History of the Reading v Cardiff City fixture
Reading prepare to entertain Cardiff City at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Royals have recorded 11 wins, and Cardiff City have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in May 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2) match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 17 May||Cardiff City||0 - 3||Reading||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2010/2011||Fri 13 May||Reading||0-0||Cardiff City||Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 2)|
|2010/2011||Tue 01 Feb||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2010/2011||Wed 10 Nov||Reading||1 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 10 Apr||Cardiff City||0 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 16 Sep||Reading||0 - 1||Cardiff City||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 03 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Reading||F.A. Cup|
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Recent respective form guides
Reading have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
Cardiff City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Bluebirds's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 21 points from their 16 games played so far,
Cardiff City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 27 points from 16 games.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Reading||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
|Cardiff City||6 games since last defeat.
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