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St. Mary's Stadium (ATT 29,331) 8th December 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: J Moss

So'ton Southampton vs Reading Reading

So'ton 1

J Puncheon (61)

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  1. It's all over, Southampton have a fully deserved, if narrow, win while Reading are facing a bleak midwinter on this evidence. Thanks for looking in.

  2. 90+3

    Le Fondre is held by Cork but the home side get the free kick.

  3. 90+2

    Expert dawdling in the corner from the hosts, which Nigel Adkins applauds.

  4. 90+1

    Shaw forces a corner, Southampton will take their time here.

  5. 90

    Three minutes of stoppage time to come.

  6. 89

    The hosts give it away cheaply but yet again Reading cannot keep hold of the ball when they do get it in attack.

  7. 88

    Do Prado shoots from 12 yards out but Federici makes a fine save, down to his left.

  8. 87

    Pearce is penalised for climbing all over Lambert and Saints can breathe again.

  9. 86

    Poor cross from Shorey, Davuis is able to punch clear but then Puncheon fouls McAnuff to give Reading another chance.

  10. 85

    McCleary wins a free kick for Shorey on the right, nearly level with the box.

  11. 84

    Do Prado shoots from distance and sees the ball go a touch too high onto the roof of the net.

  12. 83

    Puncheon gets it back eventually, and his shot from 30 yards out with his left foot zips a yard wide of the left post.

  13. 82

    Southampton taking their time now at a Puncheon free kick.

  14. 81

    Saints looking tight at the back, but Davis has some work to do to claim a low cross from the left wing.

  15. 80

    Puncheon is back defending to thwart McAnuff on the touchline.

  16. 79

    Cummings goes in hard but fair on Shaw as Saints attack again.

  17. 78

    One or two boos over that decision by Nigel Adkins. Reading making a bit more of the game now, but McAnuff handles it and the pressure is off.

  18. 77

    Rodriguez is off for Saints, Guly Do Prado is on.

  19. 76

    Robson-Kanu is off for Reading, McCleary is on.

  20. 76

    Clyne runs past Shorey and chips into the middle but Federici claims it.

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