FM Preview: Hartlepool United v Colchester United 19 Jan 2013

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Last updated : 18 January 2013

Footymad preview History of the Hartlepool United v Colchester United fixture

Colchester United face a trip to Hartlepool United at Victoria Park 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 ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Victoria Park was just last season, in December 2011, with Colchester United inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the Pools in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Colchester U. 3 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One
2011/2012 Fri 06 Apr Colchester U. 1 - 1 Hartlepool U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Dec Hartlepool U. 0-1 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 05 Feb Hartlepool U. 1 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 20 Nov Colchester U. 3 - 2 Hartlepool U. League One
2009/2010 Sat 17 Apr Hartlepool U. 3 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2009/2010 Sat 19 Sep Colchester U. 2 - 0 Hartlepool U. League One

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Hartlepool United could not have a worse home record, losing every single one of the last six matches played! Pools have conceded a disappointing 13 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 1 of their own chances.

The away form of Colchester United is pretty dire, losing every single one of the last six matches played! U's have conceded 14 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Hartlepool United find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 13 points.

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.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Hartlepool United 6 1 1 4 4 10 4
Colchester United 6 0 0 6 2 11 0

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Colchester United on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Hartlepool United. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Hartlepool United Been beaten in each of their previous 6 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 11 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Colchester United Lost each of the previous 7 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
An overall losing run of 9 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.

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Colchester United Match Reports


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