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Reading   1 - 0   West Brom

Shane Long strikes
Long notches the winning goal at the Madejski Stadium

Shane Long struck just before half-time as Championship Reading stunned 10-man Premier League West Brom in the FA Cup.

The Royals had early chances, with Baggies defender Marek Cech hacking clear and Long firing a chance over.

But Long collected Noel Hunt's flick, outpaced Gianni Zuiverloon and steered in his seventh goal in six matches.

After the break James Morrison headed a good chance wide for the Baggies, who had half-time substitute Jonas Olsson dismissed for two rapid yellow cards.

Reading who beat the Baggies and Liverpool en route to the quarter-finals last season, were unbeaten in seven matches at home going into the match.

Albion were disappointing, though they were convinced they should have had a penalty when Ishmael Miller fell under Ian Harte's challenge.

Miller twice went close on his first start of the season and Morrison hit the top of the crossbar.

For the home side, Harte curled a free-kick narrowly wide, and after Jobi McAnuff created space on the left, Hunt sent in a powerful header from 10 yards that was brilliantly saved by Boaz Myhill, recalled in place of Scott Carson.

Olsson was booked only moments after entering the fray, and when he lost control of the ball and then hauled down Long after the striker had dispossessed him, referee Jon Moss had no option but to produce the red card.

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Saturday, 8 January 2011

The FA Cup

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Reading 1-0 West Brom FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Long 41

    Reading

    • 01 Federici
    • 05 Mills
    • 23 Harte
    • 24 Cummings
    • 26 Pearce
    • 04 Karacan
    • 08 Leigertwood
    • 11 McAnuff
    • 14 Kebe
    • 09 Long (Church 75)
    • 10 Hunt (Robson-Kanu 86)

    Substitutes

    • 41 McCarthy,
    • 16 Ingimarsson,
    • 07 Tabb,
    • 17 Antonio,
    • 19 Robson-Kanu,
    • 20 Howard,
    • 18 Church

