FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 7th August 2009
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Norwich City and Colchester United at 15:00 on Saturday, 8th August 2009 in the League One.
Norwich City prepare to entertain Colchester United at Carrow Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 12 games played, Canaries have recorded 5 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 3 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Carrow Road was just last season, in March 2008, with Norwich City annihilating their visitors 5-1 in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 22 Mar||Norwich City||5-1||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 15 Dec||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Sat 31 Mar||Colchester U.||3 - 0||Norwich City||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 31 Oct||Norwich City||1 - 1||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|1959/1960||Sat 20 Feb||Colchester U.||3 - 0||Norwich City||LGE1|
|1959/1960||Sat 03 Oct||Norwich City||3 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|1958/1959||Wed 03 Sep||Norwich City||1 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Norwich City have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.
The U's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The U's's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Norwich City are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Norwich City||7 games since last home draw.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 9 outings ago.