Arsenal vs Reading
England – League Cup
Date: Tuesday, 25th October 2016,
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London.
Arsenal’s winning streak was brought to an end against Middlesbrough on Saturday, as the two teams played out goalless draw. However, Arsenal still maintained their unbeaten form, they are now unbeaten in their last 12 games in all competitions. They will be welcoming Reading at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday as the League Cup returns.
Arsenal have easiest fixture in this stage of the tournament, they are up against a mid-table Championship team. Gunners have been magnificent in their recent games, have won 7 of their last 8 games. They have kept clean sheets in 4 of their last 5 games and have lost just a game since the start of the season.
Meanwhile, Reading have a mountain to climb as they travel to London to face Arsenal. They will enter this game from a 0-1 away victory over Rotherham United on Saturday. Prior to their last game, they have been struggling as they were without a win for four games. They will be hoping to build on their weekend win to get something out of this game.
Arsenal vs Reading: Head to Head Statistics
- Arsenal and Reading have played a total of 9 games in the past, and Arsenal have dominated them all.
- The Gunners are flawless against Reading, they have won their 9 previous games against Reading.
- Arsenal have scored at least 2 goals in each of their 9 games against Reading.
- The Gunners total goal ratio against reading is almost 3:1, they have scored 32 goals and conceded 11.
Arsenal vs Reading: Prediction
Arsenal are strong favourites in this fixture, considering the stats above. They are in a superb form and also they have an excellent record against Reading. Wenger’s men have no reason to lose this game, and a draw won’t be acceptable to the fans.
Reading will need to concentrate more on the defense, considering Arsenal’s recent attacking form. They will need more than a miracle to win this one.
Games between the two teams have always witnessed at least 2 goals, and this one won’t be an exception. Also both teams have scored at least a goal in their last 4 games, although Arsenal are not likely to concede in this one.
Arsenal vs Reading: Tips
Arsenal to win First Half at 1.67 (2/3)
Over 2.5 goals at 1/2 (1.50).