History of the Crystal Palace v Reading fixture
Reading face a trip to Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Royals have recorded 11 wins, and Crystal Palace have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2011, when they fought out a thrilling high-scoring 3-3 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Feb||Crystal Palace||3-3||Reading||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Sep||Reading||3 - 0||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 17 Feb||Crystal Palace||1 - 3||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Tue 08 Dec||Reading||2 - 4||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 21 Mar||Crystal Palace||0 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Reading||4 - 2||Crystal Palace||Championship|
|2005/2006||Fri 20 Jan||Crystal Palace||1 - 1||Reading||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Crystal Palace have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Eagles in those games, with 5 conceded.
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 scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Crystal Palace are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 23 points from 13 games.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Eagles, as the Royals have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Crystal Palace||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Reading||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.
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