FM Preview: Burnley v Reading 15 Oct 2011

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Last updated : 14 October 2011

Footymad preview History of the Burnley v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2010, where Reading annihilated the Royals 0 - 4 in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Reading 2 - 1 Burnley Championship
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Burnley 0 - 4 Reading Championship
2009/2010 Sat 23 Jan Reading 1 - 0 Burnley F.A. Cup
2008/2009 Tue 12 May Reading 0 - 2 Burnley Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2008/2009 Sat 09 May Burnley 1 - 0 Reading Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)
2008/2009 Tue 28 Oct Burnley 1 - 0 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Oct Reading 3 - 1 Burnley Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 8 conceded.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Burnley see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far,

Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 12 points from their 10 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Burnley 6 3 1 2 10 7 10
Reading 6 2 2 2 6 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Turf Moor with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Burnley Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Reading 5 games since last defeat.

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Reading Match Reports

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