Reading face a trip to Swansea City at Liberty Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, Royals have recorded 13 wins, and Swansea City have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2007, with Reading inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Swans in an League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Reading||4 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Reading||3 - 1||Swansea City||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Mon 17 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||FAC|
|2004/2005||Sat 08 Jan||Reading||1 - 1||Swansea City||FAC|
|2000/2001||Sat 24 Feb||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 30 Jan||Swansea City||1 - 0||Reading||ASSM|
Recent respective form guides
Swansea City will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The Swans's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.
Reading's away form is none too clever either, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Royals, and 4 goals against.
Swansea City's 38 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Reading are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola Championship, and have accumulated 54 points from the 27 games they have played so far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Royals have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Liberty Stadium with an easy victory. Away win
|Swansea City||Drawn last 4 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 10 matches.
|Reading||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|