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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Reading||0 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||Reading||2 - 2||Burnley||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 25 Nov||Burnley||3 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Burnley||2 - 5||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Tue 27 Aug||Reading||3 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Mar||Burnley||3 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Wed 24 Nov||Reading||0 - 0||Burnley||LGE1|
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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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
|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.