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Al Habsi Saves Earn Reading Win

21 November 2015
By Hob Nob Anyone?

Three excellent saves by 'keeper Al Habsi in the opening phase of the game prevented struggling Bolton from taking an early lead as Reading made a tentative start to a game they were expected to win comfortably. The visitors could consider themselves unlucky to fall behind after twenty-eight minutes when Piazon charged down a panicky clearance by Bolton defender Gouano and steered the ball past the onrushing Amos into an unguarded net.

It was just what the Royals needed to settle their nerves and six minutes later they added a second and crucial goal. Williams driving on from midfield ignored the sensible option of slipping a pass to an unmarked Blackman to his right and drilled a superb strike past Amos into the bottom right corner of the net. Read More...

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