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The Liberty Stadium (ATT 20,336) 6th October 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: M Dean

Swansea Swansea City vs Reading Reading

Swansea 2

Michu (71)
W Routledge (78)

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Reading 2

P Pogrebnyak (31)
N Hunt (44)

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  1. FULL TIME. That's it, Swansea battle back to earn a deserved point. Thanks for your views today, stay with us for reaction.

  2. 90 (+4)

    This is end-to-end as both teams try to win. Reading win a corner on the left. They take and Robson-Kanu heads over from eight yards in the centre.

  3. 90 (+3)

    Swansea break forward and feed the ball to De Guzman who shoots just wide of the post from 15 yards on the right.

  4. 90 (+2)

    Reading come again and ALF passes to Kebe 12 yards out on the right who shoots just wide of Vorm's right post.

  5. 90 (+1)

    ALF tries an effort from 20 yards on the left but it is deflected away.

  6. Four minutes of added time are announced.

  7. 90

    Reading take the corner and win a throw in 20 yards out on the left.

  8. 90

    Williams has to head off the line from Karacan's header. It is a Reading corner on the right.

  9. 89

    Robson-Kanu is on for Tabb.

  10. 88

    Swansea take the throw in but De Guzman shoots wide from 15 yards in the centre.

  11. 87

    Swansea press again and Chico's shot is blocked. Ki then tries to run at goal but Shorey tackles and puts the ball out for a throw in 15 yards out on the right.

  12. 86

    De Guzman is on for Michu.

  13. 86

    Hernandez's volley from eight yards on the right and hits Shorey's right hand but the ref fails to give the penalty. It was stonewall and Swansea will feel robbed.

  14. 85

    Davies crosses from the left into the box but Moore is tackled by Gorkss who clears.

  15. 84

    Ki takes the corner but McCarthy gathers in his box.

  16. 83

    Swansea press and Rangel wins a corner off Shorey on the right.

  17. 82

    Michu presses but Cummings wins a throw in 20 yards out on the right.

  18. 81

    ALF crosses from 20 yards on the right but Williams heads away for a Reading throw in 25 yards out on the left.

  19. 80

    ALF is on for Pogrebnyak.

  20. 78

    GOAL - ROUTLEDGE!!!! A fantastic goal from Routledge. Ki wins the ball off Cummings near the halfway line on the left and feeds the ball to Routledge who plays a one-two with Moore before slotting home from 12 yards. Wow!!!

  21. 76

    Shorey has to put the ball out for a Swansea corner on the right. They take but Williams heads out for a goal kick.

  22. 75

    Davies takes the corner but Reading clear their box.

  23. 74

    Reading take the free-kick and feed the ball to Moore who tries an effort from 16 yards on the left and McCarthy is there again to save for a corner on the right.

  24. 73

    Roberts is booked for trying to delay a free-kick being take midway in the Reading half.

  25. 73

    Roberts is on for Hunt.

  26. 71

    GOAL - MICHU!!!! Swansea take the free-kick short and Routledge's cross from the right into te box takes a deflection into the path of Michu at the far post and he heads home from close range. Game on!!!

  27. 70

    Tabb concedes a free-kick 25 yards out in front of goal.

  28. 69

    Swansea come again and Ki creates a yard of space for himself before blasting well over from 25 yards to the left of goal.

  29. 67

    Swansea play a good passing move forward before Davies crosses from the left into the box but no one is there and Reading clear.

  30. 66

    Swansea take the corner but Kebe clears in the box.

  31. 65

    Reading take the corner on the left and win another on the right. Davies takes deep and Williams heads at goal from six yards at the far post but McCarthy is there to push the ball away for another corner on the left.

  32. 65

    Ki makes a great run and cuts inside from the right before shooting at goal and it takes a slight deflection and McCarthy again saves onto the post for a corner on the left.

  33. 64

    Reading press and McAnuff crosses into the box from 20 yards on the right but Williams heads away in the box.

  34. 62

    Hernandez is on for Dyer.

  35. 62

    Reading press but Williams clears from Pogrebnyak.

  36. 60

    Shorey puts the free-kick into the box but Chico clears in the box. Tabb is then booked for catching Michu midway in the Swansea half on the left.

  37. 59

    Chico fouls Hunt for a Reading free-kick 28 yards out on the left.

  38. 59

    Rangel takes the throw in and Michu flicks on in the box but Gorkss clears.

  39. 58

    Ki takes the corner and Chico wins a throw in ten yards out on the right. Swansea take it short and win another in a similar position.

