FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

History of the Bristol City v Colchester United fixture

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:
2003/2004Tue 26 AugColchester U.2 - 1Bristol CityLD2
2002/2003Sat 08 FebBristol City1 - 2Colchester U.LD2
2002/2003Sat 09 NovColchester U.2 - 2Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 23 FebColchester U.0 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2001/2002Sat 15 SepBristol City3 - 1Colchester U.LD2
2000/2001Sat 24 FebColchester U.4 - 0Bristol CityLD2
2000/2001Sat 23 SepBristol City1 - 1Colchester 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,

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bristol City660013318
Colchester U.6231779

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

Sequence statistics:
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