Reading prepare to entertain Ipswich Town at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 0-1 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Reading||0-1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||0 - 3||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sun 16 Oct||Reading||2 - 0||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||Ipswich Town||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Royals have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.
The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Tractor Boys have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 15 matches. Ipswich Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 11 points.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Reading at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Royals will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Reading||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Ipswich Town||Not won in previous 9 away matches.|
5 games since last defeat.