

50:17
Foul by David Wheater on Simon Church, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brynjar Gunnarsson.

49:14
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson, Darren O'Dea makes a clearance.

46:36
Tony McMahon delivers the ball, save by Adam Federici.


The referee gets the second half started.

45:01 Substitution
Jimmy Kebe leaves the field to be replaced by Noel Hunt.


The first half comes to an end.

Half Time

45+2
Jem Karacan takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

45+1
Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Sean St. Ledger gets a block in.

45+1
Jem Karacan delivers the ball.

44:44
Sean St. Ledger fouled by Brian Howard, the ref awards a free kick. Brad Jones takes the free kick.

43:44
Adam Johnson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jem Karacan. Ryan Bertrand takes the direct free kick.

42:29
Gary O'Neil fouled by Simon Church, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Joe Bennett, Darren O'Dea makes a clearance.

40:28
Brian Howard sends in a cross, Effort on goal by Simon Church from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.

39:59
The ball is swung over by Ryan Bertrand, Sean St. Ledger makes a clearance.

38:46
Jimmy Kebe produces a cross, save by Brad Jones.

38:03
Outswinging corner taken by Brian Howard from the right by-line, Close range headed effort by Ivar Ingimarsson clears the crossbar.

Correction - 37:06
Jem Karacan takes a shot. Blocked by David Wheater.

37:06
Jem Karacan takes a shot. Blocked by David Wheater.

35:18
Unfair challenge on Jem Karacan by Leroy Lita results in a free kick. Free kick crossed by Jimmy Kebe.

34:15
Leroy Lita gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Darren O'Dea. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.

32:35
A cross is delivered by Shaun Cummings, Header by Brian Howard from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.

31:20
Simon Church takes a shot. Blocked by Tony McMahon.

29:46
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Mark Yeates.

29:31
Adam Johnson takes a shot. Blocked by Darren O'Dea.

28:43
The ball is swung over by Jobi McAnuff.

27:11
Effort on goal by Leroy Lita from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.

26:45
The ball is crossed by Jobi McAnuff, clearance made by Sean St. Ledger.

26:09
Corner from right by-line taken by Brian Howard.

25:06
The official flags Jimmy Kebe offside. Free kick taken by Brad Jones.

Correction - 11:27 GOAL - Sean St. Ledger
Reading 0 - Middlesbrough 1
Corner taken left-footed by Adam Johnson, Sean St. Ledger finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close range. Reading 0-1 Middlesbrough.Assist on the goal came from Adam Johnson.

23:46
The ball is swung over by Jobi McAnuff, Close range headed effort by Jimmy Kebe misses to the right of the target.

23:04
Rhys Williams produces a cross, clearance by Ivar Ingimarsson.

21:10
Foul by Jem Karacan on Mark Yeates, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Brad Jones.

18:02
Leroy Lita takes a shot. Save made by Adam Federici.

17:31
Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.

Correction - 15:07
Effort on goal by Brian Howard from just inside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the target.

15:07
Shot by Brian Howard from just outside the area goes over the net.

Correction - 11:27 GOAL - Sean St. Ledger
Reading 0 - Middlesbrough 1
Corner taken by Adam Johnson, Sean St. Ledger finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Reading 0-1 Middlesbrough.Assist by Adam Johnson.

11:27 GOAL - Rhys Williams
Reading 0 - Middlesbrough 1
Adam Johnson takes the inswinging corner, Rhys Williams scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Reading 0-1 Middlesbrough.

9:29
Adam Johnson produces a cross.

9:15
Leroy Lita takes a shot. Ivar Ingimarsson gets a block in.

7:16
Jobi McAnuff gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joe Bennett. Direct free kick taken by Brad Jones.

6:20
Jem Karacan sends in a cross.

5:49
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Bertrand.

4:12
Mark Yeates sends in a cross.

Correction - 2:43
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Jobi McAnuff from the left by-line.

3:05
Jem Karacan takes a shot. Save made by Brad Jones.

2:43
Outswinging corner taken by Mark Yeates from the left by-line.


The match gets underway.




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MATCH STATS: AT A GLANCE

POSSESSION

45% 55%
Reading Middlesbrough

Reading

  • 01 Federici
  • 35 Cummings
  • 16 Ingimarsson
  • 48 O'Dea
  • 24 Bertrand
  • 06 Gunnarsson (58 Sigurdsson )
  • 20 Karacan yellow card
  • 14 Kebe (46 N Hunt )
  • 11 McAnuff
  • 34 Howard
  • 18 Church

Substitutes

  • 21 Hamer,
  • 04 Cisse,
  • 05 Mills,
  • 08 Matejovsky,
  • 10 N Hunt,
  • 25 Sigurdsson,
  • 26 Pearce

Middlesbrough

  • 01 Jones
  • 29 McMahon
  • 12 St. Ledger
  • 31 Wheater
  • 27 Bennett
  • 07 Yeates (70 Arca )
  • 16 O'Neil
  • 25 Williams
  • 18 Johnson
  • 09 Lita (88 Emnes )
  • 10 Aliadiere

Substitutes

  • 21 Coyne,
  • 02 Hoyte,
  • 08 Digard,
  • 11 Emnes,
  • 23 Grounds,
  • 24 Hines,
  • 20 Arca

Ref: Neil Swarbrick
Att: 17638


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