FM Preview: Leyton Orient v Colchester United 28 Jan 2012

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Last updated : 27 January 2012

Footymad preview History of the Leyton Orient v Colchester United fixture

Colchester United face a trip to Leyton Orient at Matchroom 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 11 and win only 4 of the 20 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 10 Sep Colchester U. 1 - 1 Leyton Orient League One
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Leyton Orient 4-2 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Tue 02 Nov Colchester U. 3 - 2 Leyton Orient League One
2009/2010 Sat 08 May Colchester U. 1 - 0 Leyton Orient League One
2009/2010 Sat 10 Oct Leyton Orient 0 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2009/2010 Tue 11 Aug Colchester U. 1 - 2 Leyton Orient League Cup
2008/2009 Sat 11 Apr Leyton Orient 2 - 1 Colchester U. League One

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

Recent respective form guides

Leyton Orient are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Leyton Orient's 35 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Colchester United see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 33 points from their 26 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Leyton Orient 6 3 1 2 6 8 10
Colchester United 6 2 1 3 6 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

An indifferent set of results for Colchester United on the road, and we believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the U's. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Leyton Orient No sequences of note
Colchester United 5 games since last away draw.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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Colchester United Match Reports


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