FM Preview: Coventry City v Reading 24 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 23rd September 2011
The game between Coventry City and Reading in the Championship on 24th September 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
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
|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
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
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
|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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