Yakou Meite fires Reading into League Cup second round

Comments
The 22-year-old midfielder scored a first-half effort to help the Royals overcome Garry Monk’s men

Yakou Meite was on target in Reading’s 2-0 victory over Birmingham City in Tuesday’s English League Cup tie at the Madejski Stadium.

The Cote d'Ivoire midfielder scored in the 11th minute with a powerful strike after benefitting from Marc McNulty's assist.

Article continues below

John Swift sealed the victory in the 72nd minute from a free-kick as Paul Clement’s men recorded their first win of the season after losing their previous two Championship games to Derby County and Nottingham Forest.

Meite who spent last season on loan with French side Sochaux will be looking to play a key role for the Royals this term.

Reading lock horns with Bolton Wanderers in their next league game on Saturday.

Next article:
Safa head of referees Tenda Masikhwa lauds Victor Gomes but admits corruption is a global problem in football
Next article:
Dani Alves' inclusion in FIFPro World XI was logical - Tuchel
Next article:
Arsenal vs Brentford: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview
Next article:
William Troost-Ekong has perfect classroom in Serie A
Next article:
Klopp wants Carabao Cup success: Playing at 50% would be a waste of time
Close