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Reading and Brentford spectators can't wait for Championship clash at Madejski Stadium

Reading will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 17 points behind Brentford.

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It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Reading and Brentford.

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Reading form and stats

Reading have collected 24 points from their Championship home games so far after 7-3-9.

Reading lost their last game at Derby County (placed 8th) after a 1-2 scoreline. In the match before that, Reading hosted Stoke City and drew the game 1-1.

The manager M. Bowen will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Luton Town in only four days.

Reading are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 24 goals in 19 games. 25 goals have been conceded.

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Brentford form and stats

8 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses. That’s the product of Brentford, who have the most scored goals (67) in Championship, playing as the away team in the Championship this season.

Brentford have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper David Raya Martin. It's been 315 minutes since they last conceded in Championship.

Brentford are travelling after their nice 1-0 home win in the Championship against West Bromwich Albion (placed 2nd). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Fulham at their stadium, the result 2-0.

A new game in only four days for Brentford, the Championship home match versus Wigan Athletic. Busy days.

Brentford has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 30 goals from 20 games. It's not easy to score on Brentford as they have only conceded 18 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

Reading and Brentford have met before this season: Brentford - Reading 1-0. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: three wins for Reading, two draws and five wins for Brentford. Over 2,5 goals: six times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

BrentfordO. Watkins
O. Watkins
23 goals
BrentfordB. Mbeumo
B. Mbeumo
14 goals
BrentfordM. Benrahma
M. Benrahma
11 goals

Reading missing players

Brentford missing players

Competition: England Championship
Competition: Tue 30.June
Match begins: 17:00 (UTC)
Venue: Madejski Stadium (24161 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 39 22 8 9 59 32 19 12 4 3 29 13 20 10 4 6 30 19 27 74
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 19 14 6 64 38 19 8 8 3 36 23 20 11 6 3 28 15 26 71
3 Brentford 39 19 9 11 67 33 19 11 5 3 37 15 20 8 4 8 30 18 34 66
4 Nottingham Forest 39 17 13 9 52 40 19 9 4 6 23 20 20 8 9 3 29 20 12 64
5 Fulham 39 18 10 11 52 43 20 12 2 6 32 23 19 6 8 5 20 20 9 64
6 Cardiff City 39 15 15 9 57 51 19 9 8 2 28 17 20 6 7 7 29 34 6 60
7 Preston North End 39 16 9 14 52 49 20 11 3 6 36 27 19 5 6 8 16 22 3 57
8 Derby County 39 15 12 12 54 52 20 11 7 2 30 14 19 4 5 10 24 38 2 57
9 Blackburn Rovers 39 15 11 13 55 48 20 9 8 3 27 17 19 6 3 10 28 31 7 56
10 Swansea City 39 14 14 11 49 46 20 8 5 7 24 21 19 6 9 4 25 25 3 56
11 Millwall 39 13 16 10 46 43 19 8 7 4 27 21 20 5 9 6 19 22 3 55
12 Bristol City 39 15 10 14 53 58 19 7 5 7 26 29 20 8 5 7 27 29 -5 55
13 Sheffield Wednesday 39 14 10 15 49 51 19 7 6 6 17 22 20 7 4 9 32 29 -2 52
14 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 8 17 58 64 20 8 5 7 37 34 19 6 3 10 21 30 -6 50
15 Reading 39 13 10 16 48 45 19 7 3 9 24 25 20 6 7 7 24 20 3 49
16 Birmingham City 39 12 13 14 51 60 19 6 6 7 30 32 20 6 7 7 21 28 -9 49
17 Wigan Athletic 39 12 11 16 42 50 19 7 6 6 20 22 20 5 5 10 22 28 -8 47
18 Charlton Athletic 39 12 9 18 46 54 20 8 5 7 26 23 19 4 4 11 20 31 -8 45
19 Middlesbrough 39 10 14 15 39 50 20 6 8 6 18 22 19 4 6 9 21 28 -11 44
20 Stoke City 39 12 7 20 50 58 20 8 3 9 29 26 19 4 4 11 21 32 -8 43
21 Hull City 39 11 9 19 52 67 20 6 3 11 27 34 19 5 6 8 25 33 -15 42
22 Huddersfield Town 39 11 9 19 46 63 20 7 5 8 24 27 19 4 4 11 22 36 -17 42
23 Luton Town 39 11 6 22 45 72 19 7 5 7 28 28 20 4 1 15 17 44 -27 39
24 Barnsley 39 9 11 19 43 62 20 5 8 7 26 33 19 4 3 12 17 29 -19 38

