Premier League

March 8, 2008

Full-time

Reading

2 - 0

Manchester City

Premier League

15:00 +00:00, March 8, 2008

Madejski Stadium, England

  • 90'

    End of the game

  • 90'

    The referee has signaled the end of the second half

  • 90'

    Sun Jihai takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: open play

  • 90'

    Throw-in: Felipe Caicedo takes it (Defending)

  • 90'

    Ivar Ingimarsson blocks the shot

  • 90'

    Felipe Caicedo hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 90'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 90'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 90'

    Kevin Doyle hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 90'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 90'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 89'

    Kevin Doyle hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 89'

    That last goal was assisted by Kalifa Cisse (Pass from Own Half)

  • 88'

    Goal!! Dave Kitson hits a very good right footed shot to the lower right corner from the centre penalty area (aprox. 12 yards) and scores!! Reading now leads 2 - 0

  • 88'

    Dave Kitson hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: goal

  • 87'

    Kalifa Cisse takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: pass

  • 87'

    Michael Ball commits a foul on Kevin Doyle resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 87'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Defending)

  • 87'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 86'

    Felipe Caicedo hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 86'

    Vedran Corluka crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 85'

    Javier Garrido takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left wing. Outcome: pass

  • 85'

    Andre Bikey commits a foul on Benjani Mwaruwari resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 84'

    Joe Hart takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 84'

    Offside called on Kevin Doyle

  • 84'

    John Oster crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 84'

    John Oster takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right channel. Outcome: cross

  • 84'

    Javier Garrido commits a foul on Dave Kitson resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 83'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 83'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Attacking)

  • 82'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 82'

    Reading makes a sub: Dave Kitson enters for Shane Long. Reason: Tactical

  • 82'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a good save (Catch)

  • 82'

    Benjani Mwaruwari hits a good header. Outcome: save

  • 81'

    Sun Jihai crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 81'

    Blumer Elano hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 81'

    Joe Hart takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 81'

    Offside called on Shane Long

  • 80'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 80'

    Throw-in: Joe Hart takes it (Defending)

  • 80'

    Ivar Ingimarsson blocks the shot

  • 80'

    Blumer Elano hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 79'

    Reading makes a sub: Kalifa Cisse enters for Marek Matejovsky. Reason: Tactical

  • 79'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Defending)

  • 78'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Defending)

  • 78'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 77'

    John Oster takes the corner kick from the right byline with his right foot and hits an outswinger to the centre, resulting in: open play

  • 77'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 76'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 75'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 74'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 74'

    Offside called on Sun Jihai

  • 74'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 73'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Attacking)

  • 72'

    Blumer Elano takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the near post, resulting in: open play

  • 72'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 72'

    Felipe Caicedo crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 71'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 70'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 70'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 69'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 69'

    Joe Hart makes a very good save (Parry)

  • 68'

    Stephen Hunt hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 67'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 67'

    Man City makes a sub: Nery Castillo enters for Dietmar Hamann. Reason: Tactical

  • 67'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 66'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 66'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 64'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 64'

    Sun Jihai takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 63'

    Nicky Shorey commits a foul on Blumer Elano resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 63'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 63'

    Shane Long hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 62'

    That last goal was assisted by Kevin Doyle (Pass from Left Penalty Area)

  • 62'

    Goal!! Shane Long hits a very good right footed shot to the lower left corner from the centre penalty area (aprox. 12 yards) and scores!! Reading now leads 1 - 0

  • 62'

    Shane Long hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: goal

  • 62'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 61'

    Benjani Mwaruwari hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 61'

    Joe Hart makes an outstanding save (Parry)

  • 61'

    Andre Bikey hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 60'

    Stephen Hunt takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: open play

  • 60'

    Vedran Corluka blocks the shot

  • 60'

    Kevin Doyle hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 59'

    Man City makes a sub: Felipe Caicedo enters for Darius Vassell. Reason: Tactical

  • 59'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 58'

    John Oster takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the far post, resulting in: open play

  • 58'

    John Oster crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 57'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 57'

    Nicky Shorey crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 57'

    Nicky Shorey takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

  • 56'

    Vedran Corluka commits a foul on Kevin Doyle resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 56'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 56'

    Blumer Elano hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 55'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Defending)

  • 55'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 54'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a good save (Catch)

  • 54'

    Fernandes Gelson hits(volley) a good right footed shot. Outcome: save

  • 54'

    Andre Bikey clears the ball from danger.

  • 54'

    Michael Johnson crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 53'

    Ivar Ingimarsson clears the ball from danger.

  • 53'

    Sun Jihai crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 53'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Attacking)

  • 52'

    Blumer Elano takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the near post, resulting in: out of play

  • 52'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 52'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 52'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 52'

    Benjani Mwaruwari commits a foul on James Harper resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 51'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Attacking)

  • 51'

    Vedran Corluka takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 51'

    Shane Long commits a foul on Dietmar Hamann resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 50'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 49'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 49'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 49'

    Marek Matejovsky hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 49'

    Michael Johnson clears the ball from danger.

  • 49'

    Stephen Hunt takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the far post, resulting in: clearance

  • 49'

    Benjani Mwaruwari clears the ball from danger.

  • 48'

    Stephen Hunt takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the near post, resulting in: clearance

  • 48'

    Throw-in: John Oster takes it (Attacking)

  • 48'

    Andre Bikey clears the ball from danger.

