FM Preview: Doncaster Rovers v Colchester United 05 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Doncaster Rovers v Colchester United fixture

Colchester United travel to take on Doncaster Rovers at Keepmoat Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 4 of the 20 games.

The last time the two teams met at Doncaster Rovers was back in March 2006, over five years ago, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 15 Sep Colchester U. 1 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Tue 21 Mar Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 10 Sep Colchester U. 3 - 2 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2004/2005 Fri 01 Apr Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2004/2005 Sat 28 Aug Colchester U. 4 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
1997/1998 Sat 02 May Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 1 Colchester U. League Division Three
1997/1998 Tue 21 Oct Colchester U. 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Doncaster Rovers have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

The away form of Colchester United is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! While the U's have hit 4 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Doncaster Rovers are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 25 games.

Colchester United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 23 points from 25 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Doncaster Rovers 6 2 3 1 10 9 9
Colchester United 6 0 0 6 2 15 0

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FootyMad's prediction ...

U's are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Doncaster Rovers. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Doncaster Rovers Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Colchester United Lost each of the previous 6 away matches.
Not won in previous 7 away matches.
An overall losing run of 7 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.

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