Reading play host to Leeds United at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 2 of the 5 previous games, with the Royals winning just 1.
The last time the two teams met at Reading was back in October 2005, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Apr||Leeds Utd.||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 29 Oct||Reading||1-1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Feb||Leeds Utd.||3 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 19 Oct||Reading||1 - 1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 18 Nov||Leeds Utd.||2 - 3||Reading||LGEC|
|1995/1996||Wed 10 Jan||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Reading||LGEC|
|1987/1988||Sat 12 Dec||Reading||0 - 1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Whites, and 15 goals against.
Reading's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Leeds Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Royals go into their game against Leeds Utd. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Reading||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Leeds Utd.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
6 games since last defeat.