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.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

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
Reading63308212

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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