  40. 57

    Dyer crosses into the box from ten yards on the right and Kebe heads out for a corner on the left.

  41. 55

    Hunt wins a free-kick 40 yards out on the right. Cummings takes it and Gorkss heads on but the ball rolls out for a goal kick, although Kebe thought it was a corner on the right.

  42. 53

    Moore is again denied by the diving McCarthy. Routledge crosses from 20 yards on the left and Moore heads at goal from eight yards in the centre but McCarthy dives well to his left and pushes the ball onto the post and reading clear.

  43. 52

    Swansea take the throw in and Michu tries to feed the ball through to Moore in the box but Gorkss intercepts and clears.

  44. 51

    Swansea take the free-kick and keep good possession before Rangle wins a throw in 22 yards out on the left.

  45. 50

    Dyer is fouled by Shorey for a Swansea free-kick on the halfway line on the right.

  46. 49

    Reading take the throw in short and Tabb lobs the ball into the far post but Hunt is given offside.

  47. 48

    McAnuff wins a throw in five yards out off Rangel.

  48. 47

    Moore is released into the box who tries an effort from ten yards but McCarthy is quickly off his line and saves well with his right foot and Kebe clears the loose ball.

  49. 46

    Swansea re-start the game.

  50. Moore is on for Graham for the second period.

  51. Fancy a bet? Sky Bet now go 12/1 for a home win, 5/1 for the draw and 1/5 for a Reading victory. If Swansea get the first goal, they could get back in this as they had the lion's share of possession but failed to convert.

  52. HALF TIME. Reading go in two up, stay with us for the second period!

  53. 45 (+2)

    Michu heads on a cross from Rangel in the box but McCarthy is quickly off his line to gather.

  54. 45 (+1)

    Routledge tries to get around Cummings on the left flank at the half way line and goes to ground but the ref waves play on.

  55. 45

    Two minutes of added time is announced.

  56. 44

    GOAL - HUNT!!! McAnuff tries an effort from 22 yards out which takes a delfection off Chico and balloons up and Hunt volleys home from six yards! Great technique!

  57. 43

    Michu and Mariappa clash as they go for a header and Michu is booked for a late challenge.

  58. Graham is up on his feet and is able to carry on and play resumes.

  59. 41

    Gorkss catches Graham as he goes for a header midway in the Reading half on the right.

  60. 40

    Williams and Pogrebnyak tussle for the ball in the Swansea box and the ref gives it the Swansea defender's way. There is a bit of afters and the ref has a word with them both.

  61. 39

    Kebe wins a throw in 20 yards out on the right. they take to Pogrebnyak in the right corner who puts the ball into the area but Karacan's header from ten yards is straight at Vorm who gathers.

  62. 38

    Shorey takes the corner but Graham heads away at the near post.

  63. 37

    Shorey punts the free-kick into the box and Rangel heads out for a corner on the left.

  64. 37

    Ki concedes a free-kick 35 yards out in the centre.

  65. 36

    Swansea press and Britton wins a free-kick 30 yards out in the centre. They take it short and keep possession before Graham tries to feed the ball to Michu in the box but it is over hit and runs through to McCarthy to gather.

  66. 34

    Ki tries a low effort from 30 yards out in front of goal but McCarthy saves easily to his left.

  67. 33

    Swansea press and Graham crosses from the left flank into the box but Gorkss heads away.

  68. 31

    GOAL - POGREBNYAK!!!! Reading score against the run of play. McAnuff passes from 35 yards into the left side of the box who shoots on the half turn from 15 yards and it slips under Vorm and into the net. Bad goalkeeper mistake!

  69. 30

    Shorey tries to run into the left side of the box but Rangel tackles and clears.

  70. 30

    The game is scrappy in the middle at present as the sides cancel each other out.

  71. 28

    Swansea press and Routledge and Dyer play a one-two before Routledge tries a shot but it hits Mariappa and Michu blasts the loose ball over from 15 yards. There are calls for a pen - that the ball hits Mariappa's arm - but the ref waves play on. Replays show it does hit his arm.

  72. 27

    Shorey takes the free-kick into the box but Hunt is penalised for holding and it is a Swansea free-kick.

  73. 26

    Hunt wins a free-kick off Ki 35 yards out in front of goal.

  74. 24

    Pogrebnyak is given offside as he tries to latch onto a throughball to the left of the box.

  75. 24

    Davies takes the corner but Cummings heads away at the near post and Reading clear.

  76. 23

    Rangel runs into the right side of the box and wins a corner on the right.

