FM Preview: Colchester United v Bournemouth 14 Jan 2011

Last updated : 13 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Colchester United v Bournemouth fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctBournemouth1 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Tue 04 NovBournemouth0 - 1Colchester U.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 22 AprBournemouth1 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 15 OctColchester U.0-1BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Tue 15 FebColchester U.3 - 1BournemouthLGE1
2004/2005Sat 11 SepBournemouth1 - 3Colchester U.LGE1
2003/2004Sat 03 AprBournemouth1 - 1Colchester 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.