West Ham 4-2 Reading Highlights

West Ham captain Kevin Nolan scored a hat-trick as relegated Reading bade farewell to the Premier League with a 22nd defeat of the 38-game campaign.

Venue: Upton Park
Date: Sunday, 19 May, 2013
Kick off: 16:00 GMT




West Ham have won just one of their previous five Premier League meetings with Reading (D1 L3).

The last time West Ham beat Reading at home was in the Championship, a 1-0 victory in August 2004.

Should Reading win this match, they’ll have secured more wins against West Ham in the Premier League than against any other side (four, currently three).

West Ham

The Hammers have managed just two goals in their last five Premier League games.

But they have lost just one of their last eight Premier League home games (W4, D3, L1).

Goalkeeper Jussi Jääskeläinen has faced more shots on target (211) and has made more saves (162) than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League this term.

No side has conceded a lower proportion of their goals from set-pieces than West Ham United this season in the Premier League (15.7%).


No side has fewer clean sheets this season than Reading (5).

The Royals have won fewer points away from home than any other side in the Premier League this season (8).

They have scored a league-high proportion of 39% of their goals in the final 15 minutes of Premier League games this season.

Jobi McAnuff has attempted 39 shots (incl. blocked) without scoring in the Premier League this season; more than any other player.

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy has been forced into a save every 17 minutes on average in the Premier League this season; more often than any other goalkeeper.

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