FM Preview: Colchester United v Walsall 19 Feb 2011

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History of the Colchester United v Walsall fixture

Colchester U. prepare to entertain Walsall at 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 12 wins, and Walsall have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Weston Homes Community Stadium was just last season, in October 2009, the U's carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 04 SepWalsall0 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 20 MarWalsall1 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 24 OctColchester U.2-1WalsallLGE1
2008/2009Sat 14 FebWalsall2 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 15 NovColchester U.0 - 2WalsallLGE1
2005/2006Tue 14 FebColchester U.0 - 0WalsallLGE1
2005/2006Sat 14 JanWalsall0 - 2Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 10 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 6 conceded.

Walsall have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Saddlers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 13.

Colchester U.'s 41 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Walsall are stuck down in the relegation zone of Npower League One with a return of just 30 points from their 31 games thus far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.6204486
Walsall632112511

FootyMad's prediction ...

Colchester U. may be coming up against a decent side in Walsall, but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the U's. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Walsall Last drawn game 4 outings ago.