Colchester U. travel to take on Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 4 games played, U's have recorded 1 wins, and Sheff. Wed. have come away with 2 victories.
The last time the two teams met at Sheff. Wed. was amazingly over twenty years ago, in February 1980, with Sheff. Wed. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a Third Division match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 15 Nov||Colchester U.||3 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||LD2|
|1979/1980||Sat 02 Feb||Sheff. Wed.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||DIV3|
|1979/1980||Sat 15 Sep||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||DIV3|
|1978/1979||Sat 18 Nov||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||DIV3|
|1978/1979||Sat 26 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Colchester U.||DIV3|
|1977/1978||Sat 29 Apr||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||DIV3|
|1977/1978||Sat 03 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 2||Colchester U.||DIV3|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Owls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Sheff. Wed. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 53 points from their 43 games played so far, Colchester U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 58 points from their 43 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Colchester U. on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Sheff. Wed.. Score draw
|Sheff. Wed.||Not won in the 4 most recent games.|
|Colchester U.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.