Tranmere Rvs. face a trip to Colchester United at Layer Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 20 games played, Rovers have recorded 5 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 8 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2004, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 31 Jan||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 30 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 04 Jan||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 13 Aug||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Tranmere Rvs.||0 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|1988/1989||Fri 13 Jan||Colchester U.||2 - 3||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Tranmere Rvs. have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Rovers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.
Colchester U. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League One, picking up 20 points from their 14 games so far. Tranmere Rvs.'s total of 23 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Tranmere Rvs. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Colchester U.. Away win
|Colchester U.||Not won in the 3 most recent games.|
|Tranmere Rvs.||Undefeated in last 5 away games.|