FM Preview: Colchester United v Exeter City 31 Dec 2011
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 30th December 2011
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Colchester United take on Exeter City in a League One match on 31st December 2011 at 13:00.
History of the Colchester United v Exeter City fixture
Exeter City face a trip to Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium at lunchtime on Saturday, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 36 games played, Grecians have recorded 10 wins, and Colchester United have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, with Colchester United annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 26 Mar||Colchester U.||5-1||Exeter City||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 07 Aug||Exeter City||2 - 2||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Fri 02 Apr||Exeter City||2 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 14 Nov||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Exeter City||League One|
|1997/1998||Sat 21 Feb||Exeter City||0 - 1||Colchester U.||League Division Three|
|1997/1998||Sat 27 Sep||Colchester U.||1 - 2||Exeter City||League Division Three|
|1996/1997||Sat 25 Jan||Exeter City||0 - 3||Colchester U.||League Division Three|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While U's have scored 11, a worringly large 16 have been leaked at the other end.
Exeter City have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Grecians have hit 11 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Colchester United see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 29 points from their 22 games played so far,
Exeter City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 21 points from 22 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Grecians have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Colchester United||6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Exeter City||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 3 most recent games.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here