FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Reading 15 Jan 2011

Last updated : 14 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Doncaster Rovers v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Royals have winning an impressive 10 games, and losing 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2010, with Reading inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Rovers in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctReading4 - 3Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2009/2010Sat 06 FebDoncaster Rvs.1 - 2ReadingCHMP
2009/2010Sat 12 SepReading0 - 0Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
2008/2009Tue 17 MarDoncaster Rvs.0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2008/2009Tue 21 OctReading2 - 1Doncaster Rvs.CHMP
1985/1986Mon 05 MayReading2 - 0Doncaster Rvs.LGE1
1985/1986Sat 28 SepDoncaster Rvs.0 - 1ReadingLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Rovers, with 5 goals against.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Doncaster Rvs. see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 34 points from their 23 games played so far, Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 37 from their 25 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Doncaster Rvs.622210118

FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Royals has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Doncaster Rvs.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Doncaster Rvs. Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Reading Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.