Bolton vs Reading Live Score and Live Stream


Bolton played Reading at the League One of England on April 1. The match kicked off 14:00 UTC. Bolton won 5-2.

Jon Dadi Bodvarsson scored the first goal on the 49th minute of the game followed by a goal from Paul Mukairu. Bodvarsson later scored 1 more. 5-2 is the final score.

Bolton (also known as Bolton Wanderers or Bolton Wanderes) and Reading (commonly referred to as Reading FC) meet again 7 months after the League One match which Reading won 2-1. Bolton will be playing the match after a draw against Stevenage on March 29 in League One.

Reading are approaching the match in a good mood securing victories in 2 straight games against Northampton and Cambridge United, however, Reading have been performing poorly in defense lately as they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive away matches now.

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Live Streaming

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We are updating team formations and line-ups for Bolton - Reading in real time.

Bolton kicked off the game with Joel Coleman, Jack Iredale who got substituted by William Forrester on the 74th minute, Ricardo Santos, , Josh Sheehan who got substituted by Aaron Morley on the 79th minute, Nathanael Ogbeta who got substituted by Zachary Ashworth on the 70th minute, who got substituted by Kyle Dempsey on the 70th minute, George Thomason, Josh Cogley, Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and who got substituted on the 79th minute as starters, with Zachary Ashworth, Kyle Dempsey, William Forrester, , Aaron Morley, Calvin Ramsay and Randell Williams on the bench.

Reading's starting eleven were Joel Pereira, Jeriel Dorsett who got substituted by Andy Yiadom on the 54th minute, Tyler Bindon, Amadou Mbengue, Clinton Mola, Charlie Savage who got substituted by Michael Craig on the 81st minute, , Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan who got substituted by Jayden Wareham on the 54th minute, Harvey Knibbs, Femi Azeez who got substituted by Paul Mukairu on the 88th minute and who got substituted by Ben Elliott on the 87th minute, with Kelvin Abrefa, David Button, Michael Craig, Ben Elliott, Paul Mukairu, Jayden Wareham and Andy Yiadom on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card twice throughout the game. Nathanael Ogbeta and Josh Sheehan were the ones to receive it.


Explore stats from Bolton vs Reading on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.

  • Ball Possession: 57 - 43
  • Total Attempts: 18 - 18
  • Shots On Target: 8 - 7
  • Saves: 5 - 3
  • Corners: 13 - 3
  • Completed Passes: 403 - 286
  • Fouls: 9 - 5
  • Free Kicks: 5 - 9
  • Total Passes: 485 - 399
  • Throw-Ins: 23 - 25


Bolton and Reading have met 5 times since November 2017. Bolton have won once, 3 matches ended in a draw while Reading have also won once. The most recent match between them took place on September 16, 2023 at the League One of England where Reading won 2-1. Bolton have scored 6 goals in these 5 head-to-head matches in total and Reading have also scored 6. So, overall, Bolton and Reading have almost identical head-to-head record against each other in their recent history.

Bolton have won 25 of their 45 matches in League One, drawing 11 and having 9 defeats this season. They have scored 83 goals - 1.84 per match, conceding 48 - 1.07 per match. Reading have won 15 of their 45 matches in League One, drawing 11 and having 19 defeats this season. They have scored 65 goals - 1.44 per match, conceding 68 - 1.51 per match.

Recent Form

Bolton have played a draw with Stevenage in their previous match while Reading are on a winning streak - they have won Northampton and Cambridge United in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Bolton have won 7 of their last 18 matches, losing 5 and drawing 6, while Reading have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 5.

Bolton have won twice (5-0 against Oxford United on 12th of March and 2-0 against Cambridge United on 2nd of March), lost once (1-0 against Derby County on 16th of March) and drew 3 times (0-0 against Stevenage on 29th of March, 2-2 against Exeter on 9th of March and 2-2 against Barnsley on 5th of March) in their most recent 6 matches.

Reading have won 3 times (1-0 against Northampton on 29th of March, 4-0 against Cambridge United on 16th of March and 1-3 against Carlisle on 2nd of March) and lost 3 times (2-1 against Derby County on 12th of March, 1-2 against Wycombe Wanderers on 9th of March and 2-3 against Shrewsbury on 24th of February) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • Reading haven't played a draw in their previous 8 matches.
  • Bolton are undefeated in their previous 6 home matches.
  • Reading have gone 4 consecutive away matches without a clean sheet.

Live Standings

As always, England League One's live standings are availble and updated in real time. Bolton are the 3rd in the table with 86 points after 45 matches, while Reading are the 17th with 50 points in 45 matches.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Bolton and Reading in real time. You can watch the goals by , Jon Dadi Bodvarsson and Paul Mukairu as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Bolton - Reading are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. FT
    Full Time
    Match ends. Bolton 5, Reading 2.
  2. 90 + 5'
    5 - 1
    Jon Dadi Bodvarsson scores for Bolton, assisted by George Thomason.
  3. 90 + 2'
    5 - 2
    Paul Mukairu scores for Reading.
  4. 88'
    Substitution for Reading. Paul Mukairu replaces Femi Azeez
  5. 87'
    Substitution for Reading. Ben Elliott is in.
  6. 81'
    Substitution for Reading. Michael Craig replaces Charlie Savage
  7. 79'
    Substitution for Bolton.
  8. 79'
    Substitution for Bolton. Aaron Morley replaces Josh Sheehan
  9. 77'
    4 - 1
    Goal for Bolton.
  10. 74'
    Substitution for Bolton. William Forrester replaces Jack Iredale
  11. 70'
    Substitution for Bolton. Kyle Dempsey is in.
  12. 70'
    Substitution for Bolton. Zachary Ashworth replaces Nathanael Ogbeta
  13. 54'
    Substitution for Reading. Andy Yiadom replaces Jeriel Dorsett
  14. 54'
    Substitution for Reading. Jayden Wareham replaces Kelvin Ehibhatiomhan
  15. 53'
    Josh Sheehan is shown the yellow card.
  16. 49'
    3 - 1
    Jon Dadi Bodvarsson scores for Bolton.
  17. 2T
    Second half begins
  18. HT
    Half Time - 2 : 1
    First half ends.
  19. 45 + 4'
    2 - 1
    Goal from the penalty spot for Bolton.
  20. 40'
    1 - 1
    Goal for Reading.
  21. 16'
    Nathanael Ogbeta is shown the yellow card.
  22. 11'
    1 - 0
    Goal for Bolton.
  23. 1T
    First half begins