History of the Newcastle United v Reading fixture
Newcastle United are ready to welcome Reading to St. James Park on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the Magpies.
The previous match played between the two at St. James Park was more than three years back, in August 2009, with Newcastle United running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 29 Sep||Reading||2 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2009/2010||Tue 13 Apr||Reading||1 - 2||Newcastle Utd.||Championship|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Newcastle Utd.||3-0||Reading||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 0||Reading||Premier League|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Reading||2 - 1||Newcastle Utd.||Premier League|
|2006/2007||Mon 30 Apr||Reading||1 - 0||Newcastle Utd.||Premiership|
|2006/2007||Wed 06 Dec||Newcastle Utd.||3 - 2||Reading||Premiership|
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Recent respective form guides
Newcastle United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Reading is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Royals have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Newcastle United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 22 matches.
Reading are stuck down in the relegation zone of Barclays Premier League with a return of just 16 points from their 22 games thus far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Newcastle United only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Newcastle United||5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Reading||8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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