FootyMAD's Colchester United match preview

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History of the Swindon Town v Colchester United fixture

Swindon Town prepare to entertain Colchester United at County Ground on Monday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Robins are clearly on top, having won 16 and lost only 6 of the 29 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was less than a year ago, in January 2005, as the visitors ran out cosy 0-3 winners in a League One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 01 JanSwindon Town0-3Colchester U.LGE1
2004/2005Sat 04 SepColchester U.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2003/2004Sat 17 JanSwindon Town2 - 0Colchester U.LGE1
2003/2004Fri 15 AugColchester U.0 - 1Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 29 MarColchester U.1 - 0Swindon TownLGE1
2002/2003Sat 12 OctSwindon Town2 - 2Colchester U.LGE1
2001/2002Wed 30 JanColchester U.1 - 3Swindon TownLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Colchester U. however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the U's, and 7 goals against.

Swindon Town find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 22 games have yielded only 19 points. Colchester U. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 37 points from 22 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Swindon Town6132586
Colchester U.651013316

FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Colchester U. running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Swindon Town Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Colchester U. Undefeated in last 10 away games.
13 games since last defeat.