Colchester U. face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The U's will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 15 and win only 5 of the 27 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2002, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Fri 15 Aug||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Swindon Town||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 29 Mar||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Swindon Town||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 12 Oct||Swindon Town||2 - 2||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2001/2002||Wed 30 Jan||Colchester U.||1 - 3||Swindon Town||LD2|
|2001/2002||Tue 16 Oct||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Swindon Town||AM|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Sep||Swindon Town||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2000/2001||Tue 20 Mar||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Swindon Town||LD2|
Recent respective form guides
Swindon Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Robins in those games, with 6 conceded.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Swindon Town lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Two, picking up 38 points from their 26 games so far. Colchester U.'s 37 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Robins, as the U's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Swindon Town||4 games since last home draw.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Colchester U.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
4 games since last defeat.