- Jan 17, 2015
- Reaction score
- Jack Wilshere
- Reading have won the last three FA Cup ties between the teams, two of which have gone to replays and extra time.
- Their only previous FA Cup fifth-round meeting was in February 2010, when the teams drew 2-2 at the Madejski Stadium, with Reading twice coming from behind to win 3-2 after extra time in a thrilling replay.
- West Brom haven't won at Reading (in all competitions) since January 1995 (D4, L6).
- Reading haven't won since beating Walsall in the fourth round (D2, L1).
- Their only goal in those three matches came from the penalty spot.
- But they have scored nine goals in their last two FA Cup matches.
- Five of those goals came from Matej Vydra, who has scored six in his three FA Cup games so far this season.
- West Brom are unbeaten in seven FA Cup games against lower league opposition since defeat at Reading in 2011 (W4, D3).
- The Baggies' last two victories (in normal time in all competitions) have been 1-0 away wins.
- They have lost only two of their last 12 games in all competitions - but both were away from home.
- Saido Berahino has scored eight goals and assisted four more in his last seven FA Cup games.