FM Preview: Reading v Fulham 27 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Reading v Fulham fixture

Reading play host to Fulham at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 22 games played, Royals have recorded 9 wins, and Fulham have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Reading was just over four years ago, in April 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Premier League match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Sat 12 Apr Reading 0-2 Fulham Premier League
2007/2008 Sat 03 Nov Fulham 3 - 1 Reading Premier League
2006/2007 Sat 14 Apr Reading 1 - 0 Fulham Premiership
2006/2007 Sat 25 Nov Fulham 0 - 1 Reading Premiership
1998/1999 Mon 05 Apr Reading 0 - 1 Fulham League Division Two
1998/1999 Tue 23 Feb Fulham 3 - 1 Reading League Division Two
1993/1994 Sun 30 Jan Fulham 1 - 0 Reading League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Reading have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Cottagers have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 3 points from their 7 games thus far.

Fulham's 13 points from 8 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Reading 6 1 2 3 8 11 5
Fulham 6 3 1 2 9 8 10

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Reading Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Fulham No sequences of note

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