Wednesday 23 October 1985 at Elm Park (11,558)
Wolves (1) 2 (Ryan 51 81): Barrett, Herbert, Barnes, Streete, Clarke (Chapman 78), Stoutt, Purdie, Ryan, Ainscow, King, Wassell.
Reading (0) 2 (Bremner 62, Senior 66): Westwood, Peters, Richardson, Beavon, Hicks, Wood, Baillie, White, Senior, Bremner, Rogers (Horrix 80).
Referee: Mr M. James (Sussex).
Order of Goals: W,r,r,W.
Booked: King 63.
Landmark: Kim Wassell makes his Wolves debut.
Record: Reading had won their previous thirteen matches, a Football League record from the start of a season. Derek Ryan had a third goal disallowed.