Feb 23, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​Madejski Stadium
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Leigertwood (36')
Pogrebnyak (55')
FT(HT: 0-2)
Figueroa (48'), Koné (44', 45')
Boyce (63')

Brian McDermott: "Bad day at the office"

Reading manager Brian McDermott prior to his side's Premier League match with Stoke City on February 9, 2013
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Brian McDermott concedes that his Reading side had a "bad day at the office" after they suffered a 3-0 home defeat to Wigan.

Reading manager Brian McDermott has admitted that his side had an off day after they fell to a 3-0 defeat to relegation rivals Wigan Atheltic this afternoon.

The Royals, who had Pavel Pogrebnyak sent off in the second half, failed to register a shot on target as they slipped back into the Premier League's bottom three courtesy of the home loss.

McDermott told reporters: "We've had a bad day at the office. For the first 43 minutes there was nothing in it.

"They scored but leading up to their first goal there was a handball. The second goal was down to us - it was a poor goal from our point of view."

Reading return to action against Everton at Goodison Park next Saturday.

Reading manager Brian McDermott before kickoff against West Brom on on January 12, 2013
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