FM Preview: Colchester United v Peterborough United 28 Jan 2011

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Last updated : 27 January 2011
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History of the Colchester United v Peterborough United fixture

Colchester U. prepare to entertain Peterborough United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Friday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 39 games played, U's have recorded 18 wins, and Peterborough have come away with 10 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Weston Homes Community Stadium was two seasons ago, in April 2009, with Peterborough 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:
2008/2009Sat 25 AprColchester U.0-1PeterboroughLGE1
2008/2009Sat 22 NovPeterborough2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 05 JanColchester U.1 - 3PeterboroughFAC
2004/2005Fri 25 MarPeterborough0 - 3Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 14 AugColchester U.2 - 1PeterboroughLGE1
2003/2004Sat 27 MarColchester U.0 - 0PeterboroughLGE1
2003/2004Sat 20 SepPeterborough1 - 2Colchester 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, 9 to 8.

Peterborough have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Posh have hit 8 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester U.'s 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Peterborough's total of 39 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.61237145
Peterborough6312141210

FootyMad's prediction ...

U's go into their game against Peterborough 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. Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Peterborough Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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