FM Preview: Reading v Burnley 17 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Thursday, 16th February 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Reading and Burnley at 20:00 on 17th February 2012 in the Championship.
History of the Reading v Burnley fixture
Reading prepare to entertain Burnley at Madejski Stadium on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, Royals have recorded 10 wins, and Burnley have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was just last season, in January 2011, the Royals carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 15 Oct||Burnley||0 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|2010/2011||Mon 03 Jan||Reading||2-1||Burnley||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 23 Oct||Burnley||0 - 4||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 23 Jan||Reading||1 - 0||Burnley||F.A. Cup|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 May||Reading||0 - 2||Burnley||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2008/2009||Sat 09 May||Burnley||1 - 0||Reading||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2008/2009||Tue 28 Oct||Burnley||1 - 0||Reading||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Reading are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These games have seen the Royals score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 2.
Burnley have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Clarets's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Reading's total of 51 points from their 30 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower Championship.
Burnley's 47 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Burnley is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Royals in a close run game. Home Win
|Reading||11 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 17 .
|Burnley||26 games since last away draw.
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