• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Tue 04 April 2017
  • Kick-off: 20:00
  • Venue: Madejski Stadium

Reading

Reading

Kermorgant 13"

Kermorgant 28"

McCleary 77"

3 - 1

Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers

Bennett 76"

Reading vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Reading

26 Al Habsi
2 Gunter
16 Moore
32 Oxford
24 Blackett
38 Kelly
54 Mutch
25 Popa
8 Swift
7 Beerens
18 Kermorgant13"28"
Substitutes
9 Mendes
12 McCleary77"
20 Tiago Ilori
23 Williams
30 Watson
31 Jaakkola
50 Grabban

Blackburn Rovers

1 Steele
24 Nyambe
26 Lenihan
14 Mulgrew
5 Williams
32 Conway
6 Lowe
21 Akpan
31 Bennett76"
7 Feeney
19 Gallagher
Substitutes
4 Hoban
17 Emnes
18 Lucas Joao
23 Guthrie
28 Mahoney
30 Brown
33 Raya

Possession Stats

30%
70%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Reading

W W L W W D W D

Blackburn Rovers

L L L W D D W W


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Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

The referee signals the end of the game.

90:00 +0.03
 

Almeida Tiago Ilori gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sam Gallagher.

90:00 +1.17
 

Clearance made by Chris Gunter.

90:00 +2.21
 

Daniel Williams fouled by Marvin Emnes, the ref awards a free kick.

90:00 +2.56
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

89:49
 

Daniel Williams takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Jason Steele parries the effort to safety.

87:46
 

Garath McCleary takes a weak shot and went wide of the left-hand post.

85:47
 

Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

85:30
 

Yann Kermorgant is ruled offside.

84:30
 

Derrick Williams takes a shot. Almeida Tiago Ilori gets a block in.

82:11
 

Yann Kermorgant has an effort at goal. Jason Steele catches the ball.

79:45
 

Unfair challenge on Jason Lowe by Liam Moore results in a free kick.

77:42
Goal
 

Garath McCleary scores with a right foot finish. Reading 3-1 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from Liam Moore.

77:39
 

Corner taken by Roy Beerens from the right by-line.

77:37
 

Daniel Williams takes a shot. Blocked by Tommie Hoban.

76:55
 

Roy Beerens takes a shot.

76:15
Goal
 

Elliott Bennett scores with their right foot. Reading 2-1 Blackburn.The assist for the goal came from Marvin Emnes.

75:34
 

Tommie Hoban takes the free kick.

74:57
 

Tyler Blackett takes the free kick.

74:49
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordon Mutch by Sam Gallagher.

72:57
 

Ali Al Habsi takes the free kick.

72:12
Substitution
 

Almeida Tiago Ilori joins the action as a substitute, replacing Reece Oxford.

71:59
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Moore by Eduardo Lucas Joao.

70:42
 

Jason Lowe takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

67:38
 

Chris Gunter restarts play with the free kick.

67:19
 

Unfair challenge on Yann Kermorgant by Elliott Bennett results in a free kick.

65:48
 

Derrick Williams has an effort at goal. Blocked by Jordon Mutch.

64:56
 

Free kick taken by Jason Lowe.

64:41
 

Hope Akpan fouled by Daniel Williams, the ref awards a free kick.

63:31
 

Corner taken by Elliott Bennett from the left by-line.

61:54
Substitution
 

Daniel Williams on for Liam Kelly.

58:55
 

Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

58:33
 

Liam Kelly concedes a free kick for a foul on Hope Akpan.

57:55
 

Liam Feeney takes a weak shot and went wide right of the target.

56:56
 

Foul by Jordon Mutch on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded.

56:15
 

Shot by Marvin Emnes missed to the right of the net.

54:19
Substitution
 

Garath McCleary joins the action as a substitute, replacing Adrian Popa.

53:56
 

Foul by Jordon Mutch on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded.

53:15
 

Eduardo Lucas Joao has a headed effort at goal. Ali Al Habsi parries the ball away.

52:28
 

Liam Kelly takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

51:57
 

Jordon Mutch manages to make a clearance.

51:05
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot and cleared the crossbar.

49:52
 

Unfair challenge on Eduardo Lucas Joao by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick.

48:32
 

Eduardo Lucas Joao takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.

46:06
 

Tyler Blackett is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

45:53
 

Eduardo Lucas Joao fouled by Tyler Blackett, the ref awards a free kick.

45:01
Substitution
 

Marvin Emnes joins the action as a substitute, replacing Darragh Lenihan.

Half time
 

The referee calls an end to the first half.

45:00 +1.29
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

45:00 +0.03
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Adrian Popa on Derrick Williams.

45:00 +0.43
 

Sam Gallagher is caught offside.

44:05
 

John Swift crosses the ball in from the free kick.

43:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Roy Beerens by Ryan Nyambe.

39:52
 

Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

38:33
 

Unfair challenge on Sam Gallagher by Jordon Mutch results in a free kick.

37:20
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Craig Conway.

33:51
 

Free kick taken by Ali Al Habsi.

32:52
 

Liam Kelly restarts play with the free kick.

32:41
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tommie Hoban on Yann Kermorgant.

32:34
 

Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

32:10
 

Jordon Mutch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Elliott Bennett.

28:19
Goal
 

Yann Kermorgant scores with a header. Reading 2-0 Blackburn.Assist on the goal came from John Swift.

27:40
 

Free kick taken by Reece Oxford.

26:16
 

The ball is swung over by Liam Feeney.

25:47
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Gunter.

24:23
 

Adrian Popa takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

21:15
 

Roy Beerens takes a shot and cleared the goal.

16:41
 

Elliott Bennett takes a shot and goes over the bar.

15:39
 

Craig Conway takes the free kick.

15:32
 

Jordon Mutch challenges Craig Conway unfairly and gives away a free kick.

13:46
 

Free kick taken by Liam Kelly.

13:37
 

Unfair challenge on John Swift by Jason Lowe results in a free kick.

12:40
 

Chris Gunter crosses the ball.

9:33
Substitution
 

Tommie Hoban is brought on as a substitute for Charlie Mulgrew.

9:05
 

Shot by Jordon Mutch. Darragh Lenihan gets a block in.

6:20
 

Corner taken by Liam Feeney.

5:17
 

Corner taken by Craig Conway from the left by-line.

4:35
 

Free kick taken by Jason Lowe.

4:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Liam Feeney by Roy Beerens.

Kick off
 

The game begins.