Undefeated for seven matches, Reading host Nottingham Forest on Saturday, January 11, fulfilling their commitment to the twenty-seventh round of the 2019/2020 Championship, the Second Division of the English Championship.
The meeting will take place at the Madejski stadium in Reading and is scheduled to start at 12 noon GMT.
The tournament brings together 24 clubs that play 46 rounds. By the end of this period, the top two finishers secure access to the elite division of English football, the Premier League.
It ends, but it does not end. Teams that are between third and sixth place at the end of the season still have the opportunity to play a third place in the First Division.
The last three fall to League 1, the Third Division.
Reading was the target of Brazilian news for hiring to be its soccer executive Alexandre Matos, who was fired from Palmeiras late last season.
However, he will only be expected to take up the post in a little over a month, as he awaits the regularization of his documentation, including the issuance of a work visa.
He will assume a club with real ambition to move up to Premier League.
With 35 points (ten wins, five draws and ten losses), Reading ranks fourteenth in the Championship standings.
It is six points below Swansea, sixth and last team in the region that allows playoffs to earn a place in the elite division of English football.
As principal, however, has inferior campaign. It is the seventeenth placed in the ranking of the tournament house owners.
Of the 36 points that played as column one harvested 18 (six wins and six losses) having scored 18 goals and conceded 16.
It was at his stadium that he failed to beat Blackpool on Saturday, January 4 in the FA Cup.
It was a 2-2 draw, and now you have to replay the duel at the rival’s court. However, it extended its unbeaten sequence to seven clashes.
There were three draws and four wins in the period.
Nottingham Forest has already bid farewell to the FA Cup.
On Sunday, January 5, it faced Chelsea in London and could not resist the giant. Was beaten by 2 to 0 being eliminated from the competition.
The duel also broke a three-win streak he had established in English Premier League matches.
With them, rose to fourth position in the competition to reach the level of 43 points (12 wins, seven draws and six losses).
It is nine points below leaders Leeds and West Bromwich and three points above Millwall, seventh and first out of the playoff zone.
As a visitor, presents the third best campaign of the Championship.
Of the 39 points that played as column two he won 23 (six wins, five draws and two losses) having scored 20 goals and conceded 12.
Football Prediction of the Day Reading vs Nottingham Forest
Reading has been an all or nothing club in their stadium. Given Nottigham Forest, which proves to be very dangerous outside its domain, predicting the success of the visitors seems to be the most appropriate guess for Saturday’s 21st round of the 2019/2020 Championship, the Second Division.
Bet Tips: Nottingham Forest