Reading prepare to entertain Burnley at Madejski Stadium on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, Royals have recorded 9 wins, and Burnley have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2010, the Royals carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Burnley||0 - 4||Reading||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Reading||1-0||Burnley||FAC|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 May||Reading||0 - 2||Burnley||D1PO|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 May||Burnley||1 - 0||Reading||D1PO|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Burnley||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Reading||3 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 09 Jan||Reading||3 - 2||Burnley||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Reading haven't lost in their last six home matches, but have drawn four of them. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 8 conceded.
Burnley have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Clarets's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Reading's 34 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 35 from their 23 games so far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Royals. Score draw
|Reading||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Burnley||Last drawn game 8 outings ago.|