Reading prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Madejski Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2009, with Nottm. Forest 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 28 Feb||Reading||0-1||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sun 10 Aug||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 16 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Nottm. Forest||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 17 Jan||Nottm. Forest||0 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 16 Aug||Reading||3 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|2002/2003||Fri 18 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Nottm. Forest||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 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Nottm. Forest's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Forest have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
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 ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Royals at home recently, and I can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Forest come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Reading||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Nottm. Forest||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
7 games since last defeat.