Colchester U. play host to Nottingham Forest at Layer Road Ground on Monday afternoon, hoping to break their duck against the visitors. U's lost the only previous game contested between the two teams.
The only previous meeting between Colchester U. and Nottm. Forest at was way back in the black-and-white days of December 1950, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a Third Division (South) match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|1950/1951||Tue 26 Dec||Colchester U.||0-2||Nottm. Forest||D3S|
|1950/1951||Mon 25 Dec||Nottm. Forest||0 - 0||Colchester U.||D3S|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, U's have rattled up an impressive 25 goals, and conceded 7.
In complete contrast to Colchester U., Nottm. Forest are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Forest have hit 5 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Colchester U.'s total of 40 points from their 24 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One. Nottm. Forest's 35 points from 24 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its good news for Colchester U. fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, I just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the U's. Home win
|Colchester U.||Won 6 successive home games.|
9 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Nottm. Forest||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.