Royals under-18s 3 - 0 Chelsea under-18sUche Ikpeazu scored a hat-trick as the Royals Academy sealed their fifth Elite League win in a row with a comfortable victory over Chelsea.
Ikpeazu, who has also featured for the under-21s this season, notched two well-taken strikers and converted a penalty to continue the Academy's rich vein of form.
The win means that Eamonn Dolan's men firmly keep the pressure on the sides above them, as the Royals aim for a play-off clinching top-three finish.
The Royals are just four points off third-placed Southampton with three games in hand - click here to view the table.
Bolton are up next for the under-18s away in Lancashire - click here to view the fixtures.
Reading:Lincoln, Long, Griffin, Kuhl, Hyam, Cooper, Murombedzi, Stacey, Ikpeazu, Tanner, Fosu
Subs: Ward, Kelly, Dickie, McLennan, Taylor-Crossdale