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Forest win in numbers

2 December 2013

Stats following City Ground victory

Take a look at a number of interesting stats following Friday night's excellent 3-2 victory at Nottingham Forest..


4 - Nigel Adkins' men condemned the Reds to only their fourth home league defeat of the calendar year.

0 - Number of games the Royals have lost this season after taking the lead.

1 - Jordan Obita scored his first ever goal for Reading, firing past Forest goalkeeper Karl Darlow in the 74th minute.

3 - Former Nottingham Forest players featured for the Royals, with Chris Gunter and Garath McCleary starting and Billy Sharp coming off the bench.

6 - Reading Academy graduates featured during the game (Obita, Pearce, Robson-Kanu & McCarthy for Reading and Cox & Henderson for Forest).

3 - Former Royals Academy players got on the scoresheet (Cox, Henderson, Obita).

886 - Loyal Royal supporters made the journey to Nottinghamshire for the game.

25 - Total number of shots from both teams throughout the game.

28 - The number of points the Royals have now accumulated this season - the same number achieved in the 2012/13 Premier League campaign.

9 - Number of assists now for McCleary, adding another to his name after setting up Pavel Pogrebnyak for the opener.

5 - Goals for Pogrebnyak in 2013/14, having also found the net against Derby (2), Doncaster Rovers and Sheffield Wednesday.

3 - Wins away from home for the Royals this season - only Burnley, Leicester and Derby have won more on the road.

6 - The Royals are back in the play-off places now in 6th position, with home games against Charlton and Bournemouth coming up.



And finally..

5 - There are no less than five new videos from the game available to watch on YouTube, while Reading FC Player subscribers can get all this and more, including an interview with match winner Jordan Obita and extended highlights.

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