Reading are ready to welcome Queens Park Rangers to Madejski Stadium at tea-time on Saturday, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 25 wins out of 37 previous matches.
The previous match played between the two at Madejski Stadium was within the last three years, in April 2006, the Royals carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sun 30 Apr||Reading||2-1||Q.P.R.||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 05 Nov||Q.P.R.||1 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|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|
Recent respective form guides
Reading could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, Royals have rattled up an impressive 24 goals, and conceded 5.
Q.P.R. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 3 goals scored and conceded.
Reading are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 23 points from 12 games. Q.P.R.'s 18 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading may be coming up against a decent side in Q.P.R., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Royals. Home Win
|Reading||Won 7 successive home games.|
10 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Q.P.R.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|