FM Preview: Swindon Town v Colchester United 02 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Colchester United fixture

Swindon Town prepare to entertain Colchester United at County Ground on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 19 and lost only 7 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was two seasons ago, in November 2010, the Robins carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 03 Dec Colchester U. 0 - 1 Swindon Town F.A. Cup
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Colchester U. 2 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Swindon Town 2-1 Colchester U. League One
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Colchester U. 3 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Swindon Town 1 - 1 Colchester U. League One
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Colchester U. 3 - 2 Swindon Town League One
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Swindon Town 1 - 3 Colchester U. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. During these games, Robins have smashed 14 goals past the opposition and conceded a paltry 2.

In complete contrast to Swindon Town, Colchester United are having a torrid time on their travels, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. U's have conceded 13 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Swindon Town are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 17 points from 9 games.

Colchester United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 9 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 4 1 1 12 5 13
Colchester United 6 1 1 4 5 10 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its good news for Swindon Town fans, because, with them being in such great nick at home, we just cannot see any further than an emphatic home win for the Robins. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town 10 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Colchester United Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 12 away matches.

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