Reading face a trip to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Royals have recorded 9 wins, and Q.P.R. have come away with 18 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 05 Mar||Q.P.R.||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Reading||1 - 0||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 05 Jan||Reading||1 - 0||Q.P.R.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 25 Aug||Q.P.R.||0 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Q.P.R.||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 02 Sep||Reading||1 - 2||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Wed 12 Mar||Q.P.R.||0 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Queens Park Rangers are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
The Royals have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Royals's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 4 goals for and 2 against.
Q.P.R. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola Championship, picking up 24 points from their 17 games so far. Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca Cola Championship, and have accumulated 38 points from the 17 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Q.P.R.. Away win
|Q.P.R.||Not drawn a match in their last 3 .|
|Reading||Undefeated in last 8 away games.|
20 games since last defeat.