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:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Reading||4 - 3||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Reading||0 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Reading||2 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||CHMP|
|1985/1986||Mon 05 May||Reading||2 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||LGE1|
|1985/1986||Sat 28 Sep||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
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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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
|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.