FM Preview: Peterborough United v Colchester United 22 Feb 2011

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History of the Peterborough United v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. pack their bags to visit Peterborough United at London Road Ground on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 23 out of 35 times.

The previous match played between the two at London Road Ground was within the last three years, in November 2008, the Posh 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:
2010/2011Fri 28 JanColchester U.2 - 1PeterboroughLGE1
2008/2009Sat 25 AprColchester U.0 - 1PeterboroughLGE1
2008/2009Sat 22 NovPeterborough2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 05 JanColchester U.1 - 3PeterboroughFAC
2004/2005Fri 25 MarPeterborough0 - 3Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 14 AugColchester U.2 - 1PeterboroughLGE1
2003/2004Sat 27 MarColchester U.0 - 0PeterboroughLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Peterborough United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. In this time, Posh have rattled up an impressive 21 goals, and conceded 10.

In complete contrast to Peterborough, Colchester U. are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. U's have conceded 10 goals in these games, and only hit 0 in reply.

Peterborough are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 30 games. Colchester U.'s 44 points from 30 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
Peterborough6312161310
Colchester U.6303669

FootyMad's prediction ...

U's are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Peterborough. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Peterborough Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Colchester U. Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.