Last Updated: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 18:38
A second-half Adam Le Fondre brace gave Reading their first Barclays Premier League win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Everton.
The Toffees, who had lost just once in 20 league games, took the lead after 10 minutes after some woeful defending. A hopeful ball out of defence was not dealt with by Reading on a number of occasions before Kaspars Gorkss' back-header fell straight to Nikica Jelavic.
The Croatia forward looped a cross back into the box which was left by Gorkss and Sean Morrison, with Steven Naismith taking full advantage to slot the visitors in front.
Reading started the second half positively and Le Fondre's equaliser came courtesy of a free-kick from Nicky Shorey, who picked out his team-mate superbly to head his side level with 51 minutes on the clock.
Reading were then awarded a penalty as Seamus Coleman bundled into the back of Le Fondre, who sent Howard the wrong way from the spot with 11 minutes left.
Their lead was nearly wiped out instantly, however, as Marouane Fellaini headed Leighton Baines' corner against a post before Reading saw the game out in relative comfort to secure what could prove to be a vital three points.
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