Reading 1-2 Burton Albion

Tom Naylor
Tom Naylor winner at Reading was his second goal of the season

Tom Flanagan's first goal in more than five years and a freak Tom Naylor winner earned Burton a victory over Reading that lifts them out of the relegation zone.

More to follow.

Line-ups

Reading

  • 1Mannone
  • 19Bacuna
  • 5McShane
  • 6Moore
  • 2Gunter
  • 16EdwardsSubstituted forSwiftat 61'minutes
  • 4van den Berg
  • 38KellySubstituted forBödvarssonat 81'minutes
  • 14Aluko
  • 18Kermorgant
  • 17Barrow

Substitutes

  • 10Swift
  • 12McCleary
  • 20Ilori
  • 22Clement
  • 23Bödvarsson
  • 24Blackett
  • 31Jaakkola

Burton

  • 1Bywater
  • 10Akins
  • 2Brayford
  • 23Buxton
  • 6Turner
  • 12Flanagan
  • 18MillerSubstituted forAllenat 68'minutes
  • 15Naylor
  • 7MurphyBooked at 55minsSubstituted forMcFadzeanat 89'minutes
  • 11Dyer
  • 17SordellSubstituted forScannellat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Allen
  • 5McFadzean
  • 9Scannell
  • 19Palmer
  • 21Akpan
  • 24Campbell
  • 26Sbarra
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
21,771

Match Stats

Home TeamReadingAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home76%
Away24%
Shots
Home7
Away7
Shots on Target
Home2
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, Reading 1, Burton Albion 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Reading 1, Burton Albion 2.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Leandro Bacuna.

Foul by John Swift (Reading).

Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Kyle McFadzean replaces Luke Murphy.

Offside, Reading. Vito Mannone tries a through ball, but Modou Barrow is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Liam Moore (Reading) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Sone Aluko with a cross.

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Ben Turner.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Sean Scannell replaces Marvin Sordell.

Substitution

Substitution, Reading. Jón Dadi Bödvarsson replaces Liam Kelly.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 1, Burton Albion 2. Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 1, Burton Albion 1. Modou Barrow (Reading) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner.

Foul by Modou Barrow (Reading).

Luke Murphy (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Luke Murphy (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Lloyd Dyer.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Jamie Allen replaces Will Miller.

Attempt missed. Sone Aluko (Reading) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Joey van den Berg.

Paul McShane (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ben Turner (Burton Albion).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Joey van den Berg.

Substitution

Substitution, Reading. John Swift replaces David Edwards.

Foul by Joey van den Berg (Reading).

Marvin Sordell (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Modou Barrow (Reading) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Luke Murphy (Burton Albion) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Modou Barrow (Reading) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luke Murphy (Burton Albion).

Attempt blocked. Will Miller (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Lloyd Dyer.

Attempt missed. David Edwards (Reading) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Chris Gunter with a cross.

Attempt missed. Lloyd Dyer (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Lucas Akins with a cross.

Foul by Joey van den Berg (Reading).

Tom Naylor (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Reading 0, Burton Albion 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, Reading 0, Burton Albion 1.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Tom Flanagan (Burton Albion) because of an injury.

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Tom Flanagan.

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Ben Turner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 0, Burton Albion 1. Tom Flanagan (Burton Albion) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lucas Akins.

goal

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