Reading striker Noel Hunt cautious over Wembley final

Noel Hunt
Hunt has scored 10 goals in 39 games for Reading this season

Noel Hunt has warned Reading not to get carried away by their Championship play-off final at Wembley.

Reading face ex-boss Brendan Rodgers' Swansea for a place in the Premier League, in a tie worth around £90m.

"It's probably the most expensive game we'll play, it's a massive game for the club and we know how big it is," the 28-year-old striker told BBC Berkshire.

"But we need to play the game, not the occasion, and go out and do things right - if we do that we'll win."

Hunt continued: "It's a big achievement getting to Wembley but it doesn't scratch the surface if you don't win and that's the massive thing.

"We're going there to win and there are no mistakes about that."

Reading have never won promotion via the play-offs and were last in a play-off final in 2001, when they were beaten 3-2 by Walsall in the Division Two decider.

But Hunt says he is undaunted by the task that lies ahead at Wembley.

"It's the home of football so it will be nice but I think I'll admire that after the game," he said.

"If we win I'll embrace it, but before that it's just the the lines of the pitch that will make the difference, so it will all be the same for me."

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