Colchester U. pack their bags to visit Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Both of the previous encounters have resulted in a drawn game.
The previous match played between the two at Elland Road was within the last three years, in November 2006, with Leeds Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Championship match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Mon 09 Apr||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Leeds Utd.||CHMP|
|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
Leeds United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Whites, with 6 goals against.
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. The U's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 11 against.
Leeds Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 32 points from their 19 games so far. Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 21 points from their 19 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Neither team is setting the world alight, and I think this game will result in a narrow home win for the Whites. Home win
|Leeds Utd.||Latest 3 games ended in defeat.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||4 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.