FootyMAD's Charlton Athletic match preview

Last updated : 22 August 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Charlton Athletic v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Royals have recorded 4 wins, and Charlton Ath. have come away with 8 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in April 2007, when they played out a goalless draw in a Premiership match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Mon 09 AprCharlton Ath.0 - 0ReadingPREM
2006/2007Sat 18 NovReading2 - 0Charlton Ath.PREM
1997/1998Fri 10 AprCharlton Ath.3 - 0ReadingCHMP
1997/1998Sat 06 DecReading2 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 11 JanReading2 - 2Charlton Ath.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 14 SepCharlton Ath.1 - 0ReadingCHMP
1995/1996Sat 20 AprReading0 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Addicks in those games, with 7 conceded.

Reading have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Charlton Ath.'s 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Reading's total of 4 points from their 2 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

The away form of the Royals has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Charlton Ath.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Charlton Ath. 4 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Reading Undefeated in last 4 away games.
5 games since last defeat.