FM Preview: Huddersfield Town v Colchester United 22 Jan 2011

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History of the Huddersfield Town v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. face a trip to Huddersfield Town at Galpharm Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The U's have drawn half the meetings, but also lost half of them too!

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, the Terriers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctColchester U.0 - 3HuddersfieldLGE1
2009/2010Sat 01 MayHuddersfield2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2009/2010Sat 03 OctColchester U.1 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2008/2009Tue 03 MarHuddersfield2 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 16 AugColchester U.0 - 0HuddersfieldLGE1
2005/2006Sat 11 FebHuddersfield2 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 24 SepColchester U.1 - 1HuddersfieldLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Huddersfield Town have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Terriers, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Huddersfield, Colchester U. are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the U's have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Huddersfield are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League One, and have accumulated 42 points from the 25 games they have played so far. Colchester U.'s 34 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Huddersfield6411121013
Colchester U.62228128

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Terriers, as the U's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Huddersfield Won 3 successive home games.
15 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Colchester U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.