Liverpool's faint hopes of European qualification suffered a further setback as Reading held them to a second successive draw on an afternoon of frustration at the Madejski Stadium.
Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy produced a man-of-the-match display, with a string of outstanding saves.
Liverpool, however, had a host of chances, Luis Suarez going closest with a chip that was cleared off the line.
Reading twice went close late on but Liverpool's Pepe Reina stood firm.
More to follow.