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History of the Colchester United v Walsall fixture

Colchester U. play host to Walsall at Layer Road Ground on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 23 games played, U's have recorded 10 wins, and Walsall have come away with 5 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Colchester U. was just over four years ago, in October 2000, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-2 winners in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 09 OctWalsall2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2000/2001Sat 10 MarWalsall0 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2000/2001Fri 06 OctColchester U.0-2WalsallLGE1
1998/1999Sat 10 AprColchester U.1 - 0WalsallLGE1
1998/1999Tue 20 OctWalsall1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
1994/1995Sat 01 AprWalsall2 - 0Colchester U.LGE2
1994/1995Tue 13 SepColchester U.3 - 2WalsallLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.

Walsall's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Saddlers have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 27 matches. Walsall find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 35 points from their 28 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.6231749
Walsall6114794

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the U's to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Walsall Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.