Another magical night at the Madejski ended with Reading snatching a 2-2 draw against Chelsea. Adam Le Fondre's late double cancelled out goals from Mata and Lampard to give Brian McDermott's side a crucial point to lift them out of the relegation zone for the first time since November.
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Be honest with me - at 2-0 down, did you think we were dead and buried? You should know by now that the Royals are never beaten. The last three games Reading have gone behind, they've turned it around in the second half. And yet again, Adam Le Fondre came off the bench to rescue the situation for McDermott's men.
For a few brief minutes Reading were top of the Premier League. 2-1 up at Chelsea, some of dared to think that maybe this league wouldn't be so hard after all... how wrong we were. We all know how that first meeting between the two sides this season ended,fast forward 5 months and much has changed with both teams. To give us the Chelsea perspective we spoke to Graham MacAree from our sister SB Nation site, We Ain't Got No History.
Is there ever a good time to play a top side in the Premier League? You can look at Chelsea's recent form two ways - four wins on the bounce away in the division, but their last two in other competitions have been depressing draws. Reading, meanwhile, are unbeaten in four at the Madejski Stadium and will be looking to make that five on Wednesday night.