Reading face a trip to Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 19 games played, Royals have recorded 5 wins, and Fulham have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2006, with Reading inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Cottagers in a Premiership match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Fulham||0 - 1||Reading||PREM|
|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||Tue 11 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Reading||ASSM|
|1993/1994||Wed 10 Nov||Reading||1 - 0||Fulham||ASSM|
Recent respective form guides
Fulham need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Cottagers have scored 8, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Reading's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Royals have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Fulham find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 9 points from their 11 matches. Reading see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premier League, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Royals out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Fulham. Away win
|Fulham||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
|Reading||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 13 outings ago.