    West Brom

    Substitutes

    Ref: MossAtt: 13,005
    READING
    WEST BROM

    Possession

    • Reading 52%
    • West Brom 48%

    Attempts on target

    • Reading 5
    • West Brom 1

    Attempts off target

    • Reading 6
    • West Brom 4

    Corners

    • Reading 4
    • West Brom 3

    Fouls

    • Reading 12
    • West Brom 13
    • Final Result
    • 94:23 The final whistle is blown by the referee.
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+3:21 Marek Cech challenges Jem Karacan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mikele Leigertwood restarts play with the free kick.
    • 90:00+2:56 James Hurst crosses the ball, Adam Federici makes a comfortable save.
    • 90:00+2:20 Simon Church is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Chris Brunt takes the free kick.
    • 90:00+1:54 Unfair challenge on Graham Dorrans by Hal Robson-Kanu results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Graham Dorrans.
    • 90:00+0:33 The assistant referee signals for offside against Hal Robson-Kanu. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.
    • 86:58 Matt Mills gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Roman Bednar. Free kick taken by Jerome Thomas.
    • 85:23 Substitution Hal Robson-Kanu joins the action as a substitute, replacing Noel Hunt.
    • 84:21 Unfair challenge on Roman Bednar by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Chris Brunt has an effort direct from the free kick.
    • 79:14 A cross is delivered by Jerome Thomas, comfortable save by Adam Federici.
    • 76:15 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jerome Thomas by Jimmy Kebe. Gonzalo Jara restarts play with the free kick.
    • 75:45 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Simon Church by James Hurst. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte.
    • 74:11 Substitution Simon Church is brought on as a substitute for Shane Long.
    • 73:30 Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt played to the near post, clearance by Shane Long.
    • 72:12 Corner taken by Chris Brunt.
    • 71:40 Foul by Graham Dorrans on Shaun Cummings, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Adam Federici.
    • 70:51 Jobi McAnuff challenges James Morrison unfairly and gives away a free kick. James Morrison restarts play with the free kick.
    • 66:52 Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball.
    • 66:11 Short corner taken by Jobi McAnuff.
    • 64:57 The ball is crossed by Jem Karacan, save made by Boaz Myhill.
    • 62:28 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ian Harte, clearance made by James Hurst.
    • 62:28 Substitution Giles Barnes goes off and Jerome Thomas comes on.
    • 61:22 Free kick awarded for a foul by Graham Dorrans on Noel Hunt. Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Ian Harte.
    • 61:22 Booking The referee books Graham Dorrans for unsporting behaviour.
    • 59:33 Foul by Jonas Olsson on Shane Long, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ian Harte, Noel Hunt takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.
    • 59:33 Sent off Jonas Olsson is sent off by the referee for second bookable offence.
    • 53:10 James Morrison takes a shot.
    • 51:40 Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Gonzalo Jara results in a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.
    • 51:40 Substitution Roman Bednar joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ishmael Miller.
    • 50:44 Ishmael Miller is ruled offside. Adam Federici takes the free kick.
    • 50:06 The offside flag is raised against Noel Hunt. Boaz Myhill takes the indirect free kick.
    • 48:40 The ball is sent over by Giles Barnes, Header by James Morrison from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.
    • 48:09 Jobi McAnuff takes a shot. Boaz Myhill makes a comfortable save.
    • 47:56 Noel Hunt fouled by James Hurst, the ref awards a free kick. Noel Hunt takes the direct free kick.
    • 46:56 Effort on goal by Jem Karacan from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
    • 46:56 Booking Jonas Olsson booked for unsporting behaviour.
    • 45:01 The game restarts for the second half.
    • 45:01 Substitution Jonas Olsson is brought on as a substitute for Paul Scharner.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+1:06 The referee calls an end to the first half.
    • 45:00+0:08 Unfair challenge on Shane Long by Gonzalo Jara results in a free kick. Noel Hunt restarts play with the free kick.
    • 42:26 Marek Cech fouled by Jem Karacan, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Graham Dorrans.
    • 40:01 Assist on the goal came from Noel Hunt.
    • 40:01 GOAL - Shane LongReading 1 - 0 West Brom Shane Long gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Reading 1-0 West Brom.
    • 35:40 Giles Barnes fouled by Mikele Leigertwood, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Graham Dorrans.
    • 35:08 The offside flag is raised against Ishmael Miller. Matt Mills takes the free kick.
    • 34:28 The ball is crossed by Jimmy Kebe, Shane Long conjures a left-footed shot from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.
    • 29:37 Corner taken by Jobi McAnuff, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Alex Pearce goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
    • 27:48 Marek Cech fouled by Noel Hunt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
    • 26:17 Free kick awarded for a foul by Jobi McAnuff on James Hurst. Giles Barnes restarts play with the free kick.
    • 24:17 Marek Cech produces a cross.
    • 22:16 Shot by Jimmy Kebe from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
    • 21:07 Effort from inside the area by Ishmael Miller misses to the right of the target.
    • 20:30 A cross is delivered by Jobi McAnuff, comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.
    • 18:39 Jobi McAnuff delivers the ball, save by Boaz Myhill.
    • 17:33 Giles Barnes delivers the ball, Unfair challenge on Adam Federici by Ishmael Miller results in a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.
    • 16:36 Corner taken left-footed by Chris Brunt, clearance by Matt Mills.
    • 15:30 Ian Harte takes the inswinging corner, save by Boaz Myhill.
    • 15:11 Noel Hunt takes a shot. Save made by Boaz Myhill.
    • 13:43 A cross is delivered by Shane Long, comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.
    • 12:38 Jimmy Kebe crosses the ball, comfortable save by Boaz Myhill.
    • 10:50 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Shane Long by Chris Brunt. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Ian Harte.
    • 9:55 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Giles Barnes by Mikele Leigertwood. Giles Barnes takes the direct free kick.
    • 7:56 James Hurst fouled by Matt Mills, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
    • 6:54 Noel Hunt fouled by James Hurst, the ref awards a free kick. Ian Harte takes the direct free kick.
    • 5:43 Ishmael Miller challenges Adam Federici unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Federici restarts play with the free kick.
    • 4:00 Gianni Zuiverloon gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shane Long. Ian Harte has an effort direct from the free kick.
    • 3:06 The ball is swung over by Shaun Cummings, Boaz Myhill makes a comfortable save.
    • 2:09 Ishmael Miller takes a shot. Save by Adam Federici.
    • 1:13 Unfair challenge on James Morrison by Mikele Leigertwood results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Gonzalo Jara.
    • 0:24 Shane Long is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Boaz Myhill.
    • 0:00 The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

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