FM Preview: Colchester United v Scunthorpe United 14 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Scunthorpe United fixture

Colchester United are ready to welcome Scunthorpe United to Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 27 games played, U's have recorded 13 wins, and Scunthorpe United have come away with 7 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Weston Homes Community Stadium was more than three years back, in December 2008, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2005/2006 Sat 25 Mar Scunthorpe U. 0 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Tue 07 Feb Colchester U. 1 - 0 Scunthorpe U. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While U's have scored 12, a worringly large 15 have been leaked at the other end.

Scunthorpe United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Colchester United's 32 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Scunthorpe United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 24 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 3 0 3 8 9 9
Scunthorpe United 6 1 2 3 8 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but we think that U's's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Scunthorpe United. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United 7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
Scunthorpe United No sequences of note

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