FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

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Last updated : 30 October 2006
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History of the Norwich City v Colchester United fixture

Norwich City play host to Colchester United at on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 10 games played, Canaries have recorded 4 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Norwich City was way back in the black-and-white days of October 1959, as the Canaries squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a Third Division match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
1959/1960Sat 20 FebColchester U.3 - 0Norwich CityLGE1
1959/1960Sat 03 OctNorwich City3-2Colchester U.LGE1
1958/1959Wed 03 SepNorwich City1 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
1958/1959Mon 25 AugColchester U.2 - 1Norwich CityLGE1
1957/1958Sat 18 JanNorwich City1 - 1Colchester U.D3S
1957/1958Sat 14 SepColchester U.1 - 2Norwich CityD3S
1956/1957Wed 26 DecNorwich City1 - 2Colchester U.D3S

Recent respective form guides

Norwich City are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Canaries in those games, with 8 conceded.

Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Norwich City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 14 matches. Colchester U.'s 20 points from 14 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Norwich City62226128
Colchester U.63128310

FootyMad's prediction ...

This is certainly an intriguing match for the Canaries, and one in which the FootyMad team are tentatively suggesting a drawn game. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Norwich City 23 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Colchester U. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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