FM Preview: Coventry City v Reading 24 Sep 2011

Last updated : 23 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Coventry City v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, Royals have recorded 4 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 11 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 30 Apr Coventry City 0 - 0 Reading Championship
2010/2011 Sat 11 Dec Reading 0 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Mon 05 Apr Reading 3 - 0 Coventry City Championship
2009/2010 Sat 31 Oct Coventry City 1 - 3 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Coventry City 0 - 0 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Mon 01 Dec Reading 3 - 1 Coventry City Championship
2005/2006 Sat 14 Jan Reading 2 - 0 Coventry City Championship

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 5 to 3.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Coventry City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 5 points from 7 matches.

Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 7 points from their 7 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Coventry City 6 1 2 3 4 7 5
Reading 6 1 0 5 4 8 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Reading on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Coventry City. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Coventry City No sequences of note
Reading Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.

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