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History of the Colchester United v Norwich City fixture

Colchester U. are ready to welcome Norwich City to Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, U's have recorded 5 wins, and Norwich City have come away with 4 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Weston Homes Community Stadium was within the last three years, in December 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 AugNorwich City1 - 7Colchester U.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 22 MarNorwich City5 - 1Colchester U.CHMP
2007/2008Sat 15 DecColchester U.1-1Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Sat 31 MarColchester U.3 - 0Norwich CityCHMP
2006/2007Tue 31 OctNorwich City1 - 1Colchester U.CHMP
1959/1960Sat 20 FebColchester U.3 - 0Norwich CityLGE1
1959/1960Sat 03 OctNorwich City3 - 2Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 4 conceded.

Norwich City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Canaries's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 45 points from 23 games. Norwich City are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 51 points from the 25 games they have played so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.640271112
Norwich City642014614

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. Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 8 .
Norwich City Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 4 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.