Reading v Birmingham City

Sky Bet Championship at Madejski Stadium
02-01-2018KO:20:00ATT: 14,491REF: J Linington

Reading

0 - 2
FT
HT: 0-1

Birmingham City

Jacques Maghoma  24'
Sam Gallagher  64'
  • FT
    Match ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 2.
  • 90+5'
    Second Half ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 2.
  • 90+5'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Chris Gunter.
  • 90+1'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Che Adams replaces Sam Gallagher.
  • 89'
    Attempt missed. Yann Kermorgant (Reading) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right following a corner.
  • 89'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by Maxime Colin.
  • 88'
    Attempt blocked. Yann Kermorgant (Reading) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Modou Barrow with a cross.
  • 86'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Cheikh Ndoye replaces Craig Gardner.
  • 86'
    John Swift (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 86'
    Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).
  • 85'
    Yellow Card
    John Swift (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 85'
    Foul by John Swift (Reading).
  • 85'
    Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 84'
    Paul McShane (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 84'
    Foul by Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City).
  • 81'
    Attempt blocked. Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 81'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Liam Moore.
  • 81'
    Attempt blocked. Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Craig Gardner.
  • 80'
    John Swift (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 80'
    Foul by Maxime Colin (Birmingham City).
  • 78'
    Foul by Yann Kermorgant (Reading).
  • 78'
    Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 76'
    Attempt missed. Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Jonathan Grounds.
  • 75'
    Attempt missed. Harlee Dean (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Craig Gardner with a cross following a corner.
  • 75'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Tyler Blackett.
  • 74'
    Offside, Birmingham City. David Stockdale tries a through ball, but Sam Gallagher is caught offside.
  • 74'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Reading. Liam Kelly replaces Pelle Clement.
  • 73'
    Offside, Reading. Chris Gunter tries a through ball, but Garath McCleary is caught offside.
  • 72'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Birmingham City. Nsue replaces Jacques Maghoma.
  • 71'
    Leandro Bacuna (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 71'
    Foul by David Davis (Birmingham City).
  • 69'
    Attempt saved. Pelle Clement (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by John Swift.
  • 68'
    Marc Roberts (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 68'
    Foul by Pelle Clement (Reading).
  • 67'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Reading. Garath McCleary replaces Sone Aluko.
  • 64'
    Goal
    Goal! Reading 0, Birmingham City 2. Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jeremie Boga following a fast break.
  • 62'
    Attempt blocked. Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jeremie Boga.
  • 60'
    Attempt missed. Yann Kermorgant (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Chris Gunter with a headed pass.
  • 60'
    Foul by Maxime Colin (Birmingham City).
  • 60'
    Modou Barrow (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 58'
    Offside, Reading. Sone Aluko tries a through ball, but Modou Barrow is caught offside.
  • 57'
    Attempt missed. Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Craig Gardner with a cross following a corner.
  • 56'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Leandro Bacuna.
  • 55'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by Maxime Colin.
  • 53'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Roberts.
  • 50'
    Maxime Colin (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 50'
    Foul by Modou Barrow (Reading).
  • 47'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Paul McShane.
  • 45'
    Second Half begins Reading 0, Birmingham City 1.
  • 45'
    Sub On
    Substitution, Reading. Tyler Blackett replaces Joey van den Berg.
  • 45+3'
    HT
    First Half ends, Reading 0, Birmingham City 1.
  • 45+2'
    Attempt blocked. Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
  • 45+1'
    Attempt blocked. Modou Barrow (Reading) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
  • 45'
    Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 45'
    Foul by Yann Kermorgant (Reading).
  • 43'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by Marc Roberts.
  • 42'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by David Stockdale.
  • 42'
    Attempt saved. Sone Aluko (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 41'
    Offside, Birmingham City. Jacques Maghoma tries a through ball, but Sam Gallagher is caught offside.
  • 37'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by Jonathan Grounds.
  • 36'
    Chris Gunter (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 36'
    Foul by Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City).
  • 35'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Vito Mannone.
  • 35'
    Attempt saved. Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Davis.
  • 34'
    Pelle Clement (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 34'
    Foul by Maikel Kieftenbeld (Birmingham City).
  • 29'
    Yann Kermorgant (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29'
    Foul by Jonathan Grounds (Birmingham City).
  • 24'
    Goal
    Goal! Reading 0, Birmingham City 1. Jacques Maghoma (Birmingham City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner following a set piece situation.
  • 23'
    Foul by Paul McShane (Reading).
  • 23'
    Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 23'
    Foul by Paul McShane (Reading).
  • 23'
    Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 22'
    Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 22'
    Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 20'
    Delay in match Liam Moore (Reading) because of an injury.
  • 20'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by David Stockdale.
  • 20'
    Attempt saved. Sone Aluko (Reading) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by John Swift.
  • 19'
    Vito Mannone (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 19'
    Foul by Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City).
  • 19'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by John Swift.
  • 18'
    Corner, Birmingham City. Conceded by Paul McShane.
  • 18'
    Attempt blocked. Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jacques Maghoma.
  • 17'
    Sone Aluko (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 17'
    Foul by Harlee Dean (Birmingham City).
  • 15'
    Foul by Craig Gardner (Birmingham City).
  • 15'
    Yann Kermorgant (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 13'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by David Stockdale.
  • 12'
    Attempt saved. Chris Gunter (Reading) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Leandro Bacuna.
  • 11'
    Jonathan Grounds (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 11'
    Foul by Chris Gunter (Reading).
  • 10'
    Foul by John Swift (Reading).
  • 10'
    Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 9'
    Attempt blocked. Craig Gardner (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Sam Gallagher.
  • 8'
    Foul by Jonathan Grounds (Birmingham City).
  • 8'
    Chris Gunter (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 7'
    Attempt missed. Yann Kermorgant (Reading) header from the left side of the six yard box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by John Swift with a cross following a corner.
  • 6'
    Corner, Reading. Conceded by David Stockdale.
  • 6'
    Attempt saved. Modou Barrow (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by John Swift.
  • 5'
    Offside, Birmingham City. Maikel Kieftenbeld tries a through ball, but Sam Gallagher is caught offside.
  • 4'
    Attempt missed. Modou Barrow (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.
  • 4'
    Attempt blocked. Yann Kermorgant (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sone Aluko with a cross.
  • 3'
    Hand ball by Sam Gallagher (Birmingham City).
  • 2'
    Attempt blocked. Jeremie Boga (Birmingham City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by David Davis.
  • 0'
    First Half begins.
  • Lineups are announced and players are warming up.