FootyMAD's Coventry City match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Coventry City fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Coventry City at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, having won 12 and lost only 3 of the 20 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2005, with Coventry City inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Royals in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 10 SepCoventry City1 - 1ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Sat 19 FebReading1-2Coventry CityCHMP
2004/2005Sat 30 OctCoventry City3 - 2ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 27 MarCoventry City1 - 2ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 20 SepReading1 - 2Coventry CityCHMP
2002/2003Thu 26 DecCoventry City2 - 0ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Sat 17 AugReading1 - 2Coventry CityCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Royals have rattled up an impressive 20 goals, and conceded 3.

Coventry City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Sky Blues have hit 4 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 28 games giving them a return of 69 points. Coventry City find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 28 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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

Its good news for Reading fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Royals. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Won 6 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
Coventry City 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.