FM Preview: Brentford v Colchester United 13 Sep 2011

Last updated : 12 September 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Colchester United fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Colchester United at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 5 of the 32 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Fri 22 Apr Brentford 1-1 Colchester U. League One
2010/2011 Tue 23 Nov Colchester U. 0 - 2 Brentford League One
2009/2010 Tue 23 Mar Colchester U. 3 - 3 Brentford League One
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Brentford 1 - 0 Colchester U. League One
2005/2006 Sat 01 Apr Colchester U. 1 - 1 Brentford League One
2005/2006 Sat 31 Dec Brentford 0 - 2 Colchester U. League One
2004/2005 Sat 05 Mar Colchester U. 0 - 1 Brentford League One

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Recent respective form guides

Brentford have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The U's's have scored 13 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 14.

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 15 points from 7 games.

Colchester United see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 9 points from their 7 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 4 1 1 12 6 13
Colchester United 6 1 2 3 9 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Bees to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford 5 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 3 matches.
Colchester United Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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