FM Preview: Colchester United v Chesterfield 21 Jan 2012

Footymad preview History of the Colchester United v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield travel to take on Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Colchester United was back in October 2005, over five years ago, with Chesterfield inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the U's in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 01 Oct Chesterfield 0 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 15 Apr Chesterfield 2 - 2 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 01 Oct Colchester U. 1-2 Chesterfield League One
2004/2005 Mon 28 Mar Colchester U. 1 - 0 Chesterfield League One
2004/2005 Sat 21 Aug Chesterfield 2 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2003/2004 Tue 23 Mar Chesterfield 1 - 2 Colchester U. League Division Two
2003/2004 Sat 25 Oct Colchester U. 1 - 0 Chesterfield League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Colchester United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While U's have scored 9, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Chesterfield is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Spireites have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester United's 33 points from 25 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Chesterfield find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 26 games have yielded only 17 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Colchester United 6 3 1 2 9 9 10
Chesterfield 6 1 3 2 6 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Spireites have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Colchester United Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Chesterfield Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 9 away matches.

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