READING. Hull City and Reading draw 1-1. R. Slater scored the first goal (26′) for Hull City. A. Carroll made it even (43′). Hull City was much superior in terms of ball possession (61%)
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 Gavin Ward with the assistance of Samuel Lewis and Matthew Smith. The 4th official was Jeremy Simpson.
Hull City was in firm control of the ball 61% while Reading was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Hull City was more aggressive with 39 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. However, that was not enough Hull City to win the match.
Reading shot 11 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Hull City shot 12 times, 4 on target, 3 off target.
Reading received 2 yellow cards (Andy Carroll and A. Yiadom). On the other side, Hull City received 1 yellow card (Alfie Jones).
After this contest, Reading will have 45 points like Birmingham City to remain in the 17th place. On the other side, Hull City will have 47 points to hold in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Reading will play away against Huddersfield Town on the 6th of May with a 7-6 head to head statistic in favor of Reading (6 draws).
Hull City will play away agasint Luton Town on the 6th of May with a 5-3 head to head statistic in favor of Luton Town (1 draw).
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 , Naby Sarr , Liam Moore , Andy Yiadom , Thomas Ince , Jeff Hendrick , Cesare Casadei , Tom McIntyre , Lucas João and Andy Carroll .
The home team had on the bench: Kelvin Ehibhaimha, Amadou Salif Mbengue, Scott Dann, Dean Anthony Bouzanis, Femi Azeez, Nesta Guinness-Walker and Tyrese Fornah.
Reading could not rely on the presence of S. Dann (injured).
Reading made 4 changes: Liam Moore for Scott Dann (16′), T. Mcintyre for Nesta Guinness-Walker (40′), C. Casadei for Tyrese Fornah (88′) and C. Casadei for Femi Azeez (88′).
Best player: Lucas João
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Reading was Lucas João.
His rating iswith 19 passes (68% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 14.
Hull City – Formation
Hull City started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
Liam Rosenior played with: Karl Darlow, Lewie Coyle , Alfie Jones , Sean McLoughlin , Jacob Greaves , Malcolm Ebiowei , Jean Michaël Seri , Regan Slater , Allahyar Sayyadmanesh , Adama Traoré and Óscar Estupiñán .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Dimitrios Pelkas, Greg Docherty, Callum Elder, Ozan Tufan, Thimothee Lo-Tutala, Ryan Longman and Tobias Pereira Figueiredo.
Hull City made 4 changes: Óscar Estupiñán for Ryan Longman (65′), Adama Traoré for Ozan Tufan (73′), Jacob Greaves for Callum Elder (87′) and A. Sayyadmanesh for Dimitris Pelkas (88′).
Best player: Regan Slater
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Hull City was Regan Slater.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 53 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 1 duel out of 3.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Watford – Wigan Athletic – 1-1
- Sunderland – Luton Town – 1-1
- Stoke City – Norwich City – 0-0
- Reading – Hull City – 1-1
- Queens Park Rangers – Birmingham City – 0-1
- Millwall – Huddersfield Town – 0-1
- Middlesbrough – Preston North End – 4-0
- Blackpool – Coventry City – 1-4