Match detailsEdit

Sat 4 May 2013
Fulham Fulham (0) 2-4 (1) Reading Reading Craven Cottage, Fulham, London
Attendance: 24,087
Referee: Flag of England Neil Swarbrick
Ruiz Soccerball 70' Soccerball 77' Report Robson-Kanu Soccerball 12' (pen) Soccerball 62'
le Fondre Soccerball 75'
Karacan Soccerball 83'
Fulham 2012-13


Flag of England FULHAM (4-2-3-1):
GK 1 Flag of Australia Mark Schwarzer
DR 27 Flag of Germany Sascha Riether
DC 4Flag of Switzerland Philippe Senderos Yellow card 27'
DC 5 Flag of Norway Brede Hangeland Captain Symbol
DL 3 Flag of Norway John Arne Riise Sub off 56'
DM 33 Flag of Cameroon Eyong Enoh Yellow card 87'
DM 14Flag of Greece Giorgos Karagounis Sub off 28'
AMR 16 Flag of Ireland Damien Duff Sub off 71'
AMC 11Flag of Costa Rica Bryan Ruiz
AML 28Flag of the Netherlands Urby Emanuelson
ST 9Flag of Bulgaria Dimitar Berbatov
GK 38Flag of the Philippines Neil Etheridge
DF 15 Flag of England Kieran Richardson Sub on 56'
DF 18 Flag of Northern Ireland Aaron Hughes
DF 27 Flag of Bulgaria Stanislav Manolev
MF 12 Flag of Ghana Emmanuel Frimpong
MF 31 Flag of Sweden Alex Kačaniklić Sub on 71'
FW 20Flag of Colombia Hugo Rodallega Sub on 28'
Flag of the Netherlands Martin Jol
Reading away (2012-13)


Flag of England READING (4-2-3-1):
GK 21 Flag of England Alex McCarthy
DR 2Flag of Wales Chris Gunter
DC 15 Flag of England Sean Morrison
DC 6Flag of Jamaica Adrian Mariappa Yellow card 84'
DL 27 Flag of Ireland Stephen Kelly
DM 20 Flag of England Danny Guthrie
DM 4Flag of Turkey Jem Karacan
AMR 19 Flag of Wales Hal Robson-Kanu Sub off 81'
AMC 11 Flag of Jamaica Jobi McAnuff Captain Symbol Sub off 73'
AML 12 Flag of Jamaica Garath McCleary
ST 7Flag of Russia Pavel Pogrebnyak Sub off 71'
GK 41 Flag of England Stuart Taylor
DF 5Flag of Ireland Alex Pearce
DF 23 Flag of Ireland Ian Harte
MF 29Flag of Portugal Daniel Carriço Sub on 81'
FW 9 Flag of England Adam le Fondre Sub on 71'
FW 10 Flag of Ireland Noel Hunt
FW 30 Flag of England Nick Blackman Sub on 73'
Flag of England Nigel Adkins

Man of the Match:
Flag of Wales Hal Robson-Kanu (Reading)
Assistant referees:
Flag of England Gary Beswick
Flag of England John Brooks
Fourth official:
Flag of England Mark Halsey


  • Fourth defeat on the bounce for Fulham, who are left on 40 points and a reality of getting relegated still on the cards
  • Former Fulham players Pavel Pogrebnyak and Stephen Kelly line up for the first time against their old club


Fulham 2-4 Reading (Lineups)
Possession 49% 51%
Shots on target 10 10
Shots off target 7 6
Shots blocked 5 5
Corner kicks 3 3
Fouls committed 16 10
Offsides 2 3
Yellow cards 2 1
Red cards 1 1
Total passes 409 437
Passing success 81% 82%
Tackles 18 13
Tackles success 61% 62%
Total crosses 34 17
Crosses success 32% 41%
Interceptions 14 13


2012-13 season
HB Køge (n)Lokomotive Leipzig (a)Kaiserslautern (n)
Wycombe (a)Nice (a)MK Dons (a)Charlton (h)
Premier League:
Norwich (h)Man Utd (a)West Ham (a)West Brom (h)Wigan (a)Man City (h)Southampton (a)
Aston Villa (h)Reading (a)Everton (h)Arsenal (a)Sunderland (h)Stoke (a)Chelsea (a)Tottenham (h)
Newcastle (h)QPR (a)Liverpool (a)Southampton (h)Swansea (h)West Brom (a)Wigan (h)Man City (a)
West Ham (h)Man Utd (h)Norwich (a)Stoke (h)Sunderland (a)Tottenham (a)QPR (h)Newcastle (a)
Aston Villa (a)Chelsea (h)Arsenal (h)Everton (a)Reading (h)Liverpool (h)Swansea (a)
FA Cup:
3rd round: Blackpool (h)Replay: Blackpool (a) | 4th round: Man Utd (a)
League Cup:
2nd round: Sheff Wed (a)