English nPower Championship Playoff Final 2011: Reading Come Close To Goal Via Noel Hunt

Reading nearly get the goal they deserve after a decent delivery by Jobi McAnuff is glanced just wide of Dorus de Vries's near post by Noel Hunt following yet another spell of pressure from the Royals. It's a bit of a mystery as to how on earth they can be 2-0 down to Swansea right now - they've had the vast majority of the game thoroughly under their control and Swansea had absolutely zero right to have scored once, let alone twice.

Then again, Reading might be a man down, seeing as Zurab Khizanishvili ought to have been shown a second yellow for his tackle on Nathan Dyer that lead to the Swansea penalty, and now he's elbowed Fabio Borini in the face in the Reading box, which could easily have resulted in another penalty and a straight red card. Phil Dowd appeared disinclined to give either, and play continues. It's still 2-0 Swansea in the 31st minute. Scott Sinclair has scored both goals and he looks like the best player on the pitch by some distance.

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