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 39 22 8 9 59 32 19 12 4 3 29 13 20 10 4 6 30 19 27 74
2 West Bromwich Albion 39 19 14 6 64 38 19 8 8 3 36 23 20 11 6 3 28 15 26 71
3 Brentford 39 19 9 11 67 33 19 11 5 3 37 15 20 8 4 8 30 18 34 66
4 Nottingham Forest 39 17 13 9 52 40 19 9 4 6 23 20 20 8 9 3 29 20 12 64
5 Fulham 39 18 10 11 52 43 20 12 2 6 32 23 19 6 8 5 20 20 9 64
6 Cardiff City 39 15 15 9 57 51 19 9 8 2 28 17 20 6 7 7 29 34 6 60
7 Preston North End 39 16 9 14 52 49 20 11 3 6 36 27 19 5 6 8 16 22 3 57
8 Derby County 39 15 12 12 54 52 20 11 7 2 30 14 19 4 5 10 24 38 2 57
9 Blackburn Rovers 39 15 11 13 55 48 20 9 8 3 27 17 19 6 3 10 28 31 7 56
10 Swansea City 39 14 14 11 49 46 20 8 5 7 24 21 19 6 9 4 25 25 3 56
11 Millwall 39 13 16 10 46 43 19 8 7 4 27 21 20 5 9 6 19 22 3 55
12 Bristol City 39 15 10 14 53 58 19 7 5 7 26 29 20 8 5 7 27 29 -5 55
13 Sheffield Wednesday 39 14 10 15 49 51 19 7 6 6 17 22 20 7 4 9 32 29 -2 52
14 Queens Park Rangers 39 14 8 17 58 64 20 8 5 7 37 34 19 6 3 10 21 30 -6 50
15 Reading 39 13 10 16 48 45 19 7 3 9 24 25 20 6 7 7 24 20 3 49
16 Birmingham City 39 12 13 14 51 60 19 6 6 7 30 32 20 6 7 7 21 28 -9 49
17 Wigan Athletic 39 12 11 16 42 50 19 7 6 6 20 22 20 5 5 10 22 28 -8 47
18 Charlton Athletic 39 12 9 18 46 54 20 8 5 7 26 23 19 4 4 11 20 31 -8 45
19 Middlesbrough 39 10 14 15 39 50 20 6 8 6 18 22 19 4 6 9 21 28 -11 44
20 Stoke City 39 12 7 20 50 58 20 8 3 9 29 26 19 4 4 11 21 32 -8 43
21 Hull City 39 11 9 19 52 67 20 6 3 11 27 34 19 5 6 8 25 33 -15 42
22 Huddersfield Town 39 11 9 19 46 63 20 7 5 8 24 27 19 4 4 11 22 36 -17 42
23 Luton Town 39 11 6 22 45 72 19 7 5 7 28 28 20 4 1 15 17 44 -27 39
24 Barnsley 39 9 11 19 43 62 20 5 8 7 26 33 19 4 3 12 17 29 -19 38

Reading Brentford
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
39 19 7 Played P 7 20 39
13 7 3 Won W 3 8 19
10 3 1 Drew D 1 4 9
16 9 3 Lost L 3 8 11
48 24 10 Scored S 12 30 67
45 25 8 Conceded C 6 18 33
97% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 95% 95%
77% 79% 71% Over 1.5 O 1.5 71% 65% 64%
44% 53% 57% Over 2.5 O 2.5 57% 45% 46%
15% 16% 14% Over 3.5 O 3.5 29% 25% 31%
5% 11% 14% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 5% 13%
51% 47% 43% BTTS BTTS 43% 40% 44%
26% 32% 43% Clean Sheets C S 29% 30% 33%
26% 21% 14% Failed to Score F T 29% 35% 28%
 
5.1 5.8 6.6 Corners for (avg) C F 5.9 6.1 6.3
5.4 5.1 6.1 Corners against (avg) C A 3.9 4.3 4.3
1.6 1.4 2.1 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.9 1.3 1.1
2 1 1 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
456 245 85 Total Shots T S 89 255 530
147 77 28 Shots on Target S O 35 89 189
33% 31% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 34% 34% 35%
Key stats in Championship this season:
  • Brentford has the most scored goals (67)
  • Brentford has the most scored goals in the first half (35)
  • Brentford has the the best goal difference (+34)
  • Brentford have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Reading have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Reading haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

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Bookie Reading Draw Brentford

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.