Reading staged a brilliant fight-back, scoring three times in the final 18 minutes to win 3-2 at Aston Gate as Bristol City plucked defeat from the jaws of victory. Tammy Abraham scored twice to take his tally for the season to 17 as the rampant Robins forged a 2-0 lead inside 47 minutes to threaten an upset against the Sky Bet Championship's third-placed team. But they were unable to hold out against the Royals, who staged an impressive fight-back to break City's resolve and heap further pressure on City head coach Lee Johnson, whose side has now lost six games on the bounce and have fallen to 18th in table.
Pressure is building on Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson after his side suffered a bitter defeat at the hands of Reading at Ashton Gate today. Leading 2-0 with 18 minutes to go, City collapsed and allowed the Robins to register an astonishing 3-2 come-from-behind victory.
A late brace by Yann Kermorgant, coupled with Liam Kelly's goal, earned Reading FC a dramatic 3-2 win at Bristol City on Monday afternoon. Royals looked as if they would start 2017 with defeat after a brace by Tammy Abraham saw the hosts open up a 2-0 lead at Ashton Gate.
Out of form Sky Bet Championship club Bristol City are close to completing the signing of German midfielder Jens Hegeler from Hertha Berlin.
Reading striker Yann Kermorgant admitted "sticking to the plan" was key to their late win at Bristol City. Kermorgant scored twice in seven minutes as Reading won a third successive Championship match after coming back from 2-0 down.
Reading manager Jaap Stam heaped praise on match-winner Yann Kermorgant after the striker’s stoppage-time goal completed a memorable fightback at Bristol City. Two goals down with less than 20 minutes to go, the visitors overturned the deficit in dramatic style to leave Stam jumping for joy in the dug-out.