FootyMAD's Colchester United Match Preview

Last updated : 30 January 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Leeds United v Colchester United fixture

Leeds prepare to entertain Colchester United at Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having managed to conjure up a win from 2 of the previous 3 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Elland Road was just last season, in December 2008, with Colchester inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Whites in a League One match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 29 AugColchester U.1 - 2Leeds Utd.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 04 AprColchester U.0 - 1Leeds Utd.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 13 DecLeeds Utd.1 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2006/2007Mon 09 AprColchester U.2 - 1Leeds Utd.CHMP
2006/2007Sat 11 NovLeeds Utd.3 - 0Colchester U.CHMP
1977/1978Wed 26 OctLeeds Utd.4 - 0Colchester U.LGEC
1970/1971Sat 13 FebColchester U.3 - 2Leeds Utd.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Leeds United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 13 goals for the Whites, with 5 goals against.

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. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Leeds are holding the final promotion place in the Coca-Cola League One, and have accumulated 57 points from the 26 games they have played so far. Colchester are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 49 points from 26 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Leeds Utd.61235105
Colchester U.631261410

FootyMad's prediction ...

Leeds are performing very well at home, but your FootyMad panel reckons that the overall quality of Colchester will prove too much for the homesters. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Leeds Utd.Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Colchester U.Not won in previous 2 away matches.