Reading 2 - 1 Everton

A second-half brace from Adam Le Fondre gave Reading their first Barclays Premier League win of the season at the expense of Everton this afternoon.

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McDermott stays focused on winning

Reading manger Brian McDermott during the Barclays Premier League match at the Madejski Stadium Credit: Phil Cole/PA Wire

McDermott felt his side were not at their best until the second half.

"First half we were a little bit too respectful, in the second half I thought we deserved to win," he said.

"In any sport what you need to do is stay in the game, I just said (at half-time) that you are right in the game at 1-0 and if we can raise our tempo and play the way we can it will give us an opportunity.

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