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History of the Reading v Fulham fixture

Fulham face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 21 games played, Cottagers have recorded 7 wins, and Reading have come away with 9 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2007, the Royals carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Premiership match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 03 NovFulham3 - 1ReadingPREM
2006/2007Sat 14 AprReading1 - 0FulhamPREM
2006/2007Sat 25 NovFulham0 - 1ReadingPREM
1998/1999Mon 05 AprReading0 - 1FulhamLGE1
1998/1999Tue 23 FebFulham3 - 1ReadingLGE1
1993/1994Sun 30 JanFulham1 - 0ReadingLGE1
1993/1994Tue 11 JanFulham1 - 0ReadingASSM

Recent respective form guides

Reading have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.

The away form of Fulham is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. Cottagers have conceded 6 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 33 matches. Fulham are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 24 points from their 33 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

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 Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Fulham Not won in previous 15 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.