Reading pack their bags to visit Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 6 of the 14 previous games, with the hosts winning just 5.
The previous match played between the two at Turf Moor was within the last three years, in March 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Reading||3 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 09 Jan||Reading||3 - 2||Burnley||FAC|
|2005/2006||Sat 04 Mar||Burnley||0 - 3||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 29 Aug||Reading||2 - 1||Burnley||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 15 Jan||Burnley||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Reading||0 - 0||Burnley||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 24 Feb||Reading||2 - 2||Burnley||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 4 conceded.
In complete contrast to Burnley, Reading are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Royals's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Burnley lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 20 points from their 13 games so far. Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 24 points from 13 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Reading on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Burnley. Score draw
|Burnley||Unbeaten in the last 7 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Reading||No sequences of note|