Chelsea face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Wednesday evening,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in October 2006, with Chelsea inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Royals in a Premiership match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Tue 26 Dec||Chelsea||2 - 2||Reading||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Reading||0 - 1||Chelsea||PREM|
|2003/2004||Wed 03 Dec||Reading||0 - 1||Chelsea||LGEC|
|1987/1988||Wed 07 Oct||Chelsea||3 - 2||Reading||LGEC|
|1987/1988||Wed 23 Sep||Reading||3 - 1||Chelsea||LGEC|
|1929/1930||Sat 01 Mar||Reading||3 - 1||Chelsea||CHMP|
|1929/1930||Sat 26 Oct||Chelsea||1 - 0||Reading||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 in the wrong end.
The away form of Chelsea however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Blues, and 5 goals against.
Reading see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 1 points from their 1 games played so far, Chelsea sit in a healthy 3rd in the league, and have picked up 3 points from their 1 games.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Blues's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Reading, believes the FootyMad team. Away win
|Reading||5 games since last home draw.|
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Chelsea||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
7 games since last defeat.