On the back of four successive wins, Boro were determined to make it five in a row in this rearranged fixture and keep the pressure on at the top of the Championship table.

Emilio Nsue had given Boro the lead inside ten minutes, but Simon Cox levelled up for The Royals shortly after half-time. 

Boro's subsequent onslaught on the Reading goal was to no avail, until Forshaw pounced in the six yard box in stoppage time.

Watch highlights from the game in the video player above.