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:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Coventry City||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Reading||1-2||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Coventry City||3 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|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|
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.
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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
|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.