FM Preview: Tranmere Rovers v Colchester United 30 Nov 2013

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 27 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 just last season, in September 2012, as they swept to an impressive 4-0 win in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 23 Feb Colchester U. 1 - 5 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2012/2013 Sat 01 Sep Tranmere Rvs. 4-0 Colchester U. League One
2011/2012 Sat 28 Apr Colchester U. 4 - 2 Tranmere Rvs. League One
2011/2012 Sat 05 Nov Tranmere Rvs. 0 - 0 Colchester U. League One
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

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Recent respective form guides

Tranmere Rovers have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While Rovers have scored 7, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Colchester United's away form is none too clever either, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. The U's's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Tranmere Rovers are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 17 points from 18 matches.

Colchester United see themselves just below half way in the Skybet League One, showing a record of 21 points from their 18 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Tranmere Rovers 6 2 3 1 11 7 9
Colchester United 6 2 2 2 10 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Tranmere Rovers at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Rovers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Tranmere Rovers Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Colchester United Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 8 away matches.

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