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History of the Barnsley v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. face a trip to Barnsley at Oakwell on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 17 games played, U's have recorded 6 wins, and Barnsley have come away with 7 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2007, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 18 AugColchester U.2 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2006/2007Sat 10 FebBarnsley0 - 3Colchester U.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 12 AugColchester U.1 - 2BarnsleyCHMP
2005/2006Sat 25 FebBarnsley1 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 13 AugColchester U.1 - 0BarnsleyLGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 AprBarnsley1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Tue 07 DecColchester U.0 - 2BarnsleyLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Barnsley have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the U's have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Barnsley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 28 matches. Colchester U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 26 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Barnsley Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Colchester U. No win in the 2 most recent games.