FM Preview: Colchester United v Scunthorpe United 12 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Scunthorpe United fixture

Colchester United prepare to entertain Scunthorpe United at Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 28 games played, U's have recorded 13 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Community Stadium was less than a year ago, in January 2012, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 22 Sep Scunthorpe U. 1 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 14 Jan Colchester U. 1-1 Scunthorpe U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 03 Sep Scunthorpe U. 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 28 Mar Scunthorpe U. 3 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 20 Dec Colchester U. 0 - 0 Scunthorpe U. League One
2007/2008 Sun 04 May Scunthorpe U. 3 - 3 Colchester U. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 29 Sep Colchester U. 0 - 1 Scunthorpe U. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While U's have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Scunthorpe United's away form is none too clever either, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Iron's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Colchester United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 26 matches.

Scunthorpe United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 22 points from their 26 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 0 0 6 1 11 0
Scunthorpe United 6 1 2 3 6 9 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Community Stadium for the U's and the Madmen are unable to see past Scunthorpe United claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 8 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Scunthorpe United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.

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