READING. Millwall beats Reading 1-0 after A. Voglsammer scored a penalty (11′). Reading lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Select Car Leasing Stadium stadium in Reading on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Michael Salisbury who was helped by Stuart Burt and Simon Bennett. The 4th official was James Bell. The weather was rainy. The temperature was quite cold at 6 degrees Celsius or 42.82 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.
Reading had a superior ball possession 60% while Millwall was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Reading had a more offensive attitude with 47 dangerous attacks and 2 shots of which 0 were on target. Notwithstanding, Millwall succeeded in find the solution to win this match.
Reading shot 2 times, 0 on target, 1 off target. Talking about the opposition, Millwall shot 8 times, 1 on target, 5 off target.
Reading received 2 yellow cards (P. Ince and Tom Ince). On the other side, Millwall didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Reading will stay with 44 points to sit in the 16th place. Regarding the opposition, Millwall will have 57 points to remain in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Reading will play away with Huddersfield Town on the 6th of May with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Reading (6 draws).
Millwall will host Blackburn Rovers on the 6th of May with a 8-3 head to head in favor of Blackburn Rovers (6 draws).
Reading – Formation
Reading started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Paul Ince decided to play with the following team: Joe Lumley, Thomas Holmes, Scott Dann, Naby Sarr, Andy Yiadom, Thomas Ince, Jeff Hendrick, Tom McIntyre, Nesta Guinness-Walker, Shane Long and Andy Carroll.
The home team had on the bench: Cesare Casadei, Liam Moore , Dean Anthony Bouzanis, Tyrese Momodu Fornah, Femi Azeez , Lucas João and Amadou Salif Mbengue .
Reading made 5 changes: A. Yiadom for Amadou Salif Mbengue (46′), S. Dann for Liam Moore (46′), N. Guinness-Walker for C. Casadei (60′), Ingo Goetze for Lucas João (61′) and T. Mcintyre for Femi Azeez (78′).
Best player: Lucas João
The player that probably impressed the most for Reading was Lucas João.
His rating iswith 11 passes (100% accurate) and 1 key pass. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 61′.
Millwall – Formation
Millwall started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Gary Rowett played with: George Long, Danny McNamara, Charlie Cresswell, Jake Cooper, Murray Wallace, Ryan Leonard , George Saville , George Honeyman , Zian Flemming , Andreas Voglsammer and Tom Bradshaw .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Bartosz Bialkowski, Scott Malone, Jamie Shackleton, Shaun Hutchinson, Duncan Watmore, Romain Esse and Oliver Burke .
Millwall made 2 changes: George Honeyman for Oliver Burke (78′) and Andreas Voglsammer for Shaun Hutchinson (78′).
Best player: Andreas Voglsammer
The player that probably impressed the most for Millwall was Andreas Voglsammer.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 18 passes (50% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- West Bromwich Albion – Huddersfield Town – 1-0
- Swansea City – Middlesbrough – 1-3
- Sheffield United – Luton Town – 0-1
- Reading – Millwall – 0-1
- Queens Park Rangers – Watford – 1-0
- Preston North End – Cardiff City – 2-0
- Coventry City – Hull City – 1-1
- Burnley – Wigan Athletic – 3-0
- Bristol City – Blackpool – 2-0
- Birmingham City – Rotherham United – 2-0