FootyMAD's Leyton Orient match preview

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History of the Colchester United v Leyton Orient fixture

Colchester U. prepare to entertain Leyton Orient at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Sunday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 20 games played, U's have recorded 9 wins, and Leyton Orient have come away with 2 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Weston Homes Community Stadium was earlier this season, with Leyton Orient inflicting a narrow 0-1 defeat upon the U's 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:
2008/2009Sat 08 NovColchester U.0-1Leyton OrientFAC
1997/1998Sat 25 AprColchester U.1 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
1997/1998Tue 09 DecLeyton Orient1 - 0Colchester U.ASSM
1997/1998Sat 25 OctLeyton Orient0 - 2Colchester U.LGE2
1996/1997Tue 04 FebColchester U.2 - 1Leyton OrientLGE2
1996/1997Sat 21 SepLeyton Orient1 - 1Colchester U.LGE2
1995/1996Sat 02 MarLeyton Orient0 - 1Colchester U.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

The away form of Leyton Orient however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the O's, and 7 goals against.

Colchester U. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 28 points from their 22 games played so far, Leyton Orient are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 22 points from 22 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.63127610
Leyton Orient6222778

FootyMad's prediction ...

With Colchester U. only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Leyton Orient Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.