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History of the Colchester United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Colchester U. prepare to entertain Milton Keynes Dons at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 4 of the previous 6 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Weston Homes Community Stadium was just last season, in September 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 22 AugMilton Keynes2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Mon 12 JanMilton Keynes1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 20 SepColchester U.0-3Milton KeynesLGE1
2006/2007Tue 22 AugMilton Keynes1 - 0Colchester U.LGEC
2005/2006Tue 20 DecMilton Keynes1 - 2Colchester U.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecColchester U.2 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 20 AugMilton Keynes1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Milton Keynes have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Dons, and 7 goals against.

Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 46 points from 25 games. Milton Keynes lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 42 from their 26 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.631261510
Milton Keynes63031159

FootyMad's prediction ...

Colchester U. are starting to turn Weston Homes Community Stadium into a fortress, but the quality of opposition for this game makes your FootyMad panel believe the teams will share the spoils on this occasion. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Milton Keynes 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.