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Numbers game: Reading (H)

We break down the statistics from City's 1-0 home win over The Royals.

Famara Diédhiou steered home Niclas Eliasson's cross after 12 minutes, which proved enough to separate the sides on the day.

The result lifts City to sixth in the Sky Bet Championship heading into the international break.

TEAM STATS

  • Goals: 1 (Diédhiou, 12)
  • Shots: 15
  • On target: 3
  • Total passes: 489
  • Passing success rate: 81%
  • Tackles: 14
  • Possession: 53%
Moore impressed back on BS3 soil

MAN OF THE MATCH: Taylor Moore

  • Passes: 59
  • Pass success rate: 90%
  • Interceptions: 5
  • Clearances: 4
  • Shot blocked: 1
  • Touches: 71
Callum O'Dowda in action on Saturday

ON THE BALL

  • Most passes: Josh Brownhill 72
  • Pass accuracy: Callum O'Dowda and Taylor Moore, 90%
  • Most touches: Josh Brownhill 86
Pedro Pereira was back in the starting XI

DEFENSIVE DUTIES

  • Most tackles: Pedro Pereira 5
  • Most interceptions: Taylor Moore 5
  • Most clearances: Ashley Williams 7

City will travel to face Luton Town on their return from the international break, before a return to the Gate to host Charlton Athletic.

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