  77. 22

    Ki takes the free-kick deep to Williams at the far post who heads wide from six yards under pressure.

  78. 21

    Pogrebnyak crosses from the left towards Hunt but Chico intercepts and the Swans again hit Reading on the counter-attack, with Ki winning a corner on the left.

  79. 20

    The game is scrappy in the middle at present.

  80. 18

    Swansea take the throw in but are forced all the way back to their keeper.

  81. 17

    Reading win a throw in 35 yards out on the right. Cummings takes but Kebe loses the ball and the Swans surge forward with Michu releasing Rouledge into the left side of the box who tries an effort from 12 yards but McCarthy saves diving to his right for a throw in ten yards out on the left.

  82. 16

    Ki punts the free-kick into the far post but Graham loses sight of the ball in the sun and it goes harmlessly out for a goal kick.

  83. 15

    Mariappa is booked for fouling Michu as he tries to surge forward. It is a Swansea free-kick 30 yards out to the left of goal.

  84. 13

    Routledge presses down the left flank and wins a throw in 12 yards out. They take and Michu tries to flick the ball on for Graham in the centre but it runs through to McCarthy to clear.

  85. 12

    Swansea take the corner deep and Williams heads wide under pressure at the far post.

  86. 12

    Routledge crosses into the centre from the left edge of the box who heads straight at the keeper from seven yards out and McCarthy tips it over for a corner on the left.

  87. 11

    McAnuff tries to press down the left flank but is tackled by Davies 30 yards out who clears.

  88. 9

    Hunt tries to run onto a long ball but is given offside 35 yards out.

  89. 7

    Swansea come again but Kebe tackles Routledge on the edge of the box and clears.

  90. 6

    Ki takes the free-kick and Williams gets in front of Shorey at the far post but heads wide from six yards out. Bad miss.

  91. 5

    The Swans take the corner short and win a throw in ten yards out on the left. They take and feed the ball to Dyer on the right who wins a free-kick off Tabb 18 yards out.

  92. 4

    Willimas releases Routledge into the left corner but Kebe tracks over and concedes a corner on the left.

  93. 3

    Swansea keep good possession before Ki tries to feed the ball into the right side of the box for Dyer to run onto but it is over hit and McCarthy gathers.

  94. 2

    Pogrebnyak tries to run onto a long ball into the right side of the box but Davies shepherds the ball out for a goal kick.

  95. 1

    Reading get the game underway.

  96. Fancy a bet? Sky Bet go 10/11 for a home win, 5/2 for the draw and 3/1 for a Reading victory. I reckon Swansea will prevail but Reading will put up a fight, so a 2-1 success to the Swans which pays a handsome 15/2! What are your views / predictions? Send them to steve.pass2@bskyb.com

  97. Referee - Mike Dean (Wirral).

  98. Teams - Reading: McCarthy, Shorey, Mariappa, Gorkss, Cummings, McAnuff, Karacan, Tabb, Kebe, Pogrebnyak, Hunt. Subs: Stuart Taylor, Pearce, Le Fondre, McCleary, Robson-Kanu, Guthrie, Roberts.

  99. Teams - Swansea: Vorm, Rangel, Chico, Williams, Davies, Dyer, Britton, Michu, Ki, Routledge, Graham. Subs: Tremmel, Tate, Hernandez, Shechter, Moore, de Guzman, Tiendalli.

  100. Teams - Swansea boss Michael Laudrup has made one change to his starting line-up for this afternoon's clash. The sole adjustment from last Saturday's 2-0 defeat at Stoke sees Wayne Routledge come into the Swans side for the benched Pablo Hernandez, with skipper Ashley Williams - this week named as the new Wales captain - passed fit to continue in defence. There is also only one alteration to the Royals' first XI from their 2-2 draw with Newcastle as Jay Tabb replaces the injured Mikele Leigertwood.

  101. Welcome to the Liberty Stadium where Swansea host Reading. Both teams will be targeting points from this fixture - who will prevail? Send your views / predictions to steve.pass2@bskyb.com and I will post up the best throughout the afternoon.

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2 Swansea City 3 9
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4 Manchester City 3 6
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6 Southampton 3 4
7 Hull City 2 4
8 Aston Villa 2 4
9 Stoke City 3 4
10 West Ham United 3 3
11 Liverpool 2 3
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13 Sunderland 3 2
14 Manchester United 3 2
15 Newcastle United 3 2
16 Everton 3 2
17 West Bromwich Albion 3 2
18 Leicester City 2 1
19 Crystal Palace 3 1
20 Burnley 3 1