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Last updated : 14 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Liverpool v Reading fixture

Reading face a trip to Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2006, with Liverpool running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a Premiership match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 08 DecReading3 - 1LiverpoolPREM
2007/2008Tue 25 SepReading2 - 4LiverpoolLGEC
2006/2007Sat 07 AprReading1 - 2LiverpoolPREM
2006/2007Sat 04 NovLiverpool2 - 0ReadingPREM
2006/2007Wed 25 OctLiverpool4 - 3ReadingLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Liverpool have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. In this time, Reds have rattled up an impressive 16 goals, and conceded 4.

In complete contrast to Liverpool, Reading are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Royals have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Liverpool sit in a healthy 4th in the league, and have picked up 56 points from their 29 games. Reading find themselves struggling down in 14th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 29 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Royals are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Liverpool. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Liverpool Won 4 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Reading 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.