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.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 03 Nov||Fulham||3 - 1||Reading||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Fulham||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Fulham||0 - 1||Reading||PREM|
|1998/1999||Mon 05 Apr||Reading||0 - 1||Fulham||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 23 Feb||Fulham||3 - 1||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Sun 30 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Reading||LGE1|
|1993/1994||Tue 11 Jan||Fulham||1 - 0||Reading||ASSM|
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.
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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
|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.