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History of the Burnley v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2003, with Burnley running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 02 OctReading0 - 0BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Tue 24 FebReading2 - 2BurnleyCHMP
2003/2004Tue 25 NovBurnley3 - 0ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Sat 01 FebBurnley2 - 5ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Tue 27 AugReading3 - 0BurnleyCHMP
1999/2000Sat 18 MarBurnley3 - 0ReadingLGE1
1999/2000Wed 24 NovReading0 - 0BurnleyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Burnley are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Royals have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burnley's 39 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 48 points from 28 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burnley64026312
Reading6222558

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Clarets, as the Royals have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burnley Won 4 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 14 .
Reading Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.