FM Preview: Colchester United v Notts. County 06 Nov 2012

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County face a trip to Colchester United at Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Magpies will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Community Stadium was just last season, in October 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 05 May Notts. County 4 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 29 Oct Colchester U. 4-2 Notts. County League One
2010/2011 Tue 15 Feb Notts. County 2 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 23 Oct Colchester U. 2 - 1 Notts. County League One
2003/2004 Sat 10 Apr Colchester U. 4 - 1 Notts. County League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 04 Oct Notts. County 3 - 0 Colchester U. League Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 12 Apr Colchester U. 1 - 1 Notts. County League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Magpies have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the Magpies, and 12 goals against.

Colchester United's 20 points from 15 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Notts. County's total of 25 points from their 15 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 3 1 2 9 7 10
Notts. County 6 2 1 3 10 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Magpies's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Colchester United, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Notts. County Undefeated in last 15 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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