Reading travel to take on Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Royals have recorded 4 wins, and Fulham have come away with 6 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Fulham was back in February 1999, over five years ago, with Fulham running out comfortable 3 - 1 winners in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1998/1999||Mon 05 Apr||Reading||0 - 1||Fulham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 23 Feb||Fulham||3 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sun 30 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sat 30 Oct||Reading||1 - 0||Fulham||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Sat 06 Mar||Fulham||0 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1992/1993||Fri 02 Oct||Reading||3 - 0||Fulham||LGE1|
|1991/1992||Tue 07 Apr||Fulham||1 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Royals have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 17 points from their 13 games played so far, Reading's 19 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 8th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cottagers, as the Royals have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Fulham||7 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Reading||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.