35 - Bennett heads away. Oliveira turns but loses out on halfway under pressure.
36 - Calm from Pinto, chesting a lofted pass back to Ruddy. Pressure from the hosts starting to build as an offside is given against City.
36 - Pinto then with a foul near the corner-flag. Reading free-kick and a yellow card to him now.
37 - Free-kick sent in. Kermorgant flicks home. 1-0.
39 - Warning signs of that goal for a few minutes. City trail at Reading.
40 - Reading now looking to dominate the ball. Five minutes of normal time left in this opening half.
41 - Throw to the hosts midway inside City's half.
41 - Shot sent in from distance which squirts wide for a City goal-kick.
43 - City trying to make inroads before the break but Reading holding firm. They get a throw on their left after a long pass goes beyond Pinto's reach.
45 - Naismith rolls the ball into the box looking for Murphy but it bobbles behind. Goal-kick.
45 - Three minutes to be added.
45 - Nice work from the visitors on the edge of the box before Murphy loops an effort over.
45 - Free-kick to City midway inside the Reading half.
45 - Scramble in the box but Reading survive and that's the break.
HALF-TIME | Reading 1-0 City
Teams back out for the second half. Teams look to be unchanged, with City losing Graham Dorrans to injury in the opening period.
46 - Bassong hooks out for a Reading throw.
46 - Tettey knocks forward for Naismith, who holds up.
47 - City forced back into defence.
47 - Oliveira dragged down. City free-kick.
48 - Brady lofts into Bassong but his header bounces kindly for Al Habsi to catch.
48 - Immediately City get it back and Oliveira breaks at pace down the left before playing across goal. Nobody in the middle to convert.
49 - Oliveira outnumbered. Reading able to clear for a City throw.
50 - Two slices clearances in quick succession from Reading before the ball is eventually punted out for another throw to City, this time further up the field.
51 - Heavy touch from Pinto in the Reading box but he still manages to win his side a corner.
51 - All the way through before being swept away.
52 - At the other end Kermorgant whips over when the ball is played into his feet.
53 - Reading with a corner now. Taking their time with it.
53 - Lax marking. Free header sent at Ruddy. Could have been 2-0.
55 - Ball played over the top for McCleary. He squares but beyond everyone and City come away now.
55 - Murphy finds Oliveira in the box but his shot is blocked. Out for a City throw with Oliveira now down near the touchline.
56 - Naismith and Murphy unable to combine.
56 - Heavy touch from Murphy then takes the ball away from him.
57 - Naismith goes to ground in the Reading half but nothing given. The Royals look to break and win a corner on their left.
58 - Ruddy catches and immediately hurls out. City unable to make anything of the counter though as Al Habsi takes control of the situation at the other end.
59 - Howson releases Murphy into the box. His cut-back is cleared away.
59 - Oliveira slides across the box. Away again. City stepping it up.