FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Colchester United 05 Nov 2011

Footymad preview History of the Tranmere Rovers v Colchester United fixture

Tranmere Rovers prepare to entertain Colchester United at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 26 games played, Rovers have recorded 11 wins, and Colchester United have come away with 6 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Prenton Park was less than a year ago, in March 2011, the Rovers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 19 Mar Tranmere Rvs. 1-0 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Sat 25 Sep Colchester U. 3 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Colchester U. 1 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2009/2010 Sat 26 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Tue 10 Feb Colchester U. 0 - 1 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2008/2009 Fri 26 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 3 - 4 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Mon 17 Apr Colchester U. 1 - 0 Tranmere Rvs. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These games have seen the Rovers score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.

Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the U's have hit 5 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Tranmere Rovers lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League One, picking up 25 points from their 16 games so far.

Colchester United's 22 points from 16 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 4 1 1 9 6 13
Colchester United 6 2 3 1 10 9 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Colchester United is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Rovers in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Colchester United Not won in previous 2 away matches.

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