FM Preview: Colchester United v Sheffield Wednesday 14 Aug 2010
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 13th August 2010
This week FootyMad's match preview focuses on the game between Colchester United and Sheffield Wednesday at 15:00 on Saturday, 14th August 2010 in the League One.
Sheff. Wed. pack their bags to visit Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 8 games played, The Owls have recorded 1 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 4 victories.
The previous match played between the two at Weston Homes Community Stadium was within the last three years, in March 2008, with Sheff. Wed. inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the U's in a Championship match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Tue 11 Mar||Colchester U.||1 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Dec||Sheff. Wed.||1 - 2||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Tue 13 Mar||Sheff. Wed.||2 - 0||Colchester U.||CHMP|
|2006/2007||Wed 18 Oct||Colchester U.||4 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 19 Mar||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 07 Aug||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 3||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 24 Apr||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 7 conceded.
The away form of Sheff. Wed. is pretty dire, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. The The Owls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Colchester U.'s 1 points from 1 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Sheff. Wed. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 3 points from 1 games.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Sheff. Wed. on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Colchester U.. Score draw
|Colchester U.||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
|Sheff. Wed.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 10 away matches.
4 games since last defeat.