FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 30 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Norwich City fixture

Reading prepare to entertain Norwich City at Madejski Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Royals have recorded 15 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was two seasons ago, in April 2004, with Norwich City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Royals in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 24 SepNorwich City0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Mon 12 AprReading0-1Norwich CityCHMP
2003/2004Tue 30 SepNorwich City2 - 1ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Wed 05 MarNorwich City0 - 1ReadingCHMP
2002/2003Wed 18 SepReading0 - 2Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Sun 03 MayReading0 - 1Norwich CityCHMP
1997/1998Tue 21 OctNorwich City0 - 0ReadingCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Royals have rattled up an impressive 18 goals, and conceded 5.

The Canaries have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Reading are leading the way in the Coca Cola Championship, with their 30 games giving them a return of 73 points. Norwich City's 39 points from 30 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City62137107

FootyMad's prediction ...

Reading may be coming up against a decent side in Norwich City, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Royals. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Unbeaten in the last 19 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Norwich City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.