Colchester U. are ready to welcome Northampton Town to Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The U's are clearly on top, having won 21 and lost only 8 of the 36 games.
The previous match played between the two at Weston Homes Community Stadium was more than three years back, in November 2005, as the U's squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in an (Associate Members) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 29 Nov||Northampton||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Wed 23 Nov||Colchester U.||3-2||Northampton||ASSM|
|2003/2004||Tue 20 Jan||Northampton||2 - 3||Colchester U.||ASSM|
|2002/2003||Tue 04 Mar||Colchester U.||2 - 0||Northampton||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Northampton||4 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Wed 26 Dec||Northampton||2 - 3||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 08 Sep||Colchester U.||3 - 1||Northampton||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
Northampton have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Cobblers have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Colchester U.'s 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Northampton's 33 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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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 Northampton. Home Win
|Colchester U.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Northampton||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.