UK time is: 06:33:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Guthrie and Jem play as reserves triumph

Reading duo Danny Guthrie and Jem Karacan could play a part in Saturday's encounter with Man City, after both played in the 3-0 victory over Bournemouth.

Chris Cummins was fortunate to name a very strong side, which included the likes of Garath McCleary, Alex Pearce, Ian Harte and Chris Gunter. However, the main spot light was on the midfield duo of Jem Karacan, who has just returned from an ankle injury and Danny Guthre, whose future has been called into question recently, after refusing to play against Sunderland.

It was the Turkish international that also opened the scoring on the South-coast, as he slotted home from Dominic Samuel's square ball. The lead was doubled into the second period as the ever-impressive Samuel cooly scored a penalty and he added a third soon after, as a neat move was finished off by the England under 19 international with an assured finish.

Jem managed to get over an hour under his belt, while Danny got the full 90 minutes. Royals boss Brian McDermott said he was going to be used as a substitute against Arsenal on Monday, but instead recommended him to play in this game. However, having come through the full match unscathed, there is a chance he could start against City on Saturday in a five-man midfield.

Reading: Andersen, Gunter, Keown, Pearce, Harte, McCleary, Guthrie, Karacan, D'Ath, Obita, Samuel




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Josh  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday December 19 2012

Time: 3:00PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Reading Articles

Reading 3 - 2 Millwall (Wednesday September 17 2014)

The Opposition View - Millwall (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Millwall (H) Match Preview (Tuesday September 16 2014)

Team news: Reading vs Millwall (Monday September 15 2014)

Player Ratings - Fulham (H) (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Reading v Fulham (Sunday September 14 2014)

Boss praises striker's debut (Sunday September 14 2014)

Reading 3 - 0 Fulham (Saturday September 13 2014)

The Opposition View - Fulham (Friday September 12 2014)

Archived Reading Articles

List All Vital Reading Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Forest 4 - 0 Reading
Reading 1 - 2 Huddersfield
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading 1 - 0 Ipswich
Reading 3 - 0 Fulham
Wigan 2 - 2 Reading

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Forest 6 4 2 0 8 14
4. Wolves 7 4 2 1 4 14
5. Charlton 7 3 4 0 3 13
6. Reading 7 4 1 2 1 13
7. Sheff Wed 7 3 3 1 3 12
8. Middlesbrough 7 4 0 3 2 12
9. Ipswich 7 3 2 2 3 11

Breaking League News

Another fine point for Wolves
Wolves : 17/09/2014 00:19:00
Reading 3 - 2 Millwall
Reading : 17/09/2014 00:17:00
Forest v Fulham Vital Preview
Forest : 17/09/2014 00:15:00
Honours Even At The Valley
Wolves : 17/09/2014 00:01:00
Birmingham 0-2 Wednesday
Sheff Wed : 16/09/2014 23:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Prediction for the Fulham game?
Suggested By:  Josh
Win 45%
Draw 11%
Loss 44%