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The Stats: Reading

Our statistical preview of Saturday’s hosts

17 October 2018

Millwall are back in action this Saturday after the October international break – and will return to Sky Bet Championship football with a trip to the Madejski Stadium to face Reading. Neil Harris’ Lions have taken four points from their last two matches, whilst Paul Clement’s side were beaten in their last two following an injury to top scorer Jon Dadi Bodvarsson. Here are the recent stats of The Royals, alongside a look back to previous meetings between the two clubs.


Championship record: 21st – Played 12, Points 9 – Won 2, Drew 3, Lost 7 – Scored 15, Conceded 20 (GD -5)

Top scorer: Jon Dadi Bodvarsson, seven goals



Sky Bet Championship position: 20th

League record: Played 46, Points 44 – Won 10, Drew 14, Lost 22 – Scored 48, Conceded 70 (GD -22)

FA Cup: Fourth Round (drew 0-0 v Stevenage (A), won 3-0 v Stevenage (H, replay), lost 3-1 v Sheffield Wednesday (A))

Carabao Cup: Third Round (won 2-0 v Gillingham (H), won 3-1 (AET) v Millwall (H), lost 0-2 v Swansea City (H))

Top scorer: Modou Barrow, 10 goals

Top assists: Modou Barrow, Dave Edwards, Sone Aluko, four assists

Most appearances: Liam Moore, Chris Gunter, 46 appearances



Transfers in: Sam Baldock (Brighton & Hove Albion), Marc McNulty (Coventry City), John O’Shea (Sunderland), David Meyler (Hull City), Sam Walker (Colchester United), Andy Yiadom (Barnsley), Josh Sims (Southampton, loan), Saeid Ezatolahi (Rostov, loan)

Transfers out: Joseph Mendes (Ajaccio), Jonathan Bond (West Bromwich Albion), Sandro Wieser (FC Vaduz), Deniss Rakels (Riga), George Evans (Derby County), Tennai Watson (AFC Wimbledon, loan), Joey van den Berg (NEC Nijmegen, loan), Andrija Novakovich (Fortuna Sittard, loan), Sam Smith (Oxford United, loan), Stephen Quinn (released), Yann Kermorgant (released)


Past record:

Reading wins: 41

Draws: 23

Millwall wins: 37


Last five meetings:

3rd February 2018 – Reading 0-2 Millwall: Bacuna (og), Gregory

26th September 2017 – Millwall 2-1 Reading: Saville 2, Edwards

22nd August 2017 – Reading 3-1 Millwall (AET): Bacuna, Evans, Smith; Ferguson

27th January 2015 – Millwall 0-0 Reading

16th September 2014 – Reading 3-2 Millwall: Cox 2, Blackman; Fuller, Beevers

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