Reading vs West Ham United: Pre-Season Friendly Live Stream, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

The hosts got the better of Maidenhead United 4-0 last Tuesday, while West Ham defeated Ipswich 2-1 in their previous match.

Reading FC in action against Maidenhead United; Credit: Twitter/@ReadingFC

Reading will host West Ham United in a pre-season friendly at Madejski Stadium on Saturday. Both sides are heading into the tie on the back of positive results in their previous outings. The hosts got the better of Maidenhead United 4-0 last Tuesday, while West Ham defeated Ipswich 2-1 in their previous match. Reading had a disappointing 2021-22 Championship season, finishing 21st in the 24-team table. The Hammers, on the other hand, had an impressive Premier League campaign last term, securing a Europa Conference League qualification by finishing seventh in the standings. 

West Ham began their pre-season with a convincing 2-0 win over Servette before playing out a 1-1 draw against Boreham wood and then defeated Ipswich in their last outing. Kourt Zouma and Daniel Chester were on target against Ipswich. David Moyes’ side will also take on Rangers Luton Town and Lens before beginning their Premier League season at home against defending champions Manchester City on August 7. Reading on the other hand, wil play AFC Wimbledon and Brighton before taking on Blackpool in their Championship opener in July 30.

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Probable Lineups

Reading have not reported any fesh injury concerns, therefore head coach Paul Ince is likely to rotate his squad as much as possible in order to build the fitness and test the new recruits. New signing Shane Long is expected to make his second unofficial debut for the club alongside Joao upfront. As for West Ham, central defender Angelo Ogbonna is expected to get some game-time after recovering from a knee surgery. International stars Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice and Jarrod Bowen are all back in training and should get some game-time against the Championship side. New signing Flynn Downes, who completed 90 minutes against Ipswich could feature in the starting eleven on Saturday. 

Reading probable starting lineup: Southwood; Yiadom, Mclntyre, Holmes, Ejaria; Ince, Hendrick, Fornah, Hoilett; Long, Joao

West Ham United probable starting lineup: Fabianski; Coufal, Ogbonna, Zouma, Cresswell; Rice, Downes; Bowen, Fornals, Benrahma; Antonio

Reading vs West Ham United Live Schedule and Fixture

The pre-season friendly match between Reading and West Ham United will take place at Madejski Stadium on Saturday at 7:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Reading vs West Ham United?

Live streaming of the warm-up match is available on WHTV, via the club’s official website.




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