Reading face a trip to Coventry City at Ricoh Arena on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Royals have recorded 3 wins, and Coventry City have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2009, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Apr||Coventry City||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Mon 01 Dec||Reading||3 - 1||Coventry City||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 14 Jan||Reading||2 - 0||Coventry City||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Coventry City losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Royals have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Coventry City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 17 points from their 14 games played so far, Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 10 points from their 14 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Coventry City may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Coventry City||Drawn last 3 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Reading||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.