Peter Green - December 12, 2018
Rotherham vs Reading
England – Championship
Date: Saturday, 15th December 2018
Kick-off at 15.00 UK/ 16.00 CET
Venue: Aesseal New York Stadium (Rotherham).
Two sides from the bottom tier of the league take on each other in this English Championship fixture at the Aesseal New York Stadium, as part of their 22nd round fixture. The match takes place on Saturday.
Rotherham occupies the 20th spot in the table after securing 21 points from their 21 matches. The team managed to score 21 goals and conceded 32 in the process.
Reading is in the relegation zone and has just 18 points to their name. Their record reads four wins, six draws, and 11 losses.
Rotherham played out a draw against Sheffield Wednesday, in their last league match. The four-goal affair saw either team scoring two each. Smith and Towell scored the two goals for the visitors, Rotherham.
Reading suffered a home loss against Sheffield United, last weekend. The match appeared to be heading towards a draw, and Reading fans would have happily taken the one point. The match was locked at 0-0 till late into the second half.
In the 83rd minute, Sharp scored the first goal for United, and later, unfortunately, Baldock added an own goal, in Sheffield’s favor, to make the scoreline 0-2.
The home team holds the cards in the match-up. Nine of the last ten h2h wins belong to the home sides.
Rotherham has lost only one of their last nine matches. At home, they are unbeaten in the last eight games in a row and has lost only once in the last 18 attempts.
Reading is winless in their last five games in a row. They have just five wins to their name in the last 34 fixtures.
On the road, they are winless in the last six away ties and has won just once in the last 22 games on the road.
Last seven Rotherham matches in a row had both teams on the scoresheet.
The tightly contested match will see both teams on the scoresheet.