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Reading v Arsenal Live Commentary, 2015/04/18

AET
1 - 2
REA
ARS
G. McCleary (54)
A. Sánchez (39)
A. Sánchez (105+1)
Wembley Stadium
(FT 1 - 1)

Commentary

Match ends, Reading 1, Arsenal 2.
120' + 1' Second Half Extra Time ends, Reading 1, Arsenal 2.
120' + 1' Attempt blocked. Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
120' Theo Walcott (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
120' Foul by Daniel Williams (Reading).
117' Offside, Reading. Jem Karacan tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
114' Attempt missed. Daniel Williams (Reading) right footed shot from long range on the left is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Simon Cox.
113' Offside, Arsenal. Mesut Özil tries a through ball, but Alexis Sánchez is caught offside.
112' Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by Mesut Özil.
Substitution
111' Substitution, Reading. Yakubu replaces Pavel Pogrebnyak.
Yellow Card
108' Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
108' Foul by Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal).
108' Daniel Williams (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
107' Attempt missed. Mesut Özil (Arsenal) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.
106' Attempt missed. Jamie Mackie (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Simon Cox.
Second Half Extra Time begins Reading 1, Arsenal 2.
Substitution
105' Substitution, Reading. Simon Cox replaces Nathaniel Chalobah.
105' + 2' First Half Extra Time ends, Reading 1, Arsenal 2.
Goal
105' + 1' Goal! Reading 1, Arsenal 2. Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mesut Özil.
105' Attempt blocked. Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
104' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Adam Federici.
103' Attempt saved. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mesut Özil.
Substitution
101' Substitution, Arsenal. Theo Walcott replaces Francis Coquelin.
100' Offside, Arsenal. Francis Coquelin tries a through ball, but Olivier Giroud is caught offside.
99' Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
99' Foul by Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading).
94' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Francis Coquelin.
93' Attempt missed. Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.
First Half Extra Time begins Reading 1, Arsenal 1.
90' + 3' Second Half ends, Reading 1, Arsenal 1.
90' + 2' Attempt saved. Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Santiago Cazorla.
90' + 2' Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
90' + 2' Foul by Jem Karacan (Reading).
90' + 1' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Chris Gunter.
Substitution
90' Substitution, Reading. Jem Karacan replaces Hal Robson-Kanu.
89' Attempt missed. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Kieran Gibbs.
87' Attempt saved. Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
84' Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the left side of the six yard box.
84' Attempt saved. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Olivier Giroud.
83' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Wojciech Szczesny.
83' Attempt saved. Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jordan Obita.
82' Foul by Olivier Giroud (Arsenal).
82' Alex Pearce (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
81' Offside, Reading. Adam Federici tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
80' Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
80' Foul by Daniel Williams (Reading).
80' Attempt blocked. Olivier Giroud (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Mesut Özil.
79' Attempt missed. Mesut Özil (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Alexis Sánchez.
78' Attempt missed. Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Michael Hector.
78' Mathieu Debuchy (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
78' Foul by Jordan Obita (Reading).
75' Attempt missed. Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right following a corner.
74' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Laurent Koscielny.
73' Attempt missed. Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Mesut Özil with a cross following a set piece situation.
72' Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
72' Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading).
Substitution
72' Substitution, Arsenal. Olivier Giroud replaces Danny Welbeck.
71' Foul by Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal).
71' Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.
70' Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
70' Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading).
69' Attempt saved. Gabriel Paulista (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Mesut Özil with a cross.
69' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Michael Hector.
67' Attempt missed. Daniel Williams (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Jamie Mackie.
64' Offside, Reading. Garath McCleary tries a through ball, but Pavel Pogrebnyak is caught offside.
Substitution
63' Substitution, Arsenal. Gabriel Paulista replaces Per Mertesacker because of an injury.
58' Offside, Reading. Hal Robson-Kanu tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
57' Mesut Özil (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
57' Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading).
Goal
54' Goal! Reading 1, Arsenal 1. Garath McCleary (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Pavel Pogrebnyak with a cross.
54' Offside, Reading. Hal Robson-Kanu tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
51' Mesut Özil (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
51' Foul by Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading).
50' Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal).
50' Chris Gunter (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
49' Attempt missed. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) with an attempt from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Santiago Cazorla following a set piece situation.
48' Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
48' Foul by Michael Hector (Reading).
47' Foul by Mesut Özil (Arsenal).
47' Michael Hector (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
46' Foul by Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal).
46' Daniel Williams (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Second Half begins Reading 0, Arsenal 1.
45' + 2' First Half ends, Reading 0, Arsenal 1.
Yellow Card
45' + 2' Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
45' + 2' Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.
45' + 2' Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading).
45' + 1' Mesut Özil (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
45' + 1' Foul by Jordan Obita (Reading).
45' Attempt missed. Daniel Williams (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Garath McCleary with a cross.
44' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Alex Pearce.
44' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Jordan Obita.
42' Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the left wing.
42' Foul by Daniel Williams (Reading).
41' Foul by Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal).
41' Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Goal
39' Goal! Reading 0, Arsenal 1. Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mesut Özil with a through ball.
35' Hand ball by Alex Pearce (Reading).
30' Francis Coquelin (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
30' Foul by Daniel Williams (Reading).
28' Delay over. They are ready to continue.
28' Delay in match Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal) because of an injury.
27' Offside, Reading. Nathaniel Chalobah tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
26' Attempt saved. Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) header from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Mathieu Debuchy with a cross.
25' Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
25' Foul by Daniel Williams (Reading).
22' Attempt missed. Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Danny Welbeck.
21' Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
21' Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading).
18' Attempt missed. Mesut Özil (Arsenal) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.
17' Danny Welbeck (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
17' Foul by Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading).
14' Corner, Reading. Conceded by Per Mertesacker.
14' Attempt blocked. Nathaniel Chalobah (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
13' Foul by Francis Coquelin (Arsenal).
13' Garath McCleary (Reading) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
13' Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.
13' Foul by Jordan Obita (Reading).
12' Offside, Reading. Jordan Obita tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
9' Attempt saved. Jordan Obita (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Hal Robson-Kanu.
8' Attempt blocked. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Mesut Özil with a cross.
8' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Chris Gunter.
8' Attempt saved. Per Mertesacker (Arsenal) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Mesut Özil with a cross.
7' Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Jordan Obita.
7' Attempt blocked. Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
5' Attempt saved. Danny Welbeck (Arsenal) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kieran Gibbs.
4' Offside, Reading. Adam Federici tries a through ball, but Jamie Mackie is caught offside.
2' Foul by Jamie Mackie (Reading).
2' Alexis Sánchez (Arsenal) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
First Half begins.
Lineups are announced and players are warming up.