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  1. Williams wins it for Reading from the penalty spot in injury time
  2. McCleary puts the Royals ahead with controversial first-half penalty
  3. Pitman levelled with another controversial spot-kick
  4. Victory moves Reading to third in the Championship

Live Reporting

By Phil Shepka

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodnight

    FT: Reading 2-1 Ipswich

    Garath McCleary of Reading scores from the penalty spot

    Thanks for following our live text as Reading beat Ipswich in a match defined by penalties, however dubious or not you think they may be.

    Tomorrow we'll be back with live text covering the whole of the EFL so be sure not to miss that.

    Until then, goodnight.

  2. 'What every kid dreams of'

    FT: Reading 2-1 Ipswich

    Reading match-winner Danny Williams told Sky Sports: "It was pressure (to take the penalty) but I think that's what every kid dreams of, in these games in the last minute. 

    "Going into the top three is a massive boost but I don't think we should get carried away. Last season we were second when we beat Middlesbrough."

    Sweet Caroline plays across the tannoy again.... They love it at the Mad Stad.


    Reading 2-1 Ipswich

    What a way to end the game. A late penalty to Reading in the first half, and a very late one again in the second to win it.

    The big talking point after this match will be shirt holding for sure. But players cannot say they haven't been warned.

  4. GOAL (Williams)

    Reading 2-1 Ipswich

    Danny Williams sends Bartosz Bialkowski the wrong way and Reading are moving up to third in the table.

    Reading's Danny Williams scores the winner
  5. PENALTY (Reading)

    Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Another penalty!

    Jonas Knudsen is not looking at the ball and instead is holding onto Joey van Den Berg at that corner and the referee points to the spot for a third time in this match.

  6. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    The referee books Reading's Joey van den Berg and Ipswich's Christophe Berra for getting close to each other in the box.

  7. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Corner to Reading. Late drama anyone?

  8. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    What was I saying about Cole Skuse's goal record?

    He has another pop, this time with his left, but that shot is wayward.

  9. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Reading go close late on.

    John Swift's free-kick is wonderfully headed down towards goal by Yann Kermorgant but Joey van den Berg can't connect to it and the ball is gathered by Bartosz Bialkowski.

  10. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    We have four minutes of injury time...

  11. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    John Swift takes the Reading corner aimed towards Yann Kermorgant but his header doesn't drop to a team-mate.

    He looks frustrated.

  12. 'A share of the spoils would be fitting'

    Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Tim Dellor

    BBC Berkshire sport editor

    "I think a draw would be fair. Two dodgy penalty decisions, 1-1, job done."


    Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Joey van den Berg of Reading tackles Grant Ward of Ipswich Town

    Grant Ward may have given a penalty away but he has looked bright for Ipswich this evening.

    His race is run as he is replaced by Luke Varney.

  14. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Cole Skuse of Ipswich Town high tackle on John Swift of Reading

    Cole Skuse, seen here with a high boot, has scored one goal in four years.

    But he has a strike from distance that is easily gathered by Ali Al-Habsi.

  15. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Jordan Obita is straight in on the action as his cross is a very good one, but fellow sub Stephen Quinn can't get his header on target under pressure from Tommy Smith.


    Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Tyler Blackett has been caused some trouble by Grant Ward and he is replaced in the Reading left-back position by Jordan Obita.

    Grant Ward of Ipswich Town (right) under pressure from Tyler Blackett of Reading
  17. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Freddie Sears plays in another corner but it is punched away by Al Al-Habsi.

    At the moment, Ipswich are looking the more likely, but it's so tight I don't want to call it. Thank goodness I'm not a betting man, eh?

  18. 'Ipswich can pick the game off'

    Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Mick Mills

    Former Ipswich captain, BBC Radio Suffolk

    “We look dangerous from free play and set plays. This is a good opportunity to pick this game off.

    "The game has changed now, it's predominately us."

  19. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Another Ipswich corner from which Jonathan Douglas heads towards goal, but it's straight into the hands of the Reading keeper.

  20. Reading 1-1 Ipswich

    Reading's two successive corners come to nothing and Ipswich go on a swift counter attack, but Freddie Sears can't find the right pass.

    Eventually Brett Pitman plays the ball into the area into the 'corridor of uncertainty' but Teddy Bishop went down under pressure.

    No penalty though.