Nothing is achieved without effort. Reading achieved nothing.

On the way to this game, I looked at the odds on-line, and liked the look of odds of 40-1 one either team to win on penalties. My rationale was that this game was likely to be a tight one – Peterborough are going well at the top of League One, whilst Reading of course were a Premier League team only a few months ago and have kept most of their key players as well as making a few additions.

That was probably one of the worst bets I’ve ever made! This game wasn’t a tight one – it wasn’t even remotely close. It was one of the most one-sided I’ve ever seen, because Peterborough didn’t just beat Reading – they utterly humiliated a gutless and spineless Reading team which offered nothing.

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