FM Preview: Yeovil Town v Colchester United 18 Feb 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 17th February 2012
The game between Yeovil Town and Colchester United in the League One on 18th February 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Yeovil Town v Colchester United fixture
Yeovil Town prepare to entertain Colchester United at Huish Park on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 5 of the 10 previous games, with the Glovers winning just 3.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Huish Park was less than a year ago, in April 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-2 thriller, in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 08 Oct||Colchester U.||2 - 2||Yeovil Town||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Apr||Yeovil Town||4-2||Colchester U.||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 11 Dec||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Yeovil Town||League One|
|2009/2010||Tue 16 Feb||Yeovil Town||0 - 1||Colchester U.||League One|
|2009/2010||Sat 15 Aug||Colchester U.||2 - 1||Yeovil Town||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 02 May||Yeovil Town||0 - 2||Colchester U.||League One|
|2008/2009||Tue 25 Nov||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Yeovil Town||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Yeovil Town have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Glovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.
The U's have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. Just 6 goals have scored in these games, though to be fair only a measly 3 have been let in at the wrong end.
Yeovil Town find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 30 matches.
Colchester United's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Yeovil Town 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
|Yeovil Town||7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
|Colchester United||6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
For a detailed analysis of current team sequences throughout the leagues, click here