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:|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Mar||Coventry City||1 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Sep||Reading||1 - 2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Coventry City||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Sat 17 Aug||Reading||1 - 2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|1963/1964||Sat 11 Jan||Reading||2 - 2||Coventry City||LGE1|
|1963/1964||Sat 07 Sep||Coventry City||0 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1962/1963||Wed 01 May||Reading||4 - 1||Coventry City||LGE1|
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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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
|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.