FM Preview: Brentford v Colchester United 22 Apr 2011

Last updated : 21 April 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Colchester United fixture

Brentford prepare to entertain Colchester United at Griffin Park on Friday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, having won 17 and lost only 5 of the 31 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Griffin Park was just last season, in December 2009, the Bees carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
2004/2005 Sat 18 Dec Brentford 1 - 0 Colchester U. 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, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The away form of Colchester United is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the U's have hit 4 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Brentford's 58 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Colchester United's 57 points from 42 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 3 0 3 8 7 9
Colchester United 6 3 0 3 9 8 9

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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 Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
Colchester United Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Last drawn game 12 outings ago.

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