FootyMAD Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 25 August 2003 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Colchester United v Bristol City fixture

Bristol City face a trip to Colchester United at Layer Road Ground on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2002, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 08 FebBristol City1 - 2ColchesterLD2
2002/2003Sat 09 NovColchester2 - 2Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebColchester0 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 15 SepBristol City3 - 1ColchesterLD2
2000/2001Sat 24 FebColchester4 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2000/2001Sat 23 SepBristol City1 - 1ColchesterLD2
1999/2000Sat 29 AprColchester3 - 4Bristol CityLD2

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Bristol City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Robins's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Colchester are stuck down in the relegation zone of Natiowide League Division Two with a return of just 0 points from their 3 games thus far. Bristol City's 5 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bristol City are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Layer Road Ground with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Colchester Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bristol City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.