Colchester U. play host to Bournemouth at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Friday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The U's are clearly on top, winning 54.84% of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Colchester U. was back in October 2005, over five years ago, with Bournemouth inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the U's in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Bournemouth||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 04 Nov||Bournemouth||0 - 1||Colchester U.||ASSM|
|2005/2006||Sat 22 Apr||Bournemouth||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 15 Oct||Colchester U.||0-1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 15 Feb||Colchester U.||3 - 1||Bournemouth||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 11 Sep||Bournemouth||1 - 3||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Bournemouth||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 10.
Bournemouth have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the Cherries have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Colchester U.'s 31 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Bournemouth are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 39 points from 23 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
U's go into their game against Bournemouth in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win
|Colchester U.||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Bournemouth||4 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.