FM Preview: Reading v Swansea City 16 Oct 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th October 2010
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Reading take on Swansea City in a Championship match on Saturday, 16th October 2010 at 15:00.
Swansea City face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Swans will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 20 and win only 8 of the 34 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2009, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Reading||1 - 1||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 17 Jan||Swansea City||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Sat 27 Sep||Reading||4 - 0||Swansea City||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Tue 28 Aug||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Tue 23 Aug||Reading||3 - 1||Swansea City||LGEC|
|2004/2005||Mon 17 Jan||Swansea City||0 - 1||Reading||FAC|
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 6 conceded.
Swansea City have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Reading lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 16 points from their 10 games so far. Swansea City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower Championship, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Swansea City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Reading. Away win
|Reading||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Swansea City||12 games since last away draw.|