FootyMAD's Milton Keynes Dons FC match preview

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History of the Milton Keynes Dons FC v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. travel to take on Milton Keynes Dons FC at National Hockey Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. Most of the previous meetings have ended up in defeat for the U's.

The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes was back in January 1995, over five years ago, the Dons carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a F.A. Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 18 SepColchester U.0 - 1Milton KeynesLGE1
1994/1995Sat 07 JanWimbledon1 - 0Colchester U.FAC
1982/1983Tue 15 FebWimbledon2 - 1Colchester U.LGE2
1982/1983Tue 02 NovColchester U.3 - 0WimbledonLGE2
1979/1980Tue 06 NovWimbledon3 - 3Colchester U.LGE1
1979/1980Tue 23 OctColchester U.4 - 0WimbledonLGE1
1962/1963Sat 03 NovWimbledon2 - 1Colchester U.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons FC are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Colchester U. however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. Those games have seen the U's pummel 15 goals, and let in 6.

Milton Keynes are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 22 points from their 26 games thus far. Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Milton Keynes61145154
Colchester U.6222858

FootyMad's prediction ...

Colchester U. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Milton Keynes. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Milton Keynes Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Colchester U. Undefeated in last 3 away games.
5 games since last defeat.