  • 48'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: clearance

  • 47'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 47'

    Blumer Elano crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

  • 46'

    Sun Jihai takes a direct freekick with his left foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 46'

    James Harper commits a foul on Fernandes Gelson resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 45'

    The second half is under way

  • 45'

    The referee has signaled the end of the first half

  • 45'

    Stephen Hunt takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the right wing. Outcome: open play

  • 45'

    Dietmar Hamann commits a foul on Marek Matejovsky resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 45'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 45'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 45'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 45'

    Joe Hart takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 45'

    Offside called on Kevin Doyle

  • 45'

    Michael Johnson is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 43'

    Joe Hart makes a good save (Catch)

  • 43'

    Liam Rosenior crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 42'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Attacking)

  • 42'

    Vedran Corluka blocks the shot

  • 42'

    Kevin Doyle hits a good left footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 42'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 41'

    Vedran Corluka blocks the shot

  • 41'

    Marek Matejovsky hits a good right footed shot. Outcome: blocked

  • 40'

    John Oster takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: shot

  • 40'

    Throw-in: Shane Long takes it (Attacking)

  • 39'

    Dietmar Hamann takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: open play

  • 39'

    Marek Matejovsky commits a foul on Michael Johnson resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 39'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 38'

    Shane Long hits a good header, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

  • 38'

    John Oster crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 38'

    John Oster takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

  • 38'

    Sun Jihai commits a foul on Shane Long resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 38'

    Throw-in: Sun Jihai takes it (Defending)

  • 37'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 37'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 36'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 35'

    Stephen Hunt takes the corner kick from the right byline with his left foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: open play

  • 34'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a good save (Catch)

  • 34'

    Blumer Elano crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 33'

    Blumer Elano takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and passes it to a teammate resulting in: open play

  • 33'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 33'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 33'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 32'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Attacking)

  • 32'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Attacking)

  • 32'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 32'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 31'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 31'

    Throw-in: John Oster takes it (Attacking)

  • 29'

    Man City makes a sub: Sun Jihai enters for Richard Dunne. Reason: Serious Injury

  • 28'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a good save (Catch)

  • 28'

    Benjani Mwaruwari hits a good header. Outcome: save

  • 28'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 27'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 27'

    Throw-in: Vedran Corluka takes it (Defending)

  • 27'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 26'

    Richard Dunne commits a foul on Ivar Ingimarsson resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 26'

    Blumer Elano crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 25'

    Blumer Elano takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: cross

  • 25'

    James Harper commits a foul on Fernandes Gelson resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 25'

    Richard Dunne takes a direct freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 25'

    John Oster commits a foul on Michael Johnson resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 25'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 25'

    Vedran Corluka hits a good right footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: over bar

  • 24'

    Blumer Elano crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 24'

    Blumer Elano takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left wing. Outcome: cross

  • 24'

    Andre Bikey commits a foul on Benjani Mwaruwari resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 23'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Attacking)

  • 23'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a good save (Catch)

  • 23'

    Blumer Elano takes the corner kick from the left byline with his right foot and hits an inswinger to the centre, resulting in: save

  • 22'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 22'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 20'

    Throw-in: Stephen Hunt takes it (Attacking)

  • 20'

    Joe Hart makes a very good save (Catch)

  • 20'

    Stephen Hunt hits a good header. Outcome: save

  • 20'

    John Oster crosses the ball. Outcome: shot

  • 19'

    Throw-in: John Oster takes it (Attacking)

  • 19'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 19'

    Nicky Shorey crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 18'

    Dietmar Hamann is awarded a yellow card. Reason: unsporting behaviour

  • 18'

    Nicky Shorey takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the right channel. Outcome: cross

  • 18'

    Dietmar Hamann commits a foul on Stephen Hunt resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 17'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 17'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 16'

    Marcus Hahnemann makes a very good save (Punch)

  • 16'

    Blumer Elano crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 16'

    Blumer Elano takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the right wing. Outcome: cross

  • 16'

    Nicky Shorey commits a foul on Michael Johnson resulting on a free kick for Man City

  • 15'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Attacking)

  • 15'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 14'

    Throw-in: Javier Garrido takes it (Defending)

  • 14'

    Joe Hart takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 14'

    Offside called on Kevin Doyle

  • 13'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 12'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 12'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

  • 11'

    Joe Hart takes an indirect freekick with his right foot from his own half. Outcome: open play

  • 11'

    Offside called on Kevin Doyle

  • 11'

    Marek Matejovsky takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: pass

  • 11'

    Dietmar Hamann commits a foul on Kevin Doyle resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 10'

    John Oster crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 9'

    John Oster takes a direct freekick with his right foot from the left channel. Outcome: cross

  • 9'

    Blumer Elano commits a foul on Stephen Hunt resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 9'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 8'

    Javier Garrido hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss left

  • 7'

    Throw-in: Liam Rosenior takes it (Defending)

  • 7'

    Liam Rosenior blocks the cross

  • 7'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: blocked

  • 6'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 6'

    Stephen Hunt takes a direct freekick with his left foot from the right channel. Outcome: open play

  • 5'

    Michael Johnson commits a foul on John Oster resulting on a free kick for Reading

  • 5'

    Marcus Hahnemann takes a long goal kick

  • 5'

    Michael Johnson hits a good left footed shot, but it is off target. Outcome: miss right

  • 5'

    Joe Hart makes a good save (Catch)

  • 5'

    Stephen Hunt crosses the ball. Outcome: save

  • 4'

    Throw-in: Kevin Doyle takes it (Attacking)

  • 4'

    Throw-in: Nicky Shorey takes it (Defending)

  • 4'

    Darius Vassell crosses the ball. Outcome: open play

  • 2'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 1'

    Throw-in: Vedran Corluka takes it (Defending)

  • 1'

    Joe Hart takes a long goal kick

  • 1'

    Liam Rosenior crosses the ball. Outcome: out of play

  • 0'

    Game on!