Colchester U. face a trip to Brentford at Griffin Park on Monday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 14 and win only 3 of the 26 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in March 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline 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:|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 11 Mar||Brentford||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Brentford||4 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2000/2001||Fri 16 Mar||Colchester U.||3 - 1||Brentford||LD2|
|2000/2001||Tue 17 Oct||Brentford||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Brentford are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Bees's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
Brentford are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division Two with a return of just 43 points from their 41 games thus far. Colchester U.'s 55 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
The away form of the U's has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Brentford. Away win
|Brentford||Drawn each of their last 2 games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.