Arsenal loanee Karl Hein was part of the Reading squad who saw their bus chased by disgruntled fans on Wednesday, with the fans telling the players that they were not fit to wear their shirt.
The Royals drew with Peterborough United at London Road to stop a seven-game losing streak in the Championship.
The stalemate, on the other hand, could have seemed like a defeat.
Since late November, Veljko Paunovic’s team has not won a game. They’re still only two points above of the bottom three.
Reading’s situation could have been even worse had it not been for Arsenal loanee Karl Hein heroics on Wednesday.
Several great saves were made by Estonia’s goalkeeper. His distribution was regarded as ‘erratic’ by both the Reading Chronicle and Berkshire Live.
The latter, on the other hand, said his shot-stopping was “superb.”
It was his first clean sheet for the club in his third appearance. But clearly, it was not the result that the supporters wanted.
Berkshire Live journalist Jonathan Low posted a video on Twitter showing the Reading team bus struggling to leave the ground due to a group of fans.
They proceeded to tell the squad that they were not fit to wear the shirt…
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To be fair to Hein, he hasn’t taken on the most easiest task.
For the first time in two decades, Reading is in risk of slipping into the third tier. And it’s evident that the fans are concerned about the future.
While the Royals remain near the bottom of the Championship, Hein will have a difficult time catching Mikel Arteta’s attention.