FM Preview: Colchester United v Sheffield United 13 Mar 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 12th March 2012
FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Colchester United take on Sheffield United in a League One match on 13th March 2012 at 19:45.
History of the Colchester United v Sheffield United fixture
Sheffield United travel to take on Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday evening,
The last time the two teams met at Colchester United was just over four years ago, in February 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a Championship match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 17 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
|2007/2008||Sat 02 Feb||Colchester U.||2-2||Sheff. Utd.||Championship|
|2007/2008||Sat 11 Aug||Sheff. Utd.||2 - 2||Colchester U.||Championship|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 2||Colchester U.||F.A. Cup|
|2003/2004||Sun 15 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Colchester U.||F.A. Cup|
|2000/2001||Wed 27 Sep||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||League Cup|
|2000/2001||Tue 19 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||League Cup|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the U's in those games, with 4 conceded.
Sheffield United have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the The Blades, and 9 goals against.
Colchester United's 48 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
Sheffield United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League One, and have accumulated 68 points from the 35 games they have played so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheffield United are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Colchester United. Away win
|Colchester United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
|Sheffield United||11 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 23 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here