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Last updated : 17 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Reading v Charlton Athletic fixture

Charlton Ath. travel to take on Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 15 games played, Addicks have recorded 2 wins, and Reading have come away with 7 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Reading was back in December 1997, over five years ago, with Reading running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
1997/1998Fri 10 AprCharlton Ath.3 - 0ReadingCHMP
1997/1998Sat 06 DecReading2 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 11 JanReading2 - 2Charlton Ath.CHMP
1996/1997Sat 14 SepCharlton Ath.1 - 0ReadingCHMP
1995/1996Sat 20 AprReading0 - 0Charlton Ath.CHMP
1995/1996Tue 21 NovCharlton Ath.2 - 1ReadingCHMP
1994/1995Sun 07 MayReading2 - 1Charlton Ath.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Reading are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Royals's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

The away form of Charlton Ath. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the Addicks have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Reading see themselves just below half way in the Barclays Premiership, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far, Charlton Ath. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 12 games have yielded only 8 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Charlton Ath.6231769

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Royals, as the Addicks have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Reading 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Charlton Ath. Not won in previous 18 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.