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Posted on 13 February 2007  - 12:00

Guide to the action from the Reserve encounter against Reading at Stevenage Borough on Tuesday night.

Guide to the action from the Reserve encounter against Reading at Stevenage Borough on Tuesday night.
KEY ACTION (click refresh for updates)

2mins: Livermore sidefooted curler just wide of left-hand upright.

16mins: Devilish Ifil cross over the six yard box with Barcham just failing to connect for what would have been an almost certain opener.

17mins: Mazy run by an impressive Taarabt, but shot fielded by visiting keeper Federici.

20mins: Chance for Kitson who found himself free inside the area after being found by Seol. Cerny blocked well with his legs.

23mins: Seol twisted and turned before dispatching a dipping shot that clipped the top of the bar.

33mins: Doyle dashed down the right and exchanged passes with Convey before Kitson swung an air-shot in front of goal.

35mins: GOAL 0-1. Kitson cut into the area from the right and poked a bouncing ball over the head of Cerny and into the net.

45mins: Lee cross cleared by Duberry but only as far as Hallfredsson who volleyed back goalwards with a powerful low strike that was saved well by Federici.

Half-time: Spurs 0-1 Reading

Sub: Pekhart on for Fraser-Allen

50mins: Hallfredsson run forward resulted in a long range shot that flew a few feet wide.

53mins: Low Seol cross set up Convey in front of goal, but the American flicked over the bar.

56mins: Pekhart drive foiled by Federici after the Czech was set up by Hallfredsson.

57mins: Livermore drills in shot that was well saved by Federici.

59mins: Ifil run down the right and cross not cleared and fell to Pekhart, who fired just wide of post.

64mins: GOAL 0-2. De La Cruz latched onto defence splitting pass into area and dragged the ball around Cerny and slotted into net to double advantage.

68mins: GOAL 0-3. Kitson through to Doyle who had shot saved by Cerny before Gunnarsson slammed home the rebound.

75mins: GOAL 0-4. Further punishment as a Convey sprint down the right and cross led to Oster tapping home in front of goal.

Teams: Cerny, Ifil, Daniels, Livermore (Archibald-Henville 68), Lee, Mills, Fraser-Allen (Pekhart 45), O'Hara, Barcham, Taarabt, Hallfredsson. Subs: Hughton, Forecast, Hutton.

Reading: Federici, Halford, De La Cruz, Gunnarsson, Duberry, Sodje, Seol, Oster (Davies 80), Doyle (Cox 73), Kitson (Henry 73), Convey. Subs: McCarthy, Bygrave.