FM Preview: Notts. County v Colchester United 05 May 2012

Footymad preview 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

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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

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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

Team P W D L F A P
Notts. County 6 4 1 1 13 8 13
Colchester United 6 1 4 1 9 10 7

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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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
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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