Brentford face a trip to Colchester United at Layer Road Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 28 games played, Bees have recorded 9 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Dec||Brentford||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Brentford||3 - 2||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 11 Mar||Brentford||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Feb||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Brentford||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 29 Sep||Brentford||4 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 4 conceded.
The Bees have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bees's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 8 against.
Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 40 points from their 34 matches. Brentford's 51 points from 32 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Brentford are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Colchester U.. Away win
|Colchester U.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Brentford||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
No win in the 4 most recent games.