Colchester U. play host to Hereford United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The U's are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 3 of the 21 games.
The last time the two teams met at Colchester U. was more than a decade ago, in December 1997, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a F.A. Cup match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1997/1998||Tue 16 Dec||Hereford Utd.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||FAC|
|1997/1998||Sat 06 Dec||Colchester U.||1-1||Hereford Utd.||FAC|
|1996/1997||Sat 05 Apr||Hereford Utd.||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE2|
|1996/1997||Sat 31 Aug||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Hereford Utd.||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Sat 09 Dec||Hereford Utd.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE2|
|1995/1996||Sat 23 Sep||Colchester U.||2 - 0||Hereford Utd.||LGE2|
|1994/1995||Sat 08 Apr||Hereford Utd.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The away form of Hereford Utd. is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Bulls have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.
Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 18 matches. Hereford Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 12 points from their 18 games thus far.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the U's to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win
|Colchester U.||9 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Hereford Utd.||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 11 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.