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The Facts: Reading 3 Blackpool 0

27 October 2014

What To Take From The Game

Blackpool were beaten at Reading on Saturday, as their hosts struck three times without reply.

Here are ten things we took from the fixture.
  • Blackpool have now gone since 1980 without a win at Reading, stretching back 15 matches.
  • Tony McMahon missed his first league match of the season, sitting out through suspension.
  • David Perkins will now follow him, after picking up his fifth yellow card of the season.
  • Nobody made more clearances for Pool than Jeffrey Rentmeister, with 11.
  • The defender also had the best pass percentage, with 92.
  • The Seasiders lost in their new black kit for the first time, after a previous 0-0 draw with Brighton.
  • It was the first time this season that Blackpool had been beaten by three goals.
  • The Seasiders also scored an own goal for the first time this season.
  • Pool have conceded eight goals in two games against The Royals this calendar year.
  • The defeat meant Blackpool finished October with three points.

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