Millwall face a trip to Reading at Madjeski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Lions will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2002, with Reading running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 15 Feb||Millwall||0 - 2||Reading||LD1|
|2002/2003||Sat 02 Nov||Reading||2 - 0||Millwall||LD1|
|2000/2001||Sat 06 Jan||Reading||3 - 4||Millwall||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 12 Aug||Millwall||2 - 0||Reading||LD2|
|1999/2000||Sat 12 Feb||Reading||2 - 0||Millwall||LD2|
|1999/2000||Tue 16 Nov||Millwall||5 - 0||Reading||LD2|
|1998/1999||Sat 01 May||Reading||2 - 0||Millwall||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.
The away form of Millwall is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the The Lions have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Reading's 27 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Millwall's 27 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Royals, as the The Lions have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Reading||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Millwall||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.