FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Colchester United 02 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Colchester United fixture

Colchester United face a trip to Milton Keynes Dons at Stadium:MK on Monday 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 taste defeat on 6 occasions, and draw 4, from the 11 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Colchester U. 1 - 5 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Colchester U. 1 - 3 Milton Keynes League One
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Milton Keynes 1-1 Colchester U. League One
2009/2010 Tue 26 Jan Colchester U. 2 - 0 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Milton Keynes 2 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Mon 12 Jan Milton Keynes 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Colchester U. 0 - 3 Milton Keynes League One

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Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Dons, with 7 goals against.

Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The U's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Milton Keynes Dons are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 43 points from 23 games.

Colchester United's 32 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Milton Keynes Dons 6 4 1 1 15 8 13
Colchester United 6 3 0 3 8 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Milton Keynes Dons may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Milton Keynes Dons 5 games since last home draw.
Colchester United 4 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.

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