FT: Wigan 3 Reading 2

The referee brings the game to an end and Wigan have won it 3-2 thanks to Jordi Gomez's superb hat-trick after a thrilling game at the DW Stadium.

90+2
GOAL: Gomez completes his hat-trick as Kone picks out the midfielder's run into the box and the Spaniard fires the ball home past Federici.

90
There will be three minutes of added time at the end of the 90 minutes.

90
Figueora's cross towards Di Santo is just too long and it runs out of play.

89
Shorey's free-kick is deep to the far post, but Morrison can't get his header on target.

88
Good run from McCleary wins Reading a free-kick wide on the right. Positive play from the winger.

87
McCleary tries his luck from the edge of the box, but his weak effort is easily saved by Al Habsi.

85
Reading also make a change as former Wigan man Roberts is replaced by Pogrebnyak.

85
Wigan make their final change as McArthur comes on for Jones.

84
Le Fondre picks up a knock after being caught on the head by Figueora after a high challenge from the Wigan defender.

Who can go on and win from here? Wigan are 3/1 favourites with Reading 6/1.

82
Wigan go close to restoring their lead as Gomez in search of his hat-trick cleared off the line by the retreating Morrison. Great defending from the Reading stopper.

80
GOAL: Reading draw level and what a mistake by Al Habsi. He makes a terrible blunder in trying to gather a looping ball on his line, but he only manages to knock it onto the crossbar and off his hands into the net.

78
The impressive Beausejour has a shot from the edge of the box which is well saved by Federici.

77
Good run from McCleary down the right and he pulls the ball back for Le Fondre who hits his shot over the crossbar.

74
Le Fondre tees up McAnuff for a shot inside the box, but his rising effort goes well over the crossbar.

73
The ball breaks to Di Santo on the edge of the box and he tries to curl his shot from the left in at the far post, but his effort flies well wide of the target.

73
McCleary comes on for Tabb in Reading's first change of the game.

72
Kone races clear of the Reading defence, but Gorkss stands up to divert his shot behind for a corner.

70
Reading work a short corner, but Shorey's final cross is poor and cleared by Jones.

68
GOAL: Gomez makes it 2-1 to Wigan as he dives to head home Beausejour's brilliant cross from the left.

67
Di Santo has the ball in the net from Beausejour's cross but the goal is disallowed for offside. But replays show Beausejour was onside when he crossed the ball. Lucky escape for Reading.

65
Good run from McAnuff down the left, but his cross is poor and easily cleared by Lopez.

63
Gorkss is changing his shirt after picking a facial injury with some blood on his shirt.

62
Great save from Al Habsi as he dives full stretch to keep out Le Fondre's flicked header from Robson-Kanu's cross. Brilliant save by the Wigan keeper.

61
Play switches straight to the other end and Kone sees his deflected effort fly just wide of the target.

60
Reading have a big shout for a penalty turned down as Tabb goes down in the box under a challenge from Figueora, but Webb waves away their appeals. It looked like a penalty that one.

59
Wigan go close to going in front as Stam fires in a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and Federici does well to save it before collecting the ball at the second attempt.

58
GOAL: Wigan draw level as Gomez scores at the second attempt after seeing his initial shot from Di Santo spilled by Federici leaving Gomez with a simple chance to fire the ball home.

57
Good defending from Gorkss to block Gomez's cross for a corner with the Wigan midfielder appealing a penalty for handball from the Reading defender, but Webb waves away their appeals.

55
Reading win a corner and Al Habsi loses the sight of McAnuff's cross, but Di Santo is on hand to clear the ball from right under his own crossbar.

54
Terrible effort from Di Santo as he tries an ambitious curling effort from the left, but his effort sails high, wide and not very handsome.

52
The free-kick is played short before the eventual cross is cleared by the Reading defence.

52
Wigan win a free-kick as Shorey blocks off Stam. Chance to get a good cross into the box.

50
Roberts goes close with a neat turn and shot from the edge of the box which hits the side-netting after a good run from Shorey.

50
Lopez is straight into the action, but he gives away a free-kick for climbing all over Roberts.

49
Wigan make another change as Ramis is forced off with Lopez coming on his place.

49
Good ball in from Figueora finds Gomez who lifts his volley just over the ball.

48
Le Fondre has a shot inside the box well blocked by Ramis as the shot looked goalbound.

47
Di Santo is quickly into the action as Gomez feeds the striker, but his shot is well saved by Federici.

46
RESTART: Wigan get the second half underway.

46
As expected Di Santo is brought on in place of Maloney for the start of the second half.

Di Santo is doing a strenous warm-up at the break so it looks like he might be coming on.

Betting update: Can Wigan turn things around in the second half? They're 7/2 for a comeback win with the draw 9/4 and Reading 8/11 for a first away win of the season

Here are the latest odds on the game from our betting partners SkyBet. Can Wigan record a comeback win? They're out from 10/11 to 7/2 for victory with Reading 4/5 favourites now."

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What if any changes should either manager make at the break?

45+2
The referee brings the first half to a close with Reading leading thanks to Sean Morrison's header.

45+1
More good defending from Morrison as he clears Beausejour's cross from the left. Impressive first half from the defender.

