Reading 2-0 Bristol City: The Royals comfortably secure three points
Reading beat Bristol City with a 2-0 victory on Saturday at the Madejski Stadium. Reading were looking to get back to winning ways after losing their last match 3-2 to Swansea City. Bristol were able to continue their winning streak after a 2-0 win against West Bromwich Albion in their last match. Reading and Bristol currently occupy 7th and 12th spots in the table, with 25 points and 21 points respectively after 17 matches.
After an uneventful first half, whatever was said in the dressing room at half time, seemed to have a positive effect on The Royals who started the second half strongly, when Mamadou Loum found the net, at 52 minutes. However they weren’t finished yet and Andy Carroll made it 2-0 just before the full time to make it 2-0.
Substitutions for Reading included Shane Long, Nelson Abbey and Andy Carroll for Lucas Joao, Junior Hoilett and Yakou Meite, respectively. Bristol replaced Tommy Conway, Andreas Weimann, Chris Martin, Cameron Pring and Andy King with Nahki Wells, Joe Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jay Dasilva and Zak Vyner.
There were bookings for Rahman Baba and Mamadou Loum from Reading. For Bristol, Tommy Conway, Cameron Pring and Chris Martin saw yellow.
Reading will play away against Burnley, while Bristol will face Swansea City at home.
|Reading:||Mamadou Loum, Lucas Joao (Shane Long, min.68), Rahman Baba, Junior Hoilett (Nelson Abbey, min.87) and Yakou Meite (Andy Carroll, min.88)|
|Bristol City:||Nahki Wells (Tommy Conway, min.56), Joe Williams (Andreas Weimann, min.57), Antoine Semenyo (Chris Martin, min.57), Jay Dasilva (Cameron Pring, min.70) and Zak Vyner (Andy King, min.81)|
|Stadium:||the Madejski Stadium|
|Goals:||Mamadou Loum (1-0, min. 52) and Andy Carroll (2-0, min. 90)|