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 15 wins out of 20 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was just last season, in September 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|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|
|1984/1985||Sat 19 Jan||Doncaster Rvs.||0 - 4||Reading||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 5 conceded.
Doncaster Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Rovers have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 19 points from their 13 games so far. Doncaster Rvs.'s 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
The match against Doncaster Rvs. 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||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Doncaster Rvs.||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.