FM Preview: Colchester United v Milton Keynes Dons 19 Nov 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, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dons will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them being consigned to defeat by opponents in 5 of the 8 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 12 Mar Colchester U. 1-3 Milton Keynes League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The away form of Milton Keynes Dons is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dons have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester United's 23 points from 17 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Milton Keynes Dons are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 30 points from 17 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 2 3 1 11 8 9
Milton Keynes Dons 6 3 2 1 14 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Not a lot has been going right generally for Milton Keynes Dons on their travels as of late, but we can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Colchester United. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Milton Keynes Dons 4 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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