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History of the Bournemouth v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. pack their bags to visit Bournemouth at Dean Court on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 29 games played, U's have recorded 4 wins, and Bournemouth have come away with 13 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was within the last three years, in April 2002, with Colchester U. inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the Cherries in a League Division Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 27 SepColchester U.1 - 0BournemouthLD2
2001/2002Tue 02 AprBournemouth0 - 1Colchester U.LD2
2001/2002Sat 03 NovColchester U.1 - 2BournemouthLD2
2000/2001Sat 03 FebBournemouth2 - 2Colchester U.LD2
2000/2001Sat 02 SepColchester U.3 - 1BournemouthLD2
1999/2000Sat 22 JanColchester U.3 - 1BournemouthLD2
1999/2000Sat 21 AugBournemouth4 - 0Colchester U.LD2

Recent respective form guides

Bournemouth have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Cherries, with 2 goals against.

Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 leaked at the wrong end.

Bournemouth lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Two, picking up 59 points from their 38 games so far. Colchester U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 51 points from their 39 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bournemouth64119313
Colchester U.6141447

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Cherries, as the U's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Bournemouth 9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Colchester U. Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.