Colchester U. pack their bags to visit Bristol City at Ashton Gate Stadium on Saturday 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 10 and win only 4 of the 19 games.
The previous match played between the two at Ashton Gate Stadium was within the last three years, in September 2005, when they played out a goalless draw 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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 17 Jan||Colchester U.||3 - 2||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 03 Sep||Bristol City||0 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Feb||Colchester U.||0 - 2||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Bristol City||0 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 27 Jan||Bristol City||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 26 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Bristol City||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Bristol City||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Bristol City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the U's have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Bristol City are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 47 points from 26 games. Colchester U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 25 points from their 26 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Colchester U. not hitting the right notes away from home at the moment, the Madmen safely assumes that Bristol City will ease to victory over the U's. Home win
|Bristol City||11 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Colchester U.||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.