FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Reading 13 Mar 2012

Footymad preview History of the Doncaster Rovers v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Royals have winning an impressive 11 games, and losing 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Keepmoat Stadium was just last season, in January 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Reading 2 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2010/2011 Sat 15 Jan Doncaster Rvs. 0-3 Reading Championship
2010/2011 Sat 30 Oct Reading 4 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2009/2010 Sat 06 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 2 Reading Championship
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Reading 0 - 0 Doncaster Rvs. Championship
2008/2009 Tue 17 Mar Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 1 Reading Championship
2008/2009 Tue 21 Oct Reading 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Reading however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Royals, and 2 goals against.

Doncaster Rovers are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 30 points from their 34 games thus far.

Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 66 points from 35 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Doncaster Rovers 6 1 3 2 8 10 6
Reading 6 6 0 0 10 2 18

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Doncaster Rovers. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Doncaster Rovers Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Reading 4 successive away victories.
10 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 8 matches.
Last drawn game 23 outings ago.

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