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
|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
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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
|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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