Championship

  • Yakou Meite 61’
  • 29’ Jon Toral
  • 37’ Jon Toral
0 Half Time 2
10/12/2020
Round 17
Madejski Stadium
Attendance 2,000

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 5'
      Foul by Jérémie Bela (Birmingham City).
    • 5'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 10'
      Offside, Birmingham City. Ivan Sunjic tries a through ball, but Scott Hogan is caught offside.
    • 11'
      Attempt blocked. Scott Hogan (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jon Toral.
    • 14'
      Offside, Birmingham City. Kristian Pedersen tries a through ball, but Scott Hogan is caught offside.
    • 14'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 14'
      Josh Laurent (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 15'
      Attempt missed. Michael Morrison (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.
    • 18'
      Foul by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).
    • 18'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 19'
      Attempt missed. Omar Richards (Reading) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left misses to the right.
    • 20'
      Foul by Maxime Colin (Birmingham City).
    • 20'
      Omar Richards (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 21'
      Foul by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).
    • 21'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 21'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Jonathan Leko.
    • 26'
      Michael Morrison (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 26'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 28'
      Goal! Reading 0, Birmingham City 1. Jon Toral (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kristian Pedersen.
    • 29'
      G Jon Toral Assist Kristian Pedersen
    • 29'
      Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 30'
      Foul by Ovie Ejaria (Reading).
    • 30'
      Attempt saved. Scott Hogan (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Maxime Colin with a cross.
    • 30'
      Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Rafael Cabral.
    • 31'
      Attempt blocked. Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 31'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 31'
      Omar Richards (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 34'
      Foul by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).
    • 34'
      Thomas Holmes (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 35'
      Jon Toral (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 35'
      Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).
    • 36'
      Goal! Reading 0, Birmingham City 2. Jon Toral (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Iván Sánchez following a set piece situation.
    • 37'
      G Jon Toral Assist Iván Sánchez
    • 37'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 37'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 38'
      Foul by Scott Hogan (Birmingham City).
    • 38'
      Michael Morrison (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 38'
      Scott Hogan (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 39'
      YC Scott Hogan
    • 40'
      Attempt missed. Ovie Ejaria (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Lucas João.
    • 44'
      Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
    • 44'
      Yakou Meite (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 45'
      Hand ball by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).
    • 45'
      Foul by Ivan Sunjic (Birmingham City).
    • 45'
      Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 47'
      First Half ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 2.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Reading 0, Birmingham City 2.
    • 46'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 46'
      Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 47'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Kristian Pedersen.
    • 48'
      Attempt missed. Yakou Meite (Reading) header from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.
    • 48'
      Attempt missed. Thomas Holmes (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Yakou Meite following a corner.
    • 49'
      Foul by Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City).
    • 49'
      Lucas João (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 49'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Roberts.
    • 51'
      Foul by Jon Toral (Birmingham City).
    • 51'
      Josh Laurent (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 52'
      Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 52'
      Foul by Michael Olise (Reading).
    • 54'
      Foul by Marc Roberts (Birmingham City).
    • 54'
      Lucas João (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 57'
      Substitution, Reading. Alfa Semedo replaces Michael Olise.
    • 58'
      SI Alfa Semedo SO Michael Olise
    • 58'
      Hand ball by Scott Hogan (Birmingham City).
    • 58'
      Josh Laurent (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 59'
      Offside, Reading. Omar Richards tries a through ball, but Alfa Semedo is caught offside.
    • 60'
      Substitution, Reading. Tomás Esteves replaces Thomas Holmes.
    • 60'
      Goal! Reading 1, Birmingham City 2. Yakou Meite (Reading) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner.
    • 61'
      SI Tomás Esteves SO Thomas Holmes
    • 61'
      G Yakou Meite
    • 62'
      Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Rafael Cabral.
    • 65'
      Foul by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City).
    • 65'
      Yakou Meite (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 66'
      Attempt missed. Ovie Ejaria (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
    • 66'
      Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 67'
      YC Harlee Dean
    • 69'
      Penalty conceded by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) after a foul in the penalty area.
    • 69'
      Penalty Reading. Yakou Meite draws a foul in the penalty area.
    • 69'
      Second yellow card to Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) for a bad foul.
    • 70'
      RC Harlee Dean
    • 70'
      Penalty saved! Lucas João (Reading) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the top left corner.
    • 72'
      Scott Hogan (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 72'
      Foul by Liam Moore (Reading).
    • 72'
      YC
    • 73'
      Substitution, Birmingham City. Gary Gardner replaces Iván Sánchez.
    • 73'
      Substitution, Birmingham City. Lukas Jutkiewicz replaces Scott Hogan.
    • 73'
      Substitution, Birmingham City. Mikel San José replaces Jon Toral.
    • 74'
      SI Gary Gardner SO Iván Sánchez
    • 74'
      SI Lukas Jutkiewicz SO Scott Hogan
    • 74'
      SI Mikel San José SO Jon Toral
    • 75'
      Omar Richards (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 75'
      Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 77'
      Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 77'
      Foul by Alfa Semedo (Reading).
    • 78'
      Foul by Mikel San José (Birmingham City).
    • 78'
      Lucas João (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 78'
      Attempt missed. Alfa Semedo (Reading) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
    • 79'
      Neil Etheridge (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card.
    • 80'
      YC Neil Etheridge
    • 82'
      Substitution, Reading. Sone Aluko replaces Ovie Ejaria.
    • 83'
      SI Sone Aluko SO Ovie Ejaria
    • 83'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Kristian Pedersen.
    • 83'
      Attempt blocked. Liam Moore (Reading) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Tomás Esteves with a cross.
    • 84'
      Gary Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 84'
      Foul by Alfa Semedo (Reading).
    • 87'
      Foul by Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).
    • 87'
      Alfa Semedo (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 87'
      Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
    • 87'
      Tomás Esteves (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 87'
      Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 88'
      YC Jonathan Leko
    • 89'
      Foul by Yakou Meite (Reading).
    • 89'
      Neil Etheridge (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 90'
      Match ends, Reading 1, Birmingham City 2.
    • 92'
      Yakou Meite (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 93'
      YC Yakou Meite
    • 93'
      Foul by Gary Gardner (Birmingham City).
    • 93'
      Sone Aluko (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 95'
      Lucas João (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 95'
      Foul by Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City).
    • 96'
      Attempt missed. Lucas João (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tomás Esteves following a set piece situation.
    • 97'
      Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 97'
      Foul by Michael Morrison (Reading).
    • 98'
      Second Half ends, Reading 1, Birmingham City 2.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-2-3-1
    ACTIVE
    4-2-3-1
    Goalkeeper
    brazil
    Rafael Cabral
    33
    Defender
    portugal
    Tomás Esteves
    2
    61'Substituted
    Defender
    england
    Omar Richards
    3
    Defender
    england
    Michael Morrison
    4
    Captain
    Defender
    england
    Liam Moore
    6
    Captain
    Midfielder
    england
    Andy Rinomhota
    8
    Midfielder
    england
    Josh Laurent
    28
    Midfielder
    guinea-bissau
    Alfa Semedo
    30
    58'Substituted
    Attacker
    côte d'ivoire
    Yakou Meite
    11
    Attacker
    portugal
    Lucas João
    18
    Attacker
    nigeria
    Sone Aluko
    24
    83'Substituted
    Goalkeeper
    philippines
    Neil Etheridge
    30
    Defender
    france
    Maxime Colin
    2
    Defender
    denmark
    Kristian Pedersen
    3
    Defender
    england
    Marc Roberts
    4
    Defender
    england
    Harlee Dean
    12
    Captain
    Defender
    spain
    Mikel San José
    19
    74'Substituted
    Midfielder
    netherlands
    Maikel Kieftenbeld
    6
    Midfielder
    england
    Gary Gardner
    20
    74'Substituted
    Midfielder
    croatia
    Ivan Sunjic
    34
    Attacker
    england
    Lukas Jutkiewicz
    10
    74'Substituted
    Attacker
    angola
    Jérémie Bela
    11

