History of the Sunderland v Reading fixture
The last time the two teams met at Sunderland was back in September 2007, over five years ago, the Black Cats carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a Premier League match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Dec||Reading||2 - 1||Sunderland||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Sep||Sunderland||2-1||Reading||Premier League|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Apr||Sunderland||1 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2004/2005||Tue 31 Aug||Reading||1 - 0||Sunderland||Championship|
|2003/2004||Sat 20 Mar||Reading||0 - 2||Sunderland||League Division One|
|2003/2004||Sat 27 Sep||Sunderland||2 - 0||Reading||League Division One|
|1997/1998||Tue 17 Feb||Sunderland||4 - 1||Reading||League Division One|
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Recent respective form guides
Sunderland's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Black Cats have scored 4, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Reading is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Royals have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sunderland are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 13 points from their 15 games thus far.
Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 9 points from their 15 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Reading are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Stadium of Light with a well-deserved point. No-score draw
|Sunderland||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Reading||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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