FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Colchester United 24 Nov 2012

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

Milton Keynes Dons prepare to entertain Colchester United at stadium:mk on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dons are clearly on top, winning 7 and drawing 4 of the 12 games played.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at stadium:mk was less than a year ago, in January 2012, the Dons carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Mon 02 Jan Milton Keynes 1-0 Colchester U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Colchester U. 1 - 5 Milton Keynes League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons 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 11 goals for the Dons, with 4 goals against.

In complete contrast to Milton Keynes Dons, Colchester United are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the U's have hit 9 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Milton Keynes Dons are just outside the promotion places, in 3rd, having taken 33 points from 19 games.

Colchester United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 19 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Milton Keynes Dons 6 4 2 0 11 3 14
Colchester United 6 1 1 4 8 13 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Milton Keynes Dons fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Dons. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Milton Keynes Dons Won 3 successive home games.
5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 7 matches.
Colchester United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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