Cardiff City face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Wednesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 23 games played, Bluebirds have recorded 4 wins, and Reading have come away with 11 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2008, 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:|
|2008/2009||Sat 03 Jan||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Reading||FAC|
|2008/2009||Fri 26 Dec||Reading||1 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Cardiff City||2 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 08 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 5||Reading||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Mon 02 Jan||Reading||5 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Cardiff City||2 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Reading||2 - 1||Cardiff City||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Royals's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Cardiff City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Bluebirds have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches. Cardiff City lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 10 from their 6 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 ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Bluebirds out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Reading. Away win
|Reading||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
|Cardiff City||An overall losing run of 2 games.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.