Welcome to our live coverage of Reading in opposition to Blackburn Rovers this evening in the Championship.
Kick-off at Madejski Stadium is 8pm.
It’s an vital game for Royals as they look to make the maximum of domestic advantage and stable any other precious three factors of their quest for a play-off spot.
Veljko Paunovic’s aspect, who beat Rotherham United 1-0 over the weekend, start the day in 5th location within the league desk however can ill come up with the money for too many slip-usain the next few weeks if they need a pinnacle-six finish.
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Royals have received simply of their beyond seven video games even as Rovers haven’t received since the end of January. Since then they have got misplaced five and drawn as soon as.
Reading can not move any better than 5th – regardless of a win – even as Blackburn can move up 3 locations to twelfth in the event that they emerge successful and different outcomes cross their way.
Reporter Jonathan Low will deliver you all the action from the sport in the live blog underneath.
Follow his updates for healthy statement, evaluation and response during the evening.
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Thanks for following nowadays, enjoy the rest of your night!
See you on Saturday for the go to of Sheffield Wednesday.
22:22Jonathan LowLaurent’s reaction
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A few of your thoughts from social media on this night’s vital victory.
Here are our Reading participant scores after this night’s hard fought win
Reading midfielder Ovie Ejaria
21:55KEY EVENTFT Reading 1 Blackburn zero
It wasn’t quite however it turned into powerful by Reading.
Job very plenty performed way to Puscas’ first half of intention.
Armstrong meets a cross from the left on the close to publish and it’s not a ways huge in any respect.
A allow-off for Reading there….
Dolan with a one-two as he cuts in from the proper but he slices his shot high and huge.
Under five minutes now left of the ninety. Can Reading preserve on?!
Buckley and Douglas are each on for Rovers as nicely.
Kaminski handles out of doors the area – on the edge of it on the left side – and concedes a unfastened-kick.
No sign of a yellow card even though.
Dolan replaces Elliott. Just over 20mins left and Reading nonetheless lead 1-0.
21:26Jonathan LowDowning unfastened-kick
Downing is going for intention from round 30 yards but it is high and wide.
Downing for Evans and Rothwell is off for Dack.
Another yellow for Rovers – this time to Evans for clipping Ejaria in full float.
Armstrong drags a left footed effort wide of purpose and it is out for a corner.
That changed into close from the site visitors.
Moore heads away the subsequent nook.
Bell goes into the ebook for clipping Ejaria in complete glide as Reading looked to launch a counter attack.
That’s known as taking one for the crew!
Back out for the second one 45 – can Royals preserve onto their lead?!
20:51KEY EVENTHT Reading 1 Blackburn 0
Puscas’ intention the distinction thus far.
A tremendous 1/2 via the Romanian and Royals in wellknown.
A blow to lose Morrison, even though. Need to complete the process inside the 2d half of.
Olise attempts to catch the keeper out on the close to publish with a free-kick but it’s easily stored.
20:45Jonathan LowBlackburn threat
Brereton once more for Rovers as he weaves his manner throughout the threshold of the box and drills in a low shot but Rafael is without problems behind it.
20:40Jonathan LowBlackburn danger
Brereton makes room for a shot from the edge of the area but it is extensive of Rafael’s proper put up.
Celebrations after the first purpose
Not positive what that is approximately – should be a few type of harm.
Richards dispossesses a defender, it falls to Joao who unselfishly lays it off to Puscas who takes a touch earlier than planting the ball calmy into the internet.
Nice footwork via Semedo sees him skip past a defender and he fires towards goal but it’s immediately on the goalkeeper.
Semedo is going in past due on Brereton and it is a yellow for the Benfica loanee.