FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 18 September 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southampton v Colchester United fixture

Southampton prepare to entertain Colchester United at St. Marys on Wednesday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 8 wins out of 11 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at St. Marys was less than a year ago, in March 2007, with Colchester U. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Saints in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Fri 16 MarSouthampton1-2Colchester U.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 28 OctColchester U.2 - 0SouthamptonCHMP
2004/2005Wed 27 OctSouthampton3 - 2Colchester U.LGEC
1982/1983Tue 26 OctSouthampton4 - 2Colchester U.LGEC
1982/1983Wed 06 OctColchester U.0 - 0SouthamptonLGEC
1974/1975Mon 25 NovSouthampton0 - 1Colchester U.LGEC
1974/1975Wed 13 NovColchester U.0 - 0SouthamptonLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Southampton have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the U's, and 11 goals against.

Southampton are currently lying in 19th place in Coca-Cola Championship having mustered a points tally of 6 from their 5 matches played. Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 5 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.613211106

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Saints. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Southampton 8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 16 .
Colchester U. No win in the 2 most recent games.