Reading ended their six-match run without a Championship victory by beating bottom club Blackpool 3-0.
But it was an unconvincing win achieved with a first-half goal from Glenn Murray, a second-half Peter Clarke own goal and a late Nick Blackman effort.
Reading's promising start to the season had long since evaporated on the back of their winless sequence. They had conceded three goals in four of their previous five games.
Blackpool's form was even worse, with just one win in 13 league outings prior...