Colchester U. face a trip to Oldham Athletic at Boundary Park on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, U's have recorded 3 wins, and Oldham Ath. have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in November 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw 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:|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Feb||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Oldham Ath.||2 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 07 Mar||Oldham Ath.||0 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 30 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 11 Mar||Oldham Ath.||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 27 Aug||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Mon 03 Jan||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Oldham Ath.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Oldham Athletic have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Latics score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 4.
The away form of Colchester U. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Just 7 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 4 have been let in at the wrong end.
Oldham Ath. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League One, picking up 17 points from their 11 games so far. Colchester U.'s 16 points from 11 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the U's to play at the moment, and one from which I believe will see Colchester U. take away one point. Score draw
|Oldham Ath.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Colchester U.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.