    SUBSTITUTES

    Defender
    scotland
    Tom McIntyre
    5
    Defender
    england
    Lewis Gibson
    15
    Defender
    england
    Thomas Holmes
    29
    61'Substituted
    Midfielder
    france
    Michael Olise
    7
    58'Substituted
    Midfielder
    england
    Ovie Ejaria
    14
    83'Substituted
    Midfielder
    england
    Dejan Tetek
    34
    Midfielder
    uganda
    Jayden Onen
    46
    Attacker
    england
    Sam Baldock
    9
    Goalkeeper
    spain
    Andrés Prieto
    1
    Defender
    england
    Jake Clarke-Salter
    15
    Defender
    england
    Josh Dacres-Cogley
    25
    Midfielder
    england
    Jonathan Leko
    14
    Midfielder
    spain
    Iván Sánchez
    17
    74'Substituted
    Midfielder
    australia
    Riley McGree
    18
    Midfielder
    spain
    Jon Toral
    23
    74'Substituted
    Midfielder
    croatia
    Alen Halilovic
    35
    Attacker
    republic of ireland
    Scott Hogan
    9
    74'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    serbia
    Veljko Paunovic
    spain
    Aitor Karanka

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 64% 36%
    Effective Chances 4 4
    Shots on Target 2 3
    Turnovers 12 16

    POSSESSION

    Passes 577 318
    Passing Accuracy 82% 70%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 65% 68%
    Crosses 12 14
    Crossing accuracy 0% 29%

    ATTACK

    Shots 0 29
    Shots outside the box 4 4
    Shots inside the box 7 1
    Shooting accuracy 18% 60%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 15 20
    Effective Tackles 53% 75%
    Blocked Shots 1 2
    Clearances 8 15
    Saves 1 1

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 9 25
    Yellow Cards 1 3
    Red Cards 0 1
    Offsides 1 2

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