Reading face a trip to Nottingham Forest at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 14 games played, Royals have recorded 3 wins, and Nottm. Forest have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 08 Aug||Reading||0 - 0||Nottm. Forest||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Nottingham Forest are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, In this time, Forest have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 3.
The Royals have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Nottm. Forest are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 46 points from the 25 games they have played so far. Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 24 matches.
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 ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Forest. Home win
|Nottm. Forest||Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.|
|Reading||No sequences of note|