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History of the West Bromwich Albion v Colchester United fixture

Colchester U. travel to take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at West Brom. was back in September 1996, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League Cup match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 21 SepColchester U.2 - 1West Brom.LGEC
1996/1997Tue 03 SepWest Brom.1 - 3Colchester U.LGEC
1996/1997Tue 20 AugColchester U.2 - 3West Brom.LGEC
1967/1968Wed 31 JanWest Brom.4 - 0Colchester U.FAC
1967/1968Sat 27 JanColchester U.1 - 1West Brom.FAC

Recent respective form guides

West Bromwich Albion's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While The Baggies have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

Colchester U.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

West Brom.'s 5 points from 3 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position. Colchester U. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 0 points from their 3 games thus far.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
West Brom.6132576
Colchester U.6213667

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Baggies, as the U's have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
West Brom. Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Colchester U. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.