Championship

  • 22’ Ashley Fletcher
  • 29’ Marc Bola
0 Half Time 2
21/02/2021
Round 31
Madejski Stadium

    Timeline

    • KICK OFF
    • 0'
      Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
    • 0'
      First Half begins.
    • 1'
      Offside, Reading. Omar Richards tries a through ball, but Ovie Ejaria is caught offside.
    • 2'
      Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 2'
      Foul by Anfernee Dijksteel (Middlesbrough).
    • 6'
      Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).
    • 6'
      Duncan Watmore (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 9'
      Offside, Middlesbrough. Patrick McNair tries a through ball, but Dael Fry is caught offside.
    • 11'
      Attempt missed. Andy Rinomhota (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michael Olise.
    • 12'
      Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Andy Yiadom.
    • 13'
      Offside, Middlesbrough. Ashley Fletcher tries a through ball, but Duncan Watmore is caught offside.
    • 14'
      Offside, Middlesbrough. Duncan Watmore tries a through ball, but Neeskens Kebano is caught offside.
    • 16'
      Attempt blocked. Michael Olise (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ovie Ejaria.
    • 17'
      Josh Laurent (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 17'
      Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 18'
      Foul by Neeskens Kebano (Middlesbrough).
    • 18'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 18'
      Attempt saved. Andy Yiadom (Reading) header from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas João with a cross.
    • 19'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Patrick McNair.
    • 19'
      Attempt missed. Lucas João (Reading) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Michael Olise with a cross following a corner.
    • 20'
      Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
    • 20'
      Foul by Josh Laurent (Reading).
    • 21'
      Goal! Reading 0, Middlesbrough 1. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Dael Fry with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
    • 22'
      G Ashley Fletcher Assist Dael Fry
    • 22'
      Foul by Darnell Fisher (Middlesbrough).
    • 22'
      Omar Richards (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 23'
      Attempt missed. Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box.
    • 25'
      Attempt blocked. Neeskens Kebano (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
    • 26'
      Attempt missed. Ovie Ejaria (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Josh Laurent.
    • 28'
      Goal! Reading 0, Middlesbrough 2. Marc Bola (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from outside the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Sam Morsy.
    • 29'
      G Marc Bola Assist Sam Morsy
    • 32'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Bola.
    • 33'
      Attempt missed. Tom McIntyre (Reading) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Michael Olise with a cross following a corner.
    • 35'
      Offside, Middlesbrough. Dael Fry tries a through ball, but Marc Bola is caught offside.
    • 36'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Bola.
    • 40'
      Marc Bola (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 40'
      Foul by Alfa Semedo (Reading).
    • 42'
      Darnell Fisher (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 42'
      Foul by Omar Richards (Reading).
    • 42'
      Omar Richards (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 43'
      YC Omar Richards
    • 45'
      Attempt saved. Patrick McNair (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.
    • 48'
      First Half ends, Reading 0, Middlesbrough 2.
    • HALF TIME
    • 45'
      Second Half begins Reading 0, Middlesbrough 2.
    • 45'
      SI Lewis Gibson SO Omar Richards
    • 45'
      SI Tomás Esteves SO Alfa Semedo
    • 45'
      Foul by Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough).
    • 45'
      Michael Olise (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 45'
      Substitution, Reading. Lewis Gibson replaces Omar Richards.
    • 45'
      Substitution, Reading. Tomás Esteves replaces Alfa Semedo.
    • 46'
      Hand ball by Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough).
    • 47'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Dael Fry.
    • 47'
      Attempt missed. Tomás Esteves (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a corner.
    • 48'
      Foul by Marc Bola (Middlesbrough).
    • 48'
      Tomás Esteves (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
    • 49'
      Attempt blocked. Lucas João (Reading) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Olise with a cross.
    • 49'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Patrick McNair.
    • 50'
      Foul by Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough).
    • 50'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 53'
      Foul by Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough).
    • 53'
      Andy Yiadom (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 56'
      Foul by Darnell Fisher (Middlesbrough).
    • 56'
      Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 58'
      Duncan Watmore (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 58'
      Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).
    • 58'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 59'
      YC Andy Rinomhota
    • 59'
      Foul by Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough).
    • 59'
      Michael Morrison (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 61'
      Corner, Reading. Conceded by Darnell Fisher.
    • 61'
      Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Tomás Esteves.
    • 65'
      SI Marvin Johnson SO Duncan Watmore
    • 65'
      Offside, Reading. Ovie Ejaria tries a through ball, but Michael Olise is caught offside.
    • 65'
      Substitution, Middlesbrough. Marvin Johnson replaces Duncan Watmore.
    • 66'
      Michael Olise (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 66'
      Foul by Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough).
    • 68'
      Marc Bola (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 68'
      Foul by Tomás Esteves (Reading).
    • 70'
      Foul by Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough).
    • 70'
      Michael Olise (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 70'
      Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
    • 71'
      YC Jonny Howson
    • 72'
      Attempt blocked. Josh Laurent (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Olise.
    • 73'
      Sam Morsy (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 73'
      Foul by Andy Yiadom (Reading).
    • 74'
      Foul by Darnell Fisher (Middlesbrough).
    • 74'
      Lewis Gibson (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 77'
      Substitution, Middlesbrough. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing replaces Darnell Fisher.
    • 77'
      Substitution, Middlesbrough. George Saville replaces Neeskens Kebano.
    • 77'
      Substitution, Reading. George Puscas replaces Ovie Ejaria.
    • 78'
      SI Nathaniel Mendez-Laing SO Darnell Fisher
    • 78'
      SI George Saville SO Neeskens Kebano
    • 78'
      SI George Puscas SO Ovie Ejaria
    • 78'
      Foul by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Middlesbrough).
    • 78'
      Lewis Gibson (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 79'
      Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Rafael Cabral.
    • 79'
      Attempt saved. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marvin Johnson.
    • 82'
      Attempt saved. Michael Morrison (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.
    • 82'
      Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 82'
      Foul by Tom McIntyre (Reading).
    • 83'
      Attempt saved. Marvin Johnson (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved.
    • 85'
      Substitution, Reading. Sone Aluko replaces Michael Olise.
    • 86'
      SI Sone Aluko SO Michael Olise
    • 86'
      Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Michael Morrison.
    • 87'
      Attempt missed. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box following a corner.
    • 88'
      Foul by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Middlesbrough).
    • 88'
      Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
    • 88'
      Attempt missed. Michael Morrison (Reading) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Sone Aluko with a cross following a set piece situation.
    • 89'
      Foul by Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough).
    • 89'
      Michael Morrison (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
    • 90'
      Attempt saved. Tom McIntyre (Reading) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rafael Cabral.
    • 90'
      Match ends, Reading 0, Middlesbrough 2.
    • 90'
      Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card.
    • 91'
      YC Ashley Fletcher
    • 94'
      Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Michael Morrison.
    • 95'
      Second Half ends, Reading 0, Middlesbrough 2.
    • FULL TIME

