Reading face a trip to Watford at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Royals will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 34 and win only 9 of the 55 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Watford running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners 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 24 Apr||Watford||3 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Fri 09 Jan||Reading||4 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Watford||2 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 May||Reading||0 - 2||Watford||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 09 Dec||Watford||0 - 0||Reading||PREM|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Reading||0 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Royals's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Watford see themselves just below half way in the Npower Championship, showing a record of 22 points from their 17 games played so far, Reading's 24 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Royals out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Watford. Away win
|Watford||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Reading||4 games since last away draw.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.