FM Preview: Reading v Doncaster Rovers 17 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 16th September 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Reading and Doncaster Rovers at 15:00 on 17th September 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Reading v Doncaster Rovers fixture
Reading prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 16 wins out of 21 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in October 2010, as the Royals squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 4-3 in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 3||Reading||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Reading||4-3||Doncaster Rvs.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 06 Feb||Doncaster Rvs.||1 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 12 Sep||Reading||0 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 17 Mar||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Reading||2 - 1||Doncaster Rvs.||Championship|
|1985/1986||Mon 05 May||Reading||2 - 0||Doncaster Rvs.||Third Division|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Reading's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Royals have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Doncaster Rovers is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 4 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 4 points from their 6 games thus far.
Doncaster Rovers find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 6 games have yielded only 1 points.
Current overall team form
For a detailed analysis of current team form guides in this or any division, click here
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Royals to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Reading||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Doncaster Rovers||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.
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