45
There will be two minutes of added time at the end of the opening 45 minutes.

44
Jones is booked for a foul on McAnuff.

43
Jones' delivery is cleared by Morrison.

43
Wigan win a corner as they look to get back into the game before the break.

41
Robson-Kanu is in need of treatment after picking up a back injury, but he should be ok to continue.

40
Great chance for Wigan to equalise as Gomez picks up a pass from Kone and he cuts inside Gorkss to leave him with only Federici to beat, but the midfielder lifts his shot over the crossbar. Bad, bad miss.

38
Reading win a corner and McAnuff's cross is towards Morrison, but Kone is back to clear the danger.

37
The goal has boosted Reading and they are playing full of confidence now.

35
GOAL: Reading break the deadlock as Morrison rises highest in the box to head home Shorey's free-kick.

34
McCarthy is treading a fine line as he is flagged up again for a foul on Robson-Kanu. But the midfielder escapes a second booking.

32
Good defending from Morrison to keep out Kone after the striker beat Gorkss in a fine solo run.

31
Gomez controls Beausejour's cross down on his chest inside the box before blazing his shot over the top.

30
Beausejour wins a corner off Gunter as Wigan push forward in search of a goal, but the corner is wasted.

29
Another claim for a penalty from the home fans as the ball strikes the body of Robson-Kanu inside the box, but Webb is not impressed and waves play on.

28
Shorey takes the free-kick and his effort squirms under Al Habsi, but he is relieved to grab the ball at the second attempt.

27
McCarthy is booked for the foul after earlier being given a ticking off by Webb.

27
Shooting opportunity for Reading as McCarthy brings down Robson-Kanu on the edge of the box.

25
Kone could have went down in the box looking for a penalty in that incident, but it was good to see the striker stay on his feet.

24
Wigan go close to breaking the deadlock as Kone rounds Federici, but his poked effort is cleared off the line by a combination of Gunter and Shorey.

23
Claims for a penalty from the visitors as Tabb's shot strikes McCarthy inside the box, but their appeals are waved away.

22
From the corner Al Habsi comes off his line to punch clear before Le Fondre can get on the end of the ball inside the box.

21
Le Fondre tries to pick out Tabb inside the box, but Beausejour is back to clear the ball for a corner.

20
20 minutes gone and it remains 0-0 with Kone and Le Fondre having the best chances of the game so far.

19
Reading go close again as McAnuff picks out Le Fondre at the far post, but the striker heads his effort down into the ground and just wide. Good opportunity for the visitors.

19
McCarthy is given a ticking off by Webb after a foul on Robson-Kanu.

18
Big chance for Reading from the corner as Le Fondre heads Shorey's cross just wide of the target.

17
Reading win a free-kick as Maloney is adjudged to have been fouled by Maloney. Another chance to get a good ball into the box. McAnuff's cross is put behind by McCarthy for a corner.

16
Beausejour's corner evades everyone as Wigan manage to clear the danger.

15
Wigan win a corner as Gunter puts Stam's cross behind.

14
Shouts for a penalty from the home fans as Gomez goes down in the box under pressure from Gorkss, but nothing doing with referee Webb.

13
Good run from Roberts as he bursts past Ramis, but his cross is cut out by Jones inside the box.

12
Wigan should be 1-0 up as Kone misses a great chance to score as he heads Beausejour's fine cross wide of the target from six-yards with the goal at his mercy. He might not get a better chance today.

11
McAnuff's free-kick is cleared by Jones to Robson-Kanu on the edge of the box, but his shot is blocked by Ramis as Wigan clear the danger.

11
Reading win a free-kick 35 yards from goal after Jones fells Tabb. Chance to get the big boys from the back into the box.

10
It has been a quiet start at the DW Stadium with Wigan dominating possession, but struggling to create any goalscoring opportunities.

6
Wigan made the brighter start to the game, but Reading are getting numbers back to snuff out any danger.

4
Shorey is down after picking up a knock in a challenge from Gomez, but the full-back should be ok to continue.

3
First chance of the game for Wigan as Beausejour fizzes in a cross from the left which is deflected goalwards and forces Federici into a good reaction save.

2
Both sides looking to get the ball down and play today with two managers who like to keep the ball on the deck.

KICK-OFF: Reading get the game underway in their striking yellow kit.

Howard Webb is the man in the middle today at the DW Stadium.

Any predictions for scoreline or first goalscorer?

The two teams are out on the pitch as we get closer to kick-off

Wigan chief Roberto Martinez has made a couple of changes with Franco Di Santo dropping to the bench witj Jordi Gomez coming in and David Jones replaces the injured Ben Watson.

Reading boss Brian McDermott sticks with the same side that beat Everton last weekend as they go in search of their second win of the season.

Outsiders Reading are well backed outsiders for this clash at 11/4 with Wigan's price of 10/11 struggling to appeal to punters. Kone is the 5/1 favourite to open the scoring while Le Fondre is attracting plenty of backing at 8/1.

I look forward to hearing from you and I will endeavour to post as many of your thoughts, opinions and reaction as I can.

Reading XI v Wigan: Federici, Shorey, Gunter, Morrison, Gorkss, Leigertwood, Tabb, McAnuff, Robson-Kanu, Le Fondre, Roberts

Wigan XI v Reading: Al Habsi; Stam, Figueora, Boyce, Ramis; Jones, McCarthy, Beausejour, Maloney, Gomez; Kone

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Wigan 10/11, Draw 13/5, Reading 11/4

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