Reading edged past Middlesbrough at the Madejski Stadium. The home side came out on top with a narrow 1-0 victory. Halilovic scored the only goal of the match in the 55th minute to secure three points for his side. Matt Crooks was sent off late in the game and Middlesbrough were forced to finish the match with 10 men.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;

* shot maps

* xT (expected threat)

* pass networks

* xG timelines

* defensive duels

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals;

Which team had the highest xG? Why were Middlesbrough unable to win despite creating high xT?

EFL Championship Stats: Reading vs Middlesbrough