Reading play host to Tottenham Hotspur at Madejski Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 4 of the previous 6 games.
The last time the two teams met at Reading was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1930, with Tottenham H. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Royals in a Second Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1930/1931||Sat 27 Dec||Reading||1-2||Tottenham H.||CHMP|
|1930/1931||Sat 30 Aug||Tottenham H.||7 - 1||Reading||CHMP|
|1929/1930||Sat 12 Apr||Reading||3 - 0||Tottenham H.||CHMP|
|1929/1930||Sat 07 Dec||Tottenham H.||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|1928/1929||Sat 12 Jan||Reading||2 - 0||Tottenham H.||FAC|
|1928/1929||Wed 26 Dec||Reading||4 - 3||Tottenham H.||CHMP|
|1928/1929||Tue 25 Dec||Tottenham H.||2 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. While Royals have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Tottenham H. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Spurs, and 4 goals against.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far, Tottenham H.'s 15 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been an indifferent run of form for the Royals of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Tottenham H., who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win
|Reading||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 5 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Tottenham H.||Undefeated in last 4 away games.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.