Reading prepare to entertain Norwich City at Madejski Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, winning 53.13% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was two seasons ago, in December 2008, with Reading running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Mon 27 Apr||Norwich City||0 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Dec||Reading||2-0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 31 Jan||Reading||4 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 24 Sep||Norwich City||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Reading||0 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Norwich City||2 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Wed 05 Mar||Norwich City||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 12 goals for the Royals, with 5 goals against.
Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading's 23 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Norwich City's total of 25 points from their 16 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are starting to turn Madejski Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw
|Reading||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Norwich City||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.