FM Preview: Reading v Watford 10 Sep 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 9th September 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Reading take on Watford in a Championship match on 10th September 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Reading v Watford fixture
Reading prepare to entertain Watford at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, having won 33 and lost only 9 of the 54 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Feb||Reading||1-1||Watford||Championship|
|2010/2011||Sat 20 Nov||Watford||1 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Apr||Watford||3 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Watford||Championship|
|2008/2009||Fri 09 Jan||Reading||4 - 0||Watford||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Watford||2 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Reading||0 - 2||Watford||Premiership|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Reading are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.
The away form of Watford is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Hornets have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 4 points from 5 matches.
Watford are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower Championship with a return of just 3 points from their 5 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Royals to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Watford||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here