FM Preview: Reading v Leeds United 27 Nov 2010

Last updated : 26 November 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Leeds United fixture

Leeds Utd. travel to take on Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 2 of the 5 previous games, with the hosts winning just 1.

The last time the two teams met at Reading was back in October 2005, over five years ago, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 15 AprLeeds Utd.1 - 1ReadingCHMP
2005/2006Sat 29 OctReading1 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 12 FebLeeds Utd.3 - 1ReadingCHMP
2004/2005Tue 19 OctReading1 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
1997/1998Tue 18 NovLeeds Utd.2 - 3ReadingLGEC
1995/1996Wed 10 JanLeeds Utd.2 - 1ReadingLGEC
1987/1988Sat 12 DecReading0 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 8 conceded.

The Whites have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 11 goals for the Whites, and 15 goals against.

Reading's 25 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Leeds Utd.'s total of 28 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Whites's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Reading, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Reading Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Leeds Utd. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
6 games since last defeat.