Bristol Rvs. travel to take on Colchester United at Weston Homes Community Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Pirates will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Colchester U. was back in October 2000, over five years ago, the U's carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2000/2001||Sat 14 Apr||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Tue 24 Oct||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 08 Jan||Colchester U.||5 - 4||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Dec||Bristol Rvs.||2 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Sat 30 Jan||Bristol Rvs.||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|1998/1999||Mon 28 Dec||Colchester U.||0 - 3||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
|1967/1968||Sat 23 Dec||Colchester U.||2 - 0||Bristol Rvs.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Colchester United's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. U's have conceded a disappointing 12 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
The away form of Bristol Rvs. is pretty dire, attaining just 3 draws from the previous six away games. While the Pirates have hit 10 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Colchester U. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 8 matches. Bristol Rvs. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 7 points from 9 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Pirates have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Colchester U.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Bristol Rvs.||Not won in previous 8 away matches.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 7 most recent games.