FootyMAD's Bristol City match preview

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Last updated : 16 January 2006
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History of the Colchester United v Bristol City fixture

Colchester U. prepare to entertain Bristol City at Layer Road Ground on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, U's have recorded 8 wins, and Bristol City have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Layer Road Ground was less than a year ago, in February 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 03 SepBristol City0 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 19 FebColchester U.0-2Bristol CityLGE1
2004/2005Sat 30 OctBristol City0 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2003/2004Tue 27 JanBristol City1 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2003/2004Tue 26 AugColchester U.2 - 1Bristol CityLGE1
2002/2003Sat 08 FebBristol City1 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 09 NovColchester U.2 - 2Bristol CityLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, U's have rattled up an impressive 25 goals, and conceded 6.

In complete contrast to Colchester U., Bristol City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Robins have hit 4 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 46 points from 26 games. Bristol City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 31 points from 27 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.650111415
Bristol City633010412

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Colchester U. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the U's. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Won 7 successive home games.
10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Bristol City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.

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