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The win in numbers

5 August 2013

Stats from Ipswich victory

Check out a number of stats following our 13/14 Sky Bet Championship opening day win over Ipswich Town at Madejski Stadium....

1 - Saturday saw new signings Royston Drenthe, Danny Williams and Wayne Bridge all make their first Reading appearance.

2006 - The victory was our first on an opening day of the season since 2006/07, and our first outside the Premier League since 2004/05.

22 - The age of Sean Morrison, who led the Royals out to face the Tractor Boys. For the opening weekend Morro was the second youngest captain, by less than a month, out of the named skippers in the Football League.

105 - Appearances made for the Royals by Jay Tabb, but zero goals scored, despite finding the net against Reading for Ipswich this past weekend.

17 - Points from Ipswich's final nine games in 2012/13, showing the side's improvements going into this campaign.

6 - Games won out of Town's seven pre-season friendlies.

15 - goals Adam Le Fondre has scored in the last 12 months in all competitions.

3 - Alfie has scored in three of the last four opening days of the season.

3 - Nigel Adkins has now won three of his last four opening days, including a 1-2 win at Madejski Stadium as Scunthorpe boss in 2010.

60 - the percentage of possession the Royals boasted against Ipswich

20,546 - the attendance last Saturday



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