Reading prepare to entertain Arsenal at Madejski Stadium on Monday evening, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. Each previous meeting has resulted in defeat for the Royals.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was just last season, in October 2006, where Arsenal annihilated the Royals 0-4 in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Mar||Arsenal||2 - 1||Reading||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sun 22 Oct||Reading||0-4||Arsenal||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 29 Nov||Arsenal||3 - 0||Reading||LGEC|
|1986/1987||Sat 10 Jan||Reading||1 - 3||Arsenal||FAC|
|1971/1972||Sat 05 Feb||Reading||1 - 2||Arsenal||FAC|
|1967/1968||Wed 11 Oct||Arsenal||1 - 0||Reading||LGEC|
|1934/1935||Sat 16 Feb||Reading||0 - 1||Arsenal||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Reading are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The Royals's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Arsenal's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The Gunners have managed to tuck away 9 goals in this period, and concede just the 2.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 13 points from their 12 games played so far, Arsenal are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 27 points from the 11 games played.
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 are in quite good form at home, but the FootyMad team thinks on this occasion, Arsenal will prove too strong and win this game comfortably. Away win
|Reading||12 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 13 .
|Arsenal||Undefeated in last 11 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.