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History of the Colchester United v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes face a trip to Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 6 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 0 - 3 winners 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 22 AugMilton Keynes2 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Mon 12 JanMilton Keynes1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 20 SepColchester U.0 - 3Milton KeynesLGE1
2006/2007Tue 22 AugMilton Keynes1 - 0Colchester U.LGEC
2005/2006Tue 20 DecMilton Keynes1 - 2Colchester U.ASSM
2005/2006Sat 17 DecColchester U.2 - 0Milton KeynesLGE1
2005/2006Sat 20 AugMilton Keynes1 - 1Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Milton Keynes have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 14 goals for the The Dons, and 7 goals against.

Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 46 points from 25 games. Milton Keynes lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 42 from their 26 games so far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.631261510
Milton Keynes63031159

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for The Dons could well see them head back from Weston Homes Community Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Milton Keynes 14 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 10 outings ago.