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90' + 5'
J. Hugill
Yellow Card
90'
G. Saville
Yellow Card
39'
B. Assombalonga
Penalty Goal
2 - 1
31'
L. Wing
Goal
1 - 1
11'
D. Loader
C. Gunter
0 - 1

Match Stats

Possession
38% 61%
9
4
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 6 4
Total Passes 337 567
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Match ends, Middlesbrough 2, Reading 1.
90' + 5' Second Half ends, Middlesbrough 2, Reading 1.
J. Hugill
Yellow Card
90' + 5' Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
90' + 5' Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 5' Foul by Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough).
90' + 4' Attempt missed. Ovie Ejaria (Reading) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left misses to the left. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.
90' + 3' Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 3' Foul by Marcus Tavernier (Middlesbrough).
90' + 2' Foul by Matt Miazga (Reading).
90' + 2' Ryan Shotton (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
90' + 1' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Jonny Howson.
G. Saville
Yellow Card
90' George Saville (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
90' Callum Harriott (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
90' Foul by George Saville (Middlesbrough).
89' Michael Olise (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
89' Foul by Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough).
88' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Aden Flint.
88' Attempt saved. Callum Harriott (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.
87' Liam Moore (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
87' Foul by Jordan Hugill (Middlesbrough).
J. Hugill
B. Assombalonga
86' Substitution, Middlesbrough. Jordan Hugill replaces Britt Assombalonga.
M. Tavernier
A. Fletcher
81' Substitution, Middlesbrough. Marcus Tavernier replaces Ashley Fletcher.
80' Attempt saved. Josh Barrett (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.
77' Attempt missed. Callum Harriott (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Danny Loader.
J. Barrett
G. McCleary
74' Substitution, Reading. Josh Barrett replaces Garath McCleary.
M. Olise
C. Gunter
74' Substitution, Reading. Michael Olise replaces Chris Gunter.
73' Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
73' Foul by George Saville (Middlesbrough).
72' Foul by Danny Loader (Reading).
72' Ryan Shotton (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
71' Attempt missed. Andy Rinomhota (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Chris Gunter.
70' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Ovie Ejaria.
A. Clayton
M. Bešić
68' Substitution, Middlesbrough. Adam Clayton replaces Muhamed Besic.
68' Foul by Andy Yiadom (Reading).
68' Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
67' Matt Miazga (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
67' Foul by Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough).
66' Andy Yiadom (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
66' Foul by Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough).
C. Harriott
Yellow Card
66' Callum Harriott (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
66' Foul by Callum Harriott (Reading).
66' Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
65' Attempt blocked. Garath McCleary (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.
64' Attempt blocked. Callum Harriott (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andy Yiadom.
64' Attempt saved. Garath McCleary (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Andy Rinomhota.
C. Harriott
S. Baldock
63' Substitution, Reading. Callum Harriott replaces Sam Baldock.
62' Foul by Matt Miazga (Reading).
62' George Saville (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
61' Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
61' Foul by Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough).
60' Attempt blocked. Garath McCleary (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Danny Loader with a through ball.
58' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Chris Gunter.
J. Howson
Yellow Card
55' Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
55' Ovie Ejaria (Reading) wins a free kick on the left wing.
55' Foul by Jonny Howson (Middlesbrough).
50' Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).
50' George Saville (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the left wing.
47' Attempt saved. John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Lewis Wing with a cross.
47' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Emiliano Martínez.
47' Attempt missed. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by John Obi Mikel with a cross.
46' Attempt saved. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Muhamed Besic.
46' Attempt blocked. Muhamed Besic (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by George Saville.
Second Half begins Middlesbrough 2, Reading 1.
45' + 3' First Half ends, Middlesbrough 2, Reading 1.
45' + 2' Attempt blocked. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Paddy McNair.
44' Attempt missed. Ryan Shotton (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Paddy McNair with a headed pass following a corner.
44' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Andy Yiadom.
44' Attempt blocked. George Saville (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Paddy McNair with a cross.
42' Foul by Garath McCleary (Reading).
42' George Saville (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
B. Assombalonga
Goal
39' Goal! Middlesbrough 2, Reading 1. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.
38' Penalty Middlesbrough. George Saville draws a foul in the penalty area.
38' Penalty conceded by Andy Yiadom (Reading) after a foul in the penalty area.
37' John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
37' Foul by Danny Loader (Reading).
36' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Emiliano Martínez.
36' Attempt saved. Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Britt Assombalonga.
35' Attempt missed. Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jonny Howson with a cross.
35' Attempt missed. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Lewis Wing.
L. Wing
Goal
31' Goal! Middlesbrough 1, Reading 1. Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.
31' Attempt missed. Ashley Fletcher (Middlesbrough) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Jonny Howson with a cross.
29' Attempt missed. Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top left corner. Assisted by Muhamed Besic.
29' Foul by Lewis Baker (Reading).
29' Paddy McNair (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.
27' Foul by Andy Rinomhota (Reading).
27' George Saville (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25' Danny Loader (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
25' Foul by John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough).
25' Danny Loader (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25' Foul by John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough).
22' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Matt Miazga.
22' Britt Assombalonga (Middlesbrough) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Ashley Fletcher.
21' Foul by Danny Loader (Reading).
21' Muhamed Besic (Middlesbrough) wins a free kick on the right wing.
19' Attempt missed. Andy Yiadom (Reading) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Garath McCleary.
18' Offside, Reading. Sam Baldock tries a through ball, but Garath McCleary is caught offside.
18' Attempt blocked. Sam Baldock (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
16' Andy Rinomhota (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
16' Foul by John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough).
15' Attempt saved. George Saville (Middlesbrough) left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jonny Howson with a cross.
D. Loader
C. Gunter
11' Goal! Middlesbrough 0, Reading 1. Danny Loader (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Chris Gunter.
9' Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box. Assisted by Ashley Fletcher.
4' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Aden Flint.
3' Foul by John Obi Mikel (Middlesbrough).
3' Danny Loader (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
2' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Aden Flint.
1' Attempt missed. Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Muhamed Besic with a headed pass following a corner.
1' Corner, Middlesbrough. Conceded by Liam Moore.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.