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History of the Ipswich Town v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. travel to take on Ipswich Town at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 1 wins from the previous 7 games.

The last time the two teams met at Ipswich Town was way back in the black-and-white days of September 1969, as they swept to an impressive 4 - 0 win in a League Cup match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Fri 29 SepColchester U.1 - 0Ipswich TownCHMP
1969/1970Wed 03 SepIpswich Town4 - 0Colchester U.LGEC
1956/1957Sat 16 FebColchester U.0 - 0Ipswich TownD3S
1956/1957Sat 06 OctIpswich Town3 - 1Colchester U.D3S
1955/1956Tue 27 DecIpswich Town3 - 1Colchester U.D3S
1955/1956Mon 26 DecColchester U.3 - 3Ipswich TownD3S
1953/1954Sat 19 DecColchester U.1 - 2Ipswich TownD3S

Recent respective form guides

Ipswich Town have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Tractor Boys score just 7 goals, though they have conceded 3.

In complete contrast to Ipswich Town, Colchester U. are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Ipswich Town see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola Championship, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far, Colchester U.'s total of 44 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Ipswich Town63124410
Colchester U.6213877

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Tractor Boys, as the U's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Ipswich Town 5 games since last home draw.
Colchester U. Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.