FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 07 March 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crystal Palace v Colchester United fixture

Crystal Palace prepare to entertain Colchester United at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Selhurst Park was just last season, in December 2006, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2007/2008Sat 24 NovColchester U.1 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sun 06 MayColchester U.0 - 2Crystal PalaceCHMP
2006/2007Sat 09 DecCrystal Palace1-3Colchester U.CHMP
1999/2000Tue 24 AugCrystal Palace3 - 1Colchester U.LGEC
1999/2000Tue 10 AugColchester U.2 - 2Crystal PalaceLGEC
1975/1976Sat 10 JanColchester U.0 - 3Crystal PalaceLGE1
1975/1976Sat 30 AugCrystal Palace3 - 2Colchester U.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Crystal Palace have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 5 in the wrong end.

Colchester U.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the U's have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crystal Palace's 50 points from 36 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Colchester U. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 35 games have yielded only 32 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crystal Palace6123265
Colchester U.61236105

FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! I see this as an opportunity for the Eagles to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Crystal Palace Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Colchester U. Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.