FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

Last updated : 27 November 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Colchester United v Hull City fixture

Hull City face a trip to Colchester United at Layer Road Ground on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 13 games played, The Tigers have recorded 4 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 5 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in December 2004, with Hull City inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the U's in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 26 FebHull City2 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 08 JanHull City0 - 2Colchester U.FAC
2004/2005Sat 11 DecColchester U.1 - 2Hull CityLGE1
1997/1998Mon 13 AprColchester U.4 - 3Hull CityLGE2
1997/1998Sat 13 DecHull City3 - 1Colchester U.LGE2
1996/1997Tue 15 AprHull City1 - 2Colchester U.LGE2
1996/1997Sat 14 SepColchester U.1 - 1Hull CityLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Colchester United could not have a more impressive recent home form, having won each of the last six games. In this time, U's have rattled up an impressive 15 goals, and conceded 2.

In complete contrast to Colchester U., Hull City are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Tigers have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Colchester U.'s 27 points from 19 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Hull City are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola Championship with a return of just 17 points from their 19 games thus far.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Colchester U.631210810
Hull City6222668

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Tigers are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Colchester U.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Colchester U. Won 7 successive home games.
13 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Hull City Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.