'No urgency and no cutting edge' -- that's the verdict from one Royals fan after a third home loss in a row tightened the gap at the top of the table. 

And many Reading fans reacted the same way following the final whistle of the 2-0 defeat to Middlesbrough. 

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Here's what Loyal Royals had to say online after a frustrating afternoon.