    Line Up

    4-2-3-1
    ACTIVE
    3-1-4-2
    Goalkeeper
    brazil
    Rafael Cabral
    33
    Captain
    Defender
    portugal
    Tomás Esteves
    2
    45'Substituted
    Defender
    england
    Michael Morrison
    4
    Defender
    scotland
    Tom McIntyre
    5
    Defender
    england
    Lewis Gibson
    15
    45'Substituted
    Defender
    ghana
    Andy Yiadom
    17
    Midfielder
    england
    Andy Rinomhota
    8
    Midfielder
    england
    Josh Laurent
    28
    Captain
    Attacker
    portugal
    Lucas João
    18
    Attacker
    nigeria
    Sone Aluko
    24
    86'Substituted
    Attacker
    romania
    George Puscas
    47
    78'Substituted
    Goalkeeper
    england
    Marcus Bettinelli
    1
    Defender
    netherlands
    Anfernee Dijksteel
    2
    Defender
    england
    Dael Fry
    6
    Defender
    england
    Marc Bola
    27
    Midfielder
    england
    Marvin Johnson
    3
    65'Substituted
    Midfielder
    egypt
    Sam Morsy
    5
    Midfielder
    england
    Jonny Howson
    16
    Captain
    Midfielder
    northern ireland
    Patrick McNair
    17
    Midfielder
    england
    Nathaniel Mendez-Laing
    19
    78'Substituted
    Midfielder
    northern ireland
    George Saville
    22
    78'Substituted
    Attacker
    england
    Ashley Fletcher
    11

    SUBSTITUTES

    Goalkeeper
    england
    Luke Southwood
    22
    Defender
    england
    Omar Richards
    3
    45'Substituted
    Defender
    jamaica
    Liam Moore
    6
    Defender
    england
    Thomas Holmes
    29
    Midfielder
    france
    Michael Olise
    7
    86'Substituted
    Midfielder
    england
    Ovie Ejaria
    14
    78'Substituted
    Midfielder
    guinea-bissau
    Alfa Semedo
    30
    45'Substituted
    Midfielder
    england
    Dejan Tetek
    34
    Attacker
    england
    Sam Baldock
    9
    Goalkeeper
    scotland
    Jordan Archer
    13
    Defender
    england
    Grant Hall
    4
    Defender
    england
    Darnell Fisher
    20
    78'Substituted
    Defender
    england
    Djed Spence
    29
    Defender
    england
    Hayden Coulson
    33
    Midfielder
    congo dr
    Neeskens Kebano
    21
    78'Substituted
    Attacker
    congo dr
    Britt Assombalonga
    9
    Attacker
    england
    Chuba Akpom
    10
    Attacker
    england
    Duncan Watmore
    18
    65'Substituted

    MANAGERS

    serbia
    Veljko Paunovic
    england
    Neil Warnock

    Statistics

    OVERVIEW

    Possession 63% 37%
    Effective Chances 12 5
    Shots on Target 3 5
    Turnovers 23 14

    POSSESSION

    Passes 488 282
    Passing Accuracy 78% 60%
    Passing Accuracy in opponent’s half 65% 55%
    Crosses 20 14
    Crossing accuracy 25% 7%

    ATTACK

    Shots 25 7
    Shots outside the box 5 5
    Shots inside the box 8 4
    Shooting accuracy 23% 63%

    DEFENCE

    Tackles 7 21
    Effective Tackles 86% 67%
    Blocked Shots 3 2
    Clearances 18 23
    Saves 3 3

    DISCIPLINE

    Fouls Conceded 8 17
    Yellow Cards 2 2
    Red Cards 0 0
    Offsides 2 4

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