FM Preview: Colchester United v Sheffield Wednesday 14 Apr 2012

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Sheffield Wednesday fixture

Colchester United prepare to entertain Sheffield Wednesday at Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 9 games played, U's have recorded 4 wins, and Sheffield Wednesday have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Community Stadium was just last season, in August 2010, 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
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 02 Apr Sheff. Wed. 2 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 14 Aug Colchester U. 1-1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2007/2008 Tue 11 Mar Colchester U. 1 - 2 Sheff. Wed. Championship
2007/2008 Sat 01 Dec Sheff. Wed. 1 - 2 Colchester U. Championship
2006/2007 Tue 13 Mar Sheff. Wed. 2 - 0 Colchester U. Championship
2006/2007 Wed 18 Oct Colchester U. 4 - 0 Sheff. Wed. Championship

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United remain unbeaten in their last six home games, though five of those have been draws. These games have seen the U's score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.

The Owls have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Owls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Colchester United's 54 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Sheffield Wednesday are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 83 points from 42 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 0 4 2 5 10 4
Sheffield Wednesday 6 5 1 0 12 3 16

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the U's of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Sheffield Wednesday, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
Sheffield Wednesday 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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