FM Preview: Notts. County v Colchester United 05 May 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 4th May 2012
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Notts. County and Colchester United at 15:00 on 5th May 2012 in the League One.
History of the Notts. County v Colchester United fixture
Notts. County prepare to entertain Colchester United at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Magpies have recorded 8 wins, and Colchester United have come away with 4 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Meadow Lane was just last season, in February 2011, with Notts. County running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|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|
|2002/2003||Sat 23 Nov||Notts. County||2 - 3||Colchester U.||League Division Two|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Notts. County have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Magpies's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
The away form of Colchester United is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the U's have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Notts. County lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 70 points from their 45 games so far.
Colchester United's 59 points from 45 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but we think that Magpies's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Colchester United. Home Win
|Notts. County||10 games since last home draw.
|Colchester United||Not won in previous 6 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.
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