AS Reading travel to Nottingham Forest in a game that could confirm their play-off place, Jack Simpson takes a look as to how they have fared in their last five league meetings at the City Ground.

November 28, 2015: Nottingham Forest 3 Reading 1.

Nottingham Forest came from a goal down to beat Reading 3-1.

Royals striker Matej Vydra put his side in front when Oliver Norwood's deflected effort came into the path of the Czech Republican, who side-footed past goalkeeper Dorus De Vries.

Chris O'Grady then levelled for the hosts, after his shot was spilled by goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi.

Nelson Oliveria put the home side in front after getting on the end of Ryan Mendes' pass to curl the ball home past Al-Habsi on 31 minutes, and Forest went further in front on 49 minutes, when Oliveria tapped home O'Grady's cross to make it 3-1.

Jack Hobbs was sent off for two bookable offences, but the Royals were unable to stage a fightback.

August 23, 2014: Nottingham Forest 4 Reading 0

A young Reading side suffered their first away defeat of the season with a 4-0 drubbing at the hands of Forest.

Michael Antonio came back to haunt his old club, scoring two goals.

He opened the scoring, by heading in an effort that crept just under the bar.

The former Reading winger then got his second goal of the game, after he managed to squeeze the ball home at the far post past Adam Federici.

Forest then made it 3-0 when Matty Fryatt headed past Federici to put the game beyond all doubt.

Britt Assombalonga then added insult to injury when he got Forest's fourth goal of the game, after he tapped home past Federici.

The result saw Reading drop to 19th place in the Championship table a place, where they would finish at the end of the season.

November 29, 2013: Nottingham Forest 2 Reading 3

Jordan Obita got the winner and his first goal for Reading, as they ended their four-game winless run.

Pavel Pogrebnyak put the away side in front, after Garath McCleary burst into the area before laying the ball on a plate for the Russian to tap home.

Kaspar Gorkss then made it 2-0, when he headed home Danny Guthrie's corner. Simon Cox pulled one back for Forest after he got on the end of Jamie Mackie's low cross, and Darius Henderson made it 2-2 after the interval.

When Simon Cox laid the ball off to the striker he fired past Alex McCarthy.

However, Obita put the Royals back in front, after he got on the end of Royston Drenthe's pass to fire the ball home.

Chris Gunter was sent off for a second bookable offence, but Royals held on for the win.

November 1, 2011: Nottingham Forest 1 Reading 0

Marcus Tudgay got the winner as Nottingham Forest defeated Reading.

Forest's winner came when captain Luke Chambers crossed the ball for the Reds midfielder, who then fired the ball past Federici via the upright.

Noel Hunt almost grabbed a point for Royals, but his shot was brilliantly tipped over by Lee Camp.

The Reds would hang on for the win.

April 9, 2011: Nottingham Forest 3 Reading 4

Reading came out on top in this seven-goal thriller at the City Ground.

Ian Harte gave Reading the lead with a curling free kick from 20 yards.

Kris Boyd then levelled the scores with a penalty and Robert Earnshaw then put Forest in front with a shot that hit the inside of the post and went in.

Jem Karacan made it 2-2 when he headed home Harte's corner, and Jimmy Kebe then put the away side back in front for the second time.

When Lee Camp could only parry Zuarb Khizanishvili's effort into the path of the winger, he fired home.

Nottingham Forest thought they had done enough to earn themselves a point when Lewis McGugan converted a penalty.

However, Forest hearts were broken when Luke Chambers scored a 91st-minute own goal to hand Reading the three points.