2020/21 Match Reports
Our match reports from Reading's 2020/21 season.
Reading 2-2 Huddersfield: A Fitting Ending
Harry’s take after 90 minutes that summed up Reading’s season to a tee.
Norwich City 4-1 Reading: East Anglia Crumble
Sim’s take as the Royals put in a fine first-half performance but lose their way after the break against now-champions Norwich City.
Reading 2-2 Swansea City: Final Nail In The Coffin
Harry’s thoughts as Reading’s season was put to an end once and for all.
Luton Town 0-0 Reading: With A Whimper
No urgency, no goals, and no chance of finishing in the top six.
Reading 1-1 Cardiff City: Season Over
Realistically, the Royals needed a win to keep their play-off hopes alive, but two dropped points means it’s very probably curtains.
Watford 2-0 Reading: Ruthlessly Punished
A match billed as a key contest for the Royals’ promotion hopes was settled early on by a quick double from Watford’s Sarr.
Reading 3-1 Derby County: Three Huge Points
In a must-win game, Reading secured arguably the biggest victory of the season, toppling Derby County by three goals to one.
Barnsley 1-1 Reading: Sickening Draw Takes Fate Out Of Our Hands
Harry’s thoughts after a battle at Oakwell ended in a point a piece for Barnsley and Reading.
Reading 1-1 Queens Park Rangers: Half Full Or Half Empty?
Recap the action with Marco’s report on another frustrating afternoon for the Royals.
Birmingham City 2-1 Reading: Outfought At St Andrew’s
Harry’s report after Reading suffered a bitter blow to their play off hopes away at Birmingham City.
Nottingham Forest 1-1 Reading: Every Team Has An Off Day
Yakou Meite’s late equaliser spared the Royals’ blushes after big misses from Lucas Joao and George Puscas.
Bristol City Women 3-2 Reading Women: Match Report
Ebony Salmon’s late strike settled a classic on International Women’s Day at Ashton Gate.
Reading 3-0 Sheffield Wednesday: All Good Things Come In Threes
A penalty from Michael Olise, in addition to second-half strikes from Lucas Joao and Andy Yiadom, handed Reading their third straight victory.
Rotherham United 0-1 Reading: Job Done
It may not have been perfect, but the Royals still managed to secure the three points.
Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 Reading: Dear Oh Dear
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Reading 0-2 Middlesbrough: No Ideas, No Quality, No Points
Harry’s take as Reading fell to a disappointing home loss to Boro, their third on the bounce.
Bristol City 0-2 Reading: The Perfect Reaction
Goals from Lucas Joao and Michael Morrison - with no reply from a tame Bristol City side - ensured a thoroughly enjoyable evening at Ashton Gate for the Royals.
Reading 1-3 Brentford: Gutted But Proud
The Royals’ excellent performance against the league leaders wasn’t enough for a point, but it does show how far this side has come.
Stoke City 0-0 Reading: Lacklustre Royals Draw At The Bet365
Harry’s take after Reading proved they can’t do it on a cold and wet afternoon in Stoke.
Reading 3-1 Bournemouth: A Statement To The Division
The Royals showed their Championship rivals what they’re capable of with an impressive win at home to the Cherries; Marco recaps the action.
Preston North End 0-0 Reading: Two Points Dropped
Frustration on the road as the Royals draw a blank at Deepdale.
Reading 3-0 Coventry City: Clinical Touch Seals Three Points
Harry’s take as three wonderful goals sealed all three points for Pauno’s men at the Mad Stad.
Luton Town 1-0 Reading: The Kids Are Alright
The Royals are out of the FA Cup due to George Moncur’s first-half strike, but performances from young players will have given Pauno cause for optimism.
Huddersfield Town 1-2 Reading: The Perfect Start To 2021
Marco’s take as Lucas Joao’s second-half brace gives Reading their first comeback win under Pauno.
Reading 2-1 Luton Town: Still On Track
Sim’s take as goals from Tom McIntyre and Alfa Semedo keep the Royals’ points tally ticking up despite Rafael’s late blunder.
Brentford 3-1 Reading: An Afternoon To Forget
A rough day for Reading in West London as three first-half goals do the damage, with Sone Aluko netting a consolation.
Reading 1-2 Norwich City: Blunt Royals Outclassed
Sim’s take as injury-hit Reading lack the attacking quality to cause problems for a strong Norwich side.
QPR 0-1 Reading: Injury-Hit Royals Win Late On
Marco Bader’s take as Michael Olise’s long-range, 89th-minute winner gives Reading a big three points in West London.
Reading 1-2 Birmingham City: Weak First Half Costs Royals
Yakou Meite’s second-half strike was just a consolation in the end as Jon Toral’s first-half double ends Reading’s unbeaten run.
Reading 2-0 Nottingham Forest: Comfortable Dominance
The Royals get back to winning ways thanks to goals from Lucas Joao and Michael Morrison - in front of the fans for the first time in nine months!
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Reading: Refereeing Horror Show Costs Royals
Wednesday night’s draw to Sheffield Wednesday brought to light, again, just how poor the standard of officiating is in the EFL. Harry dissects Oli Langford’s performance.
Reading 3-1 Bristol City: A Royal Return To Winning Ways
A supreme performance from Pauno’s men got them the taste of victory back for the first time in over a month.