History of the Colchester United v Walsall fixture
Colchester United prepare to entertain Walsall at Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 29 games played, U's have recorded 14 wins, and Walsall have come away with 6 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Community Stadium was just last season, in September 2011, the U's carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2012/2013||Sat 22 Dec||Walsall||1 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
|2011/2012||Tue 27 Mar||Walsall||3 - 1||Colchester U.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Colchester U.||1-0||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Feb||Colchester U.||2 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Walsall||0 - 1||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Walsall||1 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Walsall||League One|
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Recent respective form guides
Colchester United's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While U's have scored 5, a worringly large 12 have been leaked at the other end.
Walsall's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Saddlers's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.
Colchester United are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 23 points from their 27 games thus far.
Walsall's 41 points from 29 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the U's at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Saddlers come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Colchester United||Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Latest 9 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 9 most recent games.
|Walsall||5 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.
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