Colchester U. prepare to entertain Tranmere Rovers at Layer Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 19 games played, U's have recorded 8 wins, and Tranmere Rvs. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Layer Road Ground was just last season, in January 2003, 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||Sat 30 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Colchester U.||2-2||Tranmere Rvs.||LD2|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Colchester U.||LD2|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LD2|
|1988/1989||Fri 13 Jan||Colchester U.||2 - 3||Tranmere Rvs.||DIV4|
|1988/1989||Fri 02 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Colchester U.||DIV4|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 6.
The Rovers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.
Colchester U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Two, showing a record of 37 points from their 27 games played so far, Tranmere Rvs. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 27 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is certainly an intriguing match for the U's, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw
|Colchester U.||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Tranmere Rvs.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
8 games since last defeat.