Aston Villa 1-0 Reading Highlights
Christian Benteke scores the only goal of the game as Aston Villa defeat Reading 1-0 to climb to 17th in the table.
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Venue: Villa Park
Date: Tuesday, 27 November
Kick off: 20:00 GMT
Villa have won seven of the eight league meetings between the clubs.
Reading’s only league victory over Villa came in February 2007 when Steve Sidwell scored twice in a 2-0 home win.
Villa are unbeaten at home against Reading in all competitions, registering eight successive wins since a 1-1 draw in the inaugural meeting between these sides in 1912.
There has been a 90th-minute goal in the last four games between these clubs in all competitions.
Villa have only won one of their last 11 home games in the Premier League (W1, D6, L4).
Their tally of 10 points from 13 games is their joint-lowest at this stage of a Premier League season. They made a similar start in 1994-95 and finished one place above the relegation zone.
Paul Lambert’s side have the joint worst goalscoring record in the division; QPR and Norwich have also only scored 10 goals in 13 matches.
Seventeen of the 22 goals they have conceded have come in the second half – the highest percentage (77%) in the top flight.
The Villans have only gained one point from losing positions this season.
The Royals suffered their first defeat in five league matches at Wigan on Saturday.
Brian McDermott’s side have conceded more goals in the final 30 minutes of matches than any other top-flight team this season (15).
They have dropped 14 points from winning positions, the joint-worst record in the division along with Fulham.
Jason Roberts has never scored in 12 appearances against Villa.