Vital Football

Latest Reading FC News

3 points, is 3 points

3 points, is 3 points

I think it was widely accepted that the game against QPR was going to be one of our toughest for a while, and it proved so on Tuesday night. Playing against 10 men is hard, especially when they are camped in their own penalty box, but we got our rewards in the end thanks to Gylfi Sigurdsson.


There was a lot of tension but everyone was pleased with the three points, especially defender Ryan Bertrand who was part of a defence that kept another clean sheet.


He told The Reading Post, 'We were confident the goal was going to come. These teams like to make it ugly and it`s horrible to play against, but you have to concentrate on your job and get the result. They camp in front of their area and don`t come out to play, but we got the win in the end and that is all that matters.'


That could be a bit harsh on QPR who I thought played well before they got a man sent off, but the game was settled by a moment of magic from Gylfi Sigurdsson yet again.


The win moves us up to 14th position and left some fans dreaming of the play offs. Bertrand admitted that you wouldn't have imagined that a few months ago. 'No-one would have thought that earlier on in the season, but it shows how far we have come as a team.'


We now face two tough away games against Middlesbrough and Leicester as we look to continue our fantastic form.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Steve Guscott
Date:Wednesday March 17 2010
Time: 11:44AM

Comments

0
Thank you for your words, I am a bit disappointed in what Bertrand has had to say there - I thought we continued to try and play when we had the ball, obviously we're not going to over-commit! - Then again he's Chelsea..!
Boxer
17/03/2010 11:54:00
0
No offence, but kicking a bll into the net from 6 yards out is hardly 'a moment of magic' is it?
LeeCookFan
17/03/2010 14:06:00
0
No but he won the penalty himself by beating 2 players, which was pretty skillful in my eyes. Oh and penalties are taken from 12 yards out by the way!!
South Bank
17/03/2010 18:21:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Reading Articles

Stats: Reading v Wolves

All the stats from Reading (0) vs (2) Wolves, Madejski Stadium, 18/11/17 Att: 20,708

BBC Report - Championship Details For 2017

The BBC's Price of Football annual survey was released this week, and their investigation shows that the price of Championship football has fallen in 2017.

New Sky Bet Deal For The EFL

It was confirmed earlier today that the EFL had signed a new and improved sponsorship deal with Sky Bet.

Team news - Reading vs Wolves

After another long and winding international break, proper football is back! We welcome high flying Wolves to the Madejski Stadium, here is some team news for both sides

Archived Vital Reading Articles

Vital Reading articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Reading
Write For Vital Reading
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Mannone1%
McShane0%
Ilori0%
Moore0%
Bacuna0%
van den Berg33%
Swift0%
Gunter33%
Beerens0%
Kermorgant0%
Barrow33%
Sub - Edwards0%
Sub - Aluko0%
Sub - Bodvarsson0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Reading Results (view all)

The Vital Football Members League