FootyMAD's Norwich City match preview

Last updated : 12 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Norwich City fixture

Reading are ready to welcome Norwich City to Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Royals are clearly on top, winning 51.61% of the games played between the two.

The previous match played between the two at Madejski Stadium was within the last three years, in January 2006, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Tue 31 JanReading4-0Norwich CityCHMP
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

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 10 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 4 conceded.

In complete contrast to Reading, Norwich City are having a torrid time on their travels, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Canaries have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 43 points from 22 games. Norwich City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 22 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Reading fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Royals. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Reading 5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Norwich City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.