FootyMAD's Hereford United match preview

Last updated : 05 December 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Colchester United v Hereford United fixture

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:
1997/1998Tue 16 DecHereford Utd.1 - 1Colchester U.FAC
1997/1998Sat 06 DecColchester U.1-1Hereford Utd.FAC
1996/1997Sat 05 AprHereford Utd.1 - 0Colchester U.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 31 AugColchester U.1 - 1Hereford Utd.LGE2
1995/1996Sat 09 DecHereford Utd.1 - 1Colchester U.LGE2
1995/1996Sat 23 SepColchester U.2 - 0Hereford Utd.LGE2
1994/1995Sat 08 AprHereford Utd.3 - 0Colchester 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.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.6303569
Hereford Utd.6114494

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

Sequence statistics:
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.