EFL Cup - Second Round
Reading2MK Dons2
Reading win 4-2 on penalties

Reading 2-2 Milton Keynes Dons (4-2 pens)

Jordan Obita
Jordan Obita had never scored for Reading in 123 appearances

Reading reached the third round of the EFL Cup with a 4-2 penalty shootout win over MK Dons.

Jordan Obita scored the decisive spot-kick, the Dons having missed two of their four attempts after the game finished 2-2 following extra time.

MK Dons took the lead in normal time through Dean Bowditch's penalty, before Callum Harriott's long-range leveller.

Harriott's extra-time second was then cancelled out by Kabongo Tshimanga with two minutes remaining.

Line-ups

Reading

  • 31JaakkolaBooked at 34mins
  • 30Watson
  • 3Cooper
  • 16MooreBooked at 81mins
  • 11Obita
  • 21QuinnBooked at 81mins
  • 28GravenberchSubstituted forWilliamsat 75'minutes
  • 38KellySubstituted forEvansat 52'minutes
  • 15Harriott
  • 9Mendes
  • 10RakelsSubstituted forBeerensat 21'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bond
  • 2Gunter
  • 6Evans
  • 7Beerens
  • 18Kermorgant
  • 23Williams

MK Dons

  • 19Nicholls
  • 12Williams
  • 23Downing
  • 5Wootton
  • 24Tilney
  • 22JacksonSubstituted forReevesat 45'minutes
  • 6UpsonBooked at 103mins
  • 20Rasulo
  • 30Thomas-AsanteSubstituted forWilliamsat 70'minutes
  • 27Tshimanga
  • 9BowditchBooked at 60minsSubstituted forCarruthersat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Carruthers
  • 10Reeves
  • 11Williams
  • 21Brittain
  • 26Furlong
  • 29Burns
  • 32Osei-Bonsu
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
6,848

Match Stats

Home TeamReadingAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home16
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away5
Corners
Home9
Away7
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Reading 2(4), MK Dons 2(2).

Penalties over

Penalty Shootout ends, Reading 2(4), MK Dons 2(2).

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(4), MK Dons 2(2). Jordan Obita (Reading) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(3), MK Dons 2(2). George C Williams (MK Dons) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty missed! Bad penalty by Callum Harriott (Reading) right footed shot misses to the right. Callum Harriott should be disappointed.

Penalty saved! Samir Carruthers (MK Dons) fails to capitalise on this great opportunity, right footed shot saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(3), MK Dons 2(1). Stephen Quinn (Reading) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty missed! Still Reading 2(2), MK Dons 2(1). Ben Reeves (MK Dons) hits the bar with a right footed shot.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(2), MK Dons 2(1). George Evans (Reading) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(1), MK Dons 2(1). Ed Upson (MK Dons) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2(1), MK Dons 2. Danny Williams (Reading) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalties in progress

Penalty Shootout begins Reading 2, MK Dons 2.

Second Half Extra Time ends, Reading 2, MK Dons 2.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Liam Moore.

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2, MK Dons 2. Kabongo Tshimanga (MK Dons) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

Booking

Danny Williams (Reading) is shown the yellow card for hand ball.

Stephen Quinn (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Giorgio Rasulo (MK Dons).

Goal!

Goal! Reading 2, MK Dons 1. Callum Harriott (Reading) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Ben Reeves.

Attempt saved. Ben Reeves (MK Dons) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Roy Beerens (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Samir Carruthers (MK Dons).

Attempt missed. Samir Carruthers (MK Dons) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Second Half Extra Time begins Reading 1, MK Dons 1.

First Half Extra Time ends, Reading 1, MK Dons 1.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Tennai Watson.

Booking

Ed Upson (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Joseph Mendes (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

Giorgio Rasulo (MK Dons) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Ben Reeves (MK Dons) hits the right post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Anssi Jaakkola.

Roy Beerens (Reading) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George B Williams (MK Dons).

First Half Extra Time begins Reading 1, MK Dons 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Reading 1, MK Dons 1.

Attempt missed. Joseph Mendes (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Reading. Conceded by Lee Nicholls.

Attempt saved. Roy Beerens (Reading) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

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