Reading play host to Leeds United at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening, determined to stop the rot against their opponents, having lost out to their rivals on 2 of the previous 3 occassions.
The last time the two teams met at Reading was well over fifteen years ago, back in December 1987, with Leeds Utd. inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Royals in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1997/1998||Tue 18 Nov||Leeds Utd.||2 - 3||Reading||LC|
|1995/1996||Wed 10 Jan||Leeds Utd.||2 - 1||Reading||LC|
|1987/1988||Sat 12 Dec||Reading||0-1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1987/1988||Sat 22 Aug||Leeds Utd.||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Wed 22 Apr||Reading||2 - 1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|1986/1987||Sat 13 Sep||Leeds Utd.||3 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|1927/1928||Sat 24 Mar||Reading||0 - 1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 5 conceded.
Leeds Utd. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.
Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 26 points from the 13 games they have played so far. Leeds Utd.'s 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading may be coming up against a decent side in Leeds Utd., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Royals. Home Win
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Leeds Utd.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.