FM Preview: Colchester United v Milton Keynes Dons 12 Mar 2011

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes Dons face a trip to Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 7 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2010, with Colchester United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 02 Oct Milton Keynes 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2009/2010 Tue 26 Jan Colchester U. 2-0 Milton Keynes League One
2009/2010 Sat 22 Aug Milton Keynes 2 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Mon 12 Jan Milton Keynes 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Colchester U. 0 - 3 Milton Keynes League One
2006/2007 Tue 22 Aug Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Colchester U. League Cup
2005/2006 Tue 20 Dec Milton Keynes 1 - 2 Colchester U. (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 8 conceded.

Milton Keynes Dons's away form is equally impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 12 goals for the The Dons, and 7 goals against.

Colchester United's 48 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 58 points from their 36 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 2 1 3 5 6 7
Milton Keynes Dons 6 4 1 1 10 4 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the The Dons out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Colchester United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United 6 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Milton Keynes Dons Undefeated in last 7 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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