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:|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 10 Feb||Barnsley||0 - 3||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 Aug||Colchester U.||1 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Barnsley||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 07 Dec||Colchester U.||0 - 2||Barnsley||LGE1|
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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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
|Barnsley||Not drawn a match in their last 4 .|
|Colchester U.||No win in the 2 most recent games.|