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Reading V Birmingham City

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English Football League - Championship

Reading

0 - 0

Birmingham City

Madejski Stadium

Live Commentary

Match ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 0.

Second Half ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 0.

90'+2'

Attempt missed. Modou Barrow (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Teddy Howe with a cross.

90'+1'

Foul by Modou Barrow (Reading).

90'+1'

Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

89'

Substitution, Reading. John O'Shea replaces Josh Barrett.

89'

Substitution, Reading. Teddy Howe replaces Chris Gunter.

88'

Attempt missed. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Jacques Maghoma.

88'

Attempt blocked. Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jota with a cross.

87'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Emiliano Martínez.

85'

Attempt saved. Wes Harding (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jota with a cross.

84'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Matt Miazga.

84'

Attempt saved. Josh Barrett (Reading) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

83'

Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).

83'

Lukas Jutkiewicz (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

83'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Jacques Maghoma replaces Kerim Mrabti.

82'

Booking

Wes Harding (Birmingham City) is shown the yellow card.

82'

Modou Barrow (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.

82'

Foul by Wes Harding (Birmingham City).

81'

Attempt blocked. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Kerim Mrabti.

79'

Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.

79'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

77'

Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

77'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

76'

Attempt blocked. Lewis Baker (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ovie Ejaria.

73'

Substitution, Birmingham City. David Davis replaces Charlie Lakin.

73'

Attempt saved. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

72'

Foul by Danny Loader (Reading).

72'

Che Adams (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

70'

Substitution, Birmingham City. Lukas Jutkiewicz replaces Isaac Vassell.

70'

Substitution, Reading. Modou Barrow replaces Michael Olise.

69'

Danny Loader (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

69'

Foul by Jota (Birmingham City).

68'

Attempt missed. Danny Loader (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

65'

Lewis Baker (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

65'

Foul by Kerim Mrabti (Birmingham City).

64'

Michael Olise (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.

64'

Foul by Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City).

61'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

61'

Attempt blocked. Josh Barrett (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lewis Baker.

61'

Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

61'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

60'

Attempt missed. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

60'

Attempt blocked. Kerim Mrabti (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Che Adams.

59'

Attempt missed. Danny Loader (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.

57'

Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

57'

Foul by Kerim Mrabti (Birmingham City).

55'

Foul by Ovie Ejaria (Reading).

55'

Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

54'

Offside, Reading. Lewis Baker tries a through ball, but Andy Yiadom is caught offside.

52'

Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

52'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

50'

Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.

50'

Foul by Maxime Colin (Birmingham City).

49'

Attempt missed. Michael Olise (Reading) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.

48'

Attempt missed. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.

48'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Liam Moore.

48'

Attempt blocked. Jota (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Maxime Colin.

46'

Attempt saved. Jota (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kerim Mrabti.

Second Half begins Reading 0, Birmingham City 0.

First Half ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 0.

44'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Maxime Colin.

44'

Attempt blocked. Andy Yiadom (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Josh Barrett with a cross.

43'

Attempt missed. Kristian Pedersen (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jota with a cross following a corner.

43'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Matt Miazga.

43'

Attempt blocked. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

35'

Foul by Andy Yiadom (Reading).

35'

Jota (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

34'

Attempt missed. Marc Roberts (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Jota with a cross following a corner.

34'

Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Chris Gunter.

33'

Attempt blocked. Isaac Vassell (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marc Roberts.

31'

Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

30'

Attempt blocked. Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) header from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Marc Roberts with a cross.

30'

Hand ball by Matt Miazga (Reading).

28'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Maxime Colin.

27'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Lee Camp.

27'

Attempt saved. Michael Olise (Reading) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Chris Gunter.

26'

Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).

26'

Kerim Mrabti (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

22'

Attempt blocked. Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Kerim Mrabti.

19'

Attempt saved. Danny Loader (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Chris Gunter.

16'

Attempt missed. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the right following a fast break.

16'

Attempt saved. Isaac Vassell (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marc Roberts.

16'

Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Michael Olise.

15'

Attempt blocked. Lewis Baker (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

14'

Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14'

Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).

14'

Josh Barrett (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

14'

Foul by Charlie Lakin (Birmingham City).

12'

Attempt missed. Michael Olise (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lewis Baker with a cross following a corner.

11'

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Kerim Mrabti.

8'

Attempt blocked. Josh Barrett (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chris Gunter with a cross.

7'

Chris Gunter (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

7'

Foul by Che Adams (Birmingham City).

6'

Josh Barrett (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.

6'

Foul by Marc Roberts (Birmingham City).

3'

Foul by Ovie Ejaria (Reading).

3'

Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

0'

Attempt missed. Che Adams (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

First Half begins.

Team Line-ups

Reading

# Player
26 Emiliano Martínez
3 Andy Yiadom
19 Matt Miazga
6 Liam Moore
2 Chris Gunter Teddy Howe 90'
18 Oviemuno Ejaria
35 Andy Rinomhota
16 Lewis Baker
43 Danny Loader
48 Michael Olise Modou Barrow 71'
39 Josh Barrett John O'Shea 90'

Substitutes

# Player
49 Teddy Howe
12 Garath McCleary
32 Saeid Ezatolahi
9 Sam Baldock
28 Sam Walker
17 Modou Barrow
4 John O'Shea

Birmingham City

# Player
1 Lee Camp
4 Marc Roberts
3 Kristian Pedersen
45 Wes Harding
5 Maxime Colin
18 Kerim Mrabti Jacques Maghoma 84'
8 Craig Gardner
31 Charlie Lakin David Davis 74'
23 José Ignacio Peleteiro Ramallo
11 Isaac Vassell Lukas Jutkiewicz 71'
9 Che Adams

Substitutes

# Player
26 David Davis
20 Gary Gardner
7 Connor Mahoney
10 Lukas Jutkiewicz
25 Josh Dacres-Cogley
19 Jacques Maghoma
40 Jake Weaver

Head to Head Stats

Possession (%)

66%
34%

Shots

15
19

Shots on target

3
4

Corners

5
5

Fouls

8
14

Saves

4
4