History of the Walsall v Colchester United fixture
Walsall prepare to entertain Colchester United at Bescot Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Saddlers are clearly on top, winning 53.33% of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bescot Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Walsall running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 27 Mar||Walsall||3-1||Colchester U.||League One|
|2011/2012||Sat 24 Sep||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 19 Feb||Colchester U.||2 - 0||Walsall||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 04 Sep||Walsall||0 - 1||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 20 Mar||Walsall||1 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 24 Oct||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Walsall||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 14 Feb||Walsall||2 - 0||Colchester U.||League One|
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Recent respective form guides
Walsall need to improve on their recent home record of just 3 draws from the previous six. While Saddlers have scored 8, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.
Colchester United's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the U's have hit 8 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Walsall find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 22 matches.
Colchester United find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 23 points from their 22 matches.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Walsall at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Saddlers will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Walsall||Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 9 home matches.
Not won in the 16 most recent games.
|Colchester United||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
An overall losing run of 4 games.
No win in the 4 most recent games.
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