READING. AFC Bournemouth had a surprising win over Reading with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Solanke (44′) and a goal from J. Lowe (59′).
The match was played at the Madejski Stadium stadium in Reading on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford with the help of Rob Smith and Bhupinder Gill. The 4th official was Andy Davies. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 7.6 degrees Celsius or 45.75 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 91%.
- 48 Ball Possession 52
- 11 Total 8
- 1 On Target 3
- 10 Off Target 5
- 1 Shots blocked 0
- 104 Attack 103
- 47 Dangerous attack 47
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 5
- 8 Total 9
- 1 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 1 Substitutions 3
The ball possession was similar. Reading was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. AFC Bournemouth that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Reading was more aggressive with 47 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, AFC Bournemouth managed to find the solution to win this match.
Reading shot 11 times, 1 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Reading received 1 yellow card (J. Laurent). On the opposite side, AFC Bournemouth received 3 yellow cards (J. Anthony, G. Kilkenny and C. Mepham).
After this match, Reading will stay with 19 points like Birmingham City and Bristol City to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, AFC Bournemouth will have 37 points to stay in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Championship, Reading will play away against Millwall on the 2nd of November with a 8-5 head to head stats in favor of Reading (5 draws).
AFC Bournemouth will host Preston North End on the 3rd of November with a 2-2 head to head.
Reading – Formation
Reading started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Veljko Paunovic decided to play with the following team: Luke Southwood, Andy Yiadom , Liam Moore , Scott Dann , Abdul Baba Rahman , Danny Drinkwater , Josh Laurent , Ayotomiwa Dele-Bashiru , John Swift , Ovie Ejaria and George Pușcaș .
The home team had on the bench: Mamadi Camará, Rafael, Jahmari Clarke, T. Ashcroft, T. Holmes, K. Ehibhatiomhan and C. Osorio.
Reading made only 1 change substituting G. Puscas for J. Clarke (85′).
Best player: Danny Drinkwater
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Reading was Danny Drinkwater.
His rating iswith 56 passes (78% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
AFC Bournemouth – Formation
AFC Bournemouth started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
On the opposite side, Scott Parker played with: Mark Travers, Jack Stacey , Gary Cahill , Lloyd Kelly , Jordan Zemura , Jefferson Lerma , Gavin Kilkenny , Philip Billing , Ryan Christie , Dominic Solanke and Jaidon Anthony .
They had on the bench: L. Cook, E. Marcondes, Jamal Lowe, Chris Mepham , Ø. Nyland, Ben Pearson and M. Rogers.
AFC Bournemouth made 3 changes: G. Kilkenny for B. Pearson (46′), J. Anthony for J. Lowe (56′) and J. Zemura for C. Mepham (70′).
Best player: Lloyd Kelly
The player that probably impressed the most for AFC Bournemouth was Lloyd Kelly even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 66 passes (87% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 6.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.
- Bristol City – Barnsley – 2-1
- Derby County – Blackburn Rovers – 1-2
- Fulham – West Bromwich Albion – 3-0
- Huddersfield Town – Millwall – 1-0
- Hull City – Coventry City – 0-1
- Middlesbrough – Birmingham City – 0-2
- Preston North End – Luton Town – 2-0
- Reading – AFC Bournemouth – 0-2
- Sheffield United – Blackpool – 0-1
- Stoke City – Cardiff City – 3-3
- Swansea City – Peterborough United – 3-0