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Last updated : 15 November 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Ipswich Town fixture

Ipswich Town face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2009, with Ipswich Town inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Royals in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2008/2009Sat 14 MarReading0 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2008/2009Sat 13 SepIpswich Town2 - 0ReadingCHMP
2005/2006Tue 22 NovIpswich Town0 - 3ReadingCHMP
2005/2006Sun 16 OctReading2 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Sat 22 JanReading1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP
2004/2005Tue 28 SepIpswich Town1 - 1ReadingCHMP
2003/2004Sat 10 JanReading1 - 1Ipswich TownCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. Royals have conceded a disappointing 7 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 2 of their own chances.

The away form of Ipswich Town is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Tractor Boys have hit 10 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 13 points from 15 matches. Ipswich Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 15 games have yielded only 11 points.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town6141887

FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Ipswich Town on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Reading. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
ReadingBeen beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 7 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Ipswich TownNot won in previous 9 away matches.
5 games since last defeat.