Where has all the doom and gloom gone? Not so long ago Reading were getting thumped away from home and turned over by mid-table sides back at the Mad Stad.
Thankfully, this week gone by seems to have put that little rut to bed and we can all enjoy the back-to-back victories provided by the Royals, the latest of which came against Cardiff on Saturday.
McCleary with a norty little turn there, watch this space.
Who doesn't love some head tennis? Championship football at its finest.
Oh now that is norty. Some might even call it cheeky, dutty, delicious. All of the above.
Dive rating: 4/10. Would not RT.
I'm just going to pretend Al-Habsi shouldn't have saved it and we'll move on quickly.
Classic. Arms outstretched, 'why me?' kind of pose. Straight out the Balotelli handbook.
Yann Kermorgant there, defining the concept of a whipped free-kick.