FM Preview: Reading v Leicester City 16 Apr 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 15th April 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Reading take on Leicester City in a Championship match on 16th April 2011 at 15:00.
History of the Reading v Leicester City fixture
Leicester City face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to further improve upon a decent past record there. So far, the Foxes have beating their opponents 5 times from 8 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, with Leicester City inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Royals in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 28 Aug||Leicester City||1 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Mar||Leicester City||1 - 2||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Mon 26 Oct||Reading||0-1||Leicester City||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Mar||Leicester City||1 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|2005/2006||Wed 28 Dec||Reading||2 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sat 26 Feb||Reading||0 - 0||Leicester City||Championship|
|2004/2005||Sat 29 Jan||Reading||1 - 2||Leicester City||F.A. Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Reading have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Royals in those games, with 6 conceded.
The Foxes have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Foxes, and 7 goals against.
Reading's total of 69 points from their 41 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower Championship.
Leicester City's 60 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Royals, as the Foxes have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Reading||Won 4 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 5 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Leicester City||4 games since last defeat.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here