Colchester U. face a trip to Walsall at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 24 games played, U's have recorded 6 wins, and Walsall have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2004, the Saddlers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Tue 25 Jan||Colchester U.||5 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 09 Oct||Walsall||2 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 10 Mar||Walsall||0 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Fri 06 Oct||Colchester U.||0 - 2||Walsall||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 10 Apr||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Walsall||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Tue 20 Oct||Walsall||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|1994/1995||Sat 01 Apr||Walsall||2 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Walsall are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 11 goals for the Saddlers, with 3 goals against.
Colchester U.'s away form is equally impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the U's, and 6 goals against.
Walsall see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League One, showing a record of 34 points from their 26 games played so far, Colchester U.'s total of 43 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Colchester U. are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Walsall. Away win
|Walsall||Unbeaten in the last 11 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||5 games since last away draw.|
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.