FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

By Footymad Previewer
Last updated : 29 October 2004
History of the Coventry City v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Coventry City at Highfield Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Royals will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 10 and win only 3 of the 19 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2004, with Reading inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Sky Blues in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 MarCoventry City1 - 2ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 SepReading1 - 2Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Thu 26 DecCoventry City2 - 0ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Sat 17 AugReading1 - 2Coventry CityCHMP
1963/1964Sat 11 JanReading2 - 2Coventry CityLGE1
1963/1964Sat 07 SepCoventry City0 - 0ReadingLGE1
1962/1963Wed 01 MayReading4 - 1Coventry CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Coventry City have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.

The Royals 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 Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Coventry City are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 15 from their 15 matches played. Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 30 points from the 15 games they have played so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Coventry City60246162

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Coventry City Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Reading Undefeated in last 3 away games.
7 games since last defeat.

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