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The Season So Far In Numbers

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After five games of the new season the Royals sit in 13th place with six points having scored five and conceded four, but what are the other numbers that matter?

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0 - Reading are the only team in the Championship yet to score or concede a goal at home. Brighton are the only other team yet to concede a goal at home.

1.4 - Shots blocked per game by Reading's defence. The least in the Championship.

3 - Jonathan Bond has only had to make three saves in 450 minutes.

6.2 - The average number of shots Reading have conceded per game. No team in the Championship averages fewer.

8.6 - Only Hull City block more passes per game than the Royals.

12 - Brighton and Preston are the only teams who have received more yellow cards than Reading.

13.6 - Average tackles per game made by Reading. The fourth fewest in the Championship.

14.6 - No team is more fouled per game than Steve Clarke's side, but only QPR commit more fouls per game.

15 - The number of shots Danny Williams has attempted outside the box. The most in the Championship. Oliver Norwood is second with 13.

15 - The total passes blocked by Stephen Quinn. Six more than the next player in the league.

17 - The Royals' average number of shots per game. The most in the league and four more than last season.

39 - The percentage of Reading's attack that go down the left side compared with 24% through the middle and 37% down the right side. For 2014/2015 the figures were 34% for the left side, 21% for the middle of the pitch and 45% for the right side.

40 - Only Sol Bamba has made more clearances than Paul McShane in the Championship.

48.2 - No team in the league averages fewer inaccurate short passes per game than Reading.

50 - Reading have attempted 11 more shots outside the box than any other Championship side.

Which stats caught your eye? Anything surprised you? Please let us know in the comments section below.

Stats courtesy of SoccerSTATS, Squawka and WhoScored.