Reading face a trip to Burnley at Turf Moor on Tuesday evening, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. Only 3 defeats have been registered in the 10 games, with 5 ending in victory.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, as the visitors ran out cosy 2 - 5 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Burnley||2 - 5||Reading||LD1|
|2002/2003||Tue 27 Aug||Reading||3 - 0||Burnley||LD1|
|1999/2000||Sat 18 Mar||Burnley||3 - 0||Reading||LD2|
|1999/2000||Wed 24 Nov||Reading||0 - 0||Burnley||LD2|
|1998/1999||Sat 13 Feb||Burnley||1 - 1||Reading||LD2|
|1998/1999||Wed 09 Sep||Reading||1 - 1||Burnley||LD2|
|1994/1995||Sat 21 Jan||Burnley||1 - 2||Reading||LD1|
Recent respective form guides
Burnley have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Clarets in those games, with 6 conceded.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last seven, drawing one but losing the other 4. The Royals's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded a somewhat disappointing 8.
Burnley find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 19 matches. Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division One, picking up 31 from their 19 games so far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Royals out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Burnley. Away win
|Burnley||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Reading||Have won six of their last nine games, drawing once.|
Last lost five outings ago, away at Crewe.