Sunderland v Reading Match Preview

Last updated : 10 December 2012

Footymad preview 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

SeasonDateTeamResultTeamComp
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

TeamPWDLFAP
Sunderland 6 1 1 4 8 12 4
Reading 6 1 1 4 7 10 4

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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

Sequence statistics

TeamSequences
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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