Analysis of the goal conceded against Reading (1/1)
Pogrebnyak’s goal – Ian Harte’s free kick comes down off the crossbar and Pogrebnyak, who has followed in from the wall, is on hand to head into an unguarded net.
Ian Harte takes a free kick from just outside the penalty area. Note Pogrebnyak in the centre of the box, breaking from the wall.
The ball smashes off the crossbar, and Pogrebnyak is the only player in a central area alert to the situation.
He is left with a simple headed finished, unchallenged, and with the goal gaping.