The Data Zone: Jacob Brown and Nick Powell behind win at home against Reading

Stoke City got away with the win in the game on Saturday, home at bet365 Stadium against Reading. The Championship game finished 3-2 (2-1).

There was no real shape to the match until Stoke City took the lead just before the half-hour mark through Nick Powell, who scored, making it 1-0.

The team increased the lead to 2-0 after almost half an hour’s play as Jacob Brown scored.

Reading reduced the score to 2-1 right after this as John Swift scored.

With 30 minutes on the clock, Reading’s Liam Moor scored and equalised.

With five minutes left to play, Stoke City’s Sam Surridge scored the decider as he scored. The 3-2 goal was the last one of the game.

Next time Stoke City will play against Fulham on Saturday. Reading take on Bristol City at home on Tuesday.