History of the Reading v West Ham United fixture
Reading play host to West Ham United at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.
The last time the two teams met at Reading was just over four years ago, in September 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Wed 26 Dec||West Ham Utd.||1 - 1||Reading||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Sep||Reading||0-3||West Ham Utd.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Mon 01 Jan||Reading||6 - 0||West Ham Utd.||Premiership|
|2006/2007||Sun 01 Oct||West Ham Utd.||0 - 1||Reading||Premiership|
|2004/2005||Sat 12 Mar||Reading||3 - 1||West Ham Utd.||Championship|
|2004/2005||Tue 10 Aug||West Ham Utd.||1 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Reading||2 - 0||West Ham Utd.||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Reading have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.
The away form of West Ham United however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Hammers, and 6 goals against.
Reading's 27 points from 20 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
West Ham United are holding the final promotion place in the npower Championship, and have accumulated 40 points from the 20 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
|West Ham United||6||4||1||1||10||4||13|
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with West Ham United running out comfortable winners. Away win
|Reading||4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|West Ham United||4 successive away victories.
6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.
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