FootyMAD's Brighton & Hove Albion match preview

Last updated : 06 August 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Reading v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Brighton & Hove Albion at Madjeski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 41 games played, Royals have recorded 19 wins, and Brighton & HA have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madjeski Stadium was just last season, in April 2003, with Brighton & HA inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Royals in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Fri 04 AprReading1-2Brighton & HALD1
2002/2003Sat 30 NovBrighton & HA0 - 1ReadingLD1
2001/2002Sat 09 MarReading0 - 0Brighton & HALD2
2001/2002Mon 11 FebBrighton & HA3 - 1ReadingLD2
1993/1994Sat 30 AprReading2 - 0Brighton & HALD2
1993/1994Sat 20 NovBrighton & HA0 - 1ReadingLD2
1992/1993Sat 16 JanReading3 - 0Brighton & HALD2

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. These low-scoring games have seen just 4 goals scored and conceded.

The Seagulls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Seagulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 5 against.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Royals of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Brighton & HA, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Brighton & HA 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.