FM Preview: Colchester United v Notts. County 23 Oct 2010

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History of the Colchester United v Notts. County fixture

Notts. County travel to take on Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 16 games played, Magpies have recorded 5 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Colchester U. was back in April 2004, over five years ago, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4 - 1 thriller, 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:
2003/2004Sat 10 AprColchester U.4 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
2003/2004Sat 04 OctNotts. County3 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 12 AprColchester U.1 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
2002/2003Sat 23 NovNotts. County2 - 3Colchester U.LGE1
2001/2002Tue 26 FebNotts. County1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2001/2002Sat 22 SepColchester U.0 - 1Notts. CountyLGE1
2000/2001Thu 03 MayNotts. County2 - 2Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While U's have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Notts. County is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Magpies have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester U.'s 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Notts. County see themselves just below half way in the Npower League One, showing a record of 16 points from their 12 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.6132696
Notts. County62048116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Notts. County are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Weston Homes Community Stadium with a well-deserved point. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Notts. County 7 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 11 outings ago.