Colchester U. face a trip to Gillingham at Priestfield Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 41 games played, U's have recorded 11 wins, and Gillingham have come away with 19 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in an (Associate Members) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Tue 01 Sep||Gillingham||1 - 1||Colchester U.||ASSM|
|2009/2010||Tue 18 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Gillingham||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Tue 07 Oct||Gillingham||0 - 1||Colchester U.||ASSM|
|2008/2009||Tue 12 Aug||Gillingham||0 - 1||Colchester U.||LGEC|
|2005/2006||Sat 26 Nov||Colchester U.||5 - 0||Gillingham||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 06 Aug||Gillingham||2 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 25 Mar||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Gillingham||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Gillingham have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the The Gills score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 2.
The U's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. While the U's have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Gillingham are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 26 points from 25 matches. Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 45 points from 24 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Colchester U. are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win
|Gillingham||Latest 2 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||6 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.