Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Colchester United at Bramall Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The The Blades are clearly on top, beating their opponents 4 times from 7 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in January 2006, with Colchester U. inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the The Blades in a F.A. Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 07 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||1-2||Colchester U.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sun 15 Feb||Sheff. Utd.||1 - 0||Colchester U.||FAC|
|2000/2001||Wed 27 Sep||Colchester U.||0 - 1||Sheff. Utd.||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Tue 19 Sep||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 0||Colchester U.||LGEC|
|1988/1989||Tue 31 Jan||Colchester U.||0 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||FAC|
|1988/1989||Sat 28 Jan||Sheff. Utd.||3 - 3||Colchester U.||FAC|
|1981/1982||Sat 06 Feb||Colchester U.||5 - 2||Sheff. Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Blades in those games, with 6 conceded.
Colchester U. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the U's have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Sheff. Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Sheff. Utd.||5 games since last home draw.|
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Colchester U.||Not won in previous 2 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.