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History of the Reading v Fulham fixture

Fulham travel to take on Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Reading was back in April 1999, over five years ago, with Fulham inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Royals in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sat 25 NovFulham0 - 1ReadingPREM
1998/1999Mon 05 AprReading0 - 1FulhamLGE1
1998/1999Tue 23 FebFulham3 - 1ReadingLGE1
1993/1994Sun 30 JanFulham1 - 0ReadingLGE1
1993/1994Sat 30 OctReading1 - 0FulhamLGE1
1992/1993Sat 06 MarFulham0 - 0ReadingLGE1
1992/1993Fri 02 OctReading3 - 0FulhamLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Reading have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 8 conceded.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Cottagers have hit 7 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading's 45 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Fulham find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 33 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Royals, as the Cottagers have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 15 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 8 most recent games.