FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Reading 26 Nov 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 25th November 2011
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Ipswich Town and Reading at 15:00 on 26th November 2011 in the Championship.
History of the Ipswich Town v Reading fixture
Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Reading at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Tractor Boys are clearly on top, winning 58.33% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Portman Road was less than a year ago, in March 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Tue 08 Mar||Ipswich Town||1-3||Reading||Championship|
|2010/2011||Tue 28 Sep||Reading||1 - 0||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Apr||Ipswich Town||2 - 1||Reading||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 07 Nov||Reading||1 - 1||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Mar||Reading||0 - 1||Ipswich Town||Championship|
|2008/2009||Sat 13 Sep||Ipswich Town||2 - 0||Reading||Championship|
|2005/2006||Tue 22 Nov||Ipswich Town||0 - 3||Reading||Championship|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Ipswich Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Tractor Boys in those games, with 6 conceded.
Reading have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Ipswich Town find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 16 matches.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the npower Championship, showing a record of 21 points from their 17 games played so far,
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the Tractor Boys, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. No-score draw
|Ipswich Town||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Reading||Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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