FootyMAD's Reading match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th August 2007
The game between Reading and Everton in the Premier League on Saturday 18th August 2007 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Everton face a trip to Reading at Madejski Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and will hope to continue their unbeaten record at the ground. Out of their two previous meetings, the Toffees have come away with all the points on both occasions.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 2 winners 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||Sun 14 Jan||Everton||1 - 1||Reading||PREM|
|2006/2007||Sat 23 Dec||Reading||0 - 2||Everton||PREM|
|1973/1974||Mon 08 Oct||Everton||1 - 0||Reading||LGEC|
|1930/1931||Sat 07 Mar||Everton||3 - 2||Reading||CHMP|
|1930/1931||Sat 01 Nov||Reading||0 - 2||Everton||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Reading have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Everton have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The Toffees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
Reading find themselves struggling down in 15th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches. Everton are currently sitting proudly at the top of the entire league, having collected 6 points from the 2 games played.
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 ...
The away form of the Toffees has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Reading. Away win
|Reading||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Everton||5 games since last defeat.|