Reading vs Bournemouth – Match Report

A swashbuckling display saw Reading cruise to a 3-1 victory over fellow play-off contenders Bournemouth. In a performance build on passion, belief and desire, the hosts found themselves 3-0 up at the break thanks to goals from Laurent, McIntyre and Joao before Stanislas scored a late consolation for the Cherries. It was the visitors whoContinue reading “Reading vs Bournemouth – Match Report”

Reading vs Coventry – Match Report

Goals from Lucas Joao, Andy Rinomhota and John Swift saw Reading to a comfortable 3-0 victory at home to a sloppy Coventry City side. The result temporarily leaves Reading in 3rd place, leapfrogging Bournemouth in the process whilst retaining a game in hand over the Cherries. Reading had only lost seven times in the firstContinue reading “Reading vs Coventry – Match Report”

Huddersfield vs Reading – Match Report

A brace from Lucas Joao on return from injury proved to be enough as Reading came from behind to win 2-1 away to Huddersfield in an ideal start to 2021. Reading we rejuvenated by returns to the starting line up for trio John Swift, Omar Richards and Lucas Joao who had all spent time onContinue reading “Huddersfield vs Reading – Match Report”

Swansea vs Reading – Match Report

Steve Cooper cut a frustrated figure as Swansea were held to a 0-0 draw by a resilient defensive performance by Reading in the final Championship match of 2020. Both sides made a solitary change to their weekend starting lineups. Michael Olise returned to Reading front four in place of Sone Aluko, whilst Korey Smith replacedContinue reading “Swansea vs Reading – Match Report”

Reading vs Luton – Match Report

Goals from McIntyre and Semedo returned Reading to the play off places, at least temporarily, with a 2-1 win in a low-quality game against Luton. A suspected stress fracture kept Reading captain Liam Moore out of the side. This meant a new starting backline for Reading with Morrison and Holmes partnering up in the centreContinue reading “Reading vs Luton – Match Report”

Brentford vs Reading – Match Report

Goals from Jensen and Mbeumo helped Brentford to cruise past an error-prone Reading with a comfortable 3-1 win. This win extended the Bees’ unbeaten run to 13 league games. Brentford started brightly and found themselves ahead in the 11th minute. Sergei Canos managed to draw three Reading players, none of whom put in a challenge.Continue reading “Brentford vs Reading – Match Report”

QPR vs Reading: Match Report

An injury-ravaged Reading came away from West London with a 1-0 win thanks to a late Michael Olise wonder strike after Ilias Chair had struck the post for the hosts. Reading made four changes from the side that lost to Birmingham in midweek, Yakou Meite and Lucas Joao missing out through knee and hamstring injuriesContinue reading “QPR vs Reading: Match Report”

Reading vs Nottingham Forest – Match Report

Reading cruised to a comfortable 2-0 victory against a Forest team who played the majority of the game with 10 men following Yates’ sending off. Football was already the winner before a ball had been kicked, as 2,000 Reading fans filled the East Stand of the Madejski. A first chance to see Pauno-ball in theContinue reading “Reading vs Nottingham Forest – Match Report”

Sheffield Wednesday vs Reading – Match Report

A dominant Reading struggled to break down an organised Pulis side in a 1-1 draw marred by poor refereeing decisions. The game started with Reading controlling play, and in transition they created the opening opportunity with Joao breaking in to the left of the box and firing across goal. Against the run of the earlyContinue reading “Sheffield Wednesday vs Reading – Match Report”

Reading vs Bristol City – Match Report

A swashbuckling second-half performance from Reading saw them deservedly win 3-1 against an in-form Bristol City side. The Robins had reverted to a 3-5-2 against Watford, and kept that same formation here. A tight and cagey first 15 minutes were dominated by both defensive set-ups with Meite and Laurent only able to take speculative shotsContinue reading “Reading vs Bristol City – Match Report”