Reading prepare to entertain Swansea City at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 8 of the 34 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in December 2009, 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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Reading||1-1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Swansea City||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Reading||4 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Reading||3 - 1||Swansea City||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Mon 17 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||FAC|
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 6 conceded.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 16 points from their 10 games so far. Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Royals go into their game against Swansea City in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Reading||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Swansea City||12 games since last away draw.|