Reading face a trip to Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, Royals have recorded 5 wins, and Sheff. Utd. have come away with 7 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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 22 Aug||Reading||1 - 3||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Fri 10 Apr||Reading||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 15 Nov||Sheff. Utd.||0 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 20 Jan||Reading||3 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 16 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Reading||PREM|
|2005/2006||Tue 14 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Tue 25 Oct||Reading||2 - 0||Sheff. Utd.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, These games have seen the The Blades score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 1.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Royals's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
Sheff. Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 38 points from their 25 games so far. Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 23 points from their 25 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Sheff. Utd. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win
|Sheff. Utd.||Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.|
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Reading||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.