Colchester U. face a trip to Bristol City at Ashton Gate on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in February 2003, with Colchester U. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the Robins 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 26 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Bristol City||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Bristol City||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 09 Nov||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Bristol City||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 23 Feb||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Bristol City||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Sep||Bristol City||3 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 24 Feb||Colchester U.||4 - 0||Bristol City||LD2|
|2000/2001||Sat 23 Sep||Bristol City||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol City are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Robins have scored 10 and conceded 2 during this period.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the U's have hit 4 goals, 7 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 49 points from 27 games. Colchester U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 37 points from their 26 games played so far,
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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 Bristol City. Home win
|Bristol City||Won 3 successive home games.|
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 6 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Colchester U.||No sequences of note|