Colchester U. play host to Leeds United at Layer Road Ground on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The U's won the only previous game contested between the two.
The only previous meeting between Colchester U. and Leeds Utd. at was way back in the black-and-white days of February 1971, as the U's squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 11 Nov||Leeds Utd.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|1977/1978||Wed 26 Oct||Leeds Utd.||4 - 0||Colchester U.||LGEC|
|1970/1971||Sat 13 Feb||Colchester U.||3-2||Leeds Utd.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the U's score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
The away form of Leeds Utd. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. Whites have conceded 7 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.
Colchester U.'s 62 points from 41 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Leeds Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 42 points from 41 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its a close one to call, but I think that U's's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Leeds Utd.. Home Win
|Colchester U.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Won their latest 3 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Leeds Utd.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
6 games since last defeat.