Barnsley prepare to entertain Colchester United at Oakwell on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 16 games played, Tykes have recorded 7 wins, and Colchester U. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Oakwell was less than a year ago, in February 2006, the Tykes carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2006/2007||Sat 12 Aug||Colchester U.||1 - 2||Barnsley||CHMP|
|2005/2006||Sat 25 Feb||Barnsley||1-0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2005/2006||Sat 13 Aug||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Barnsley||1 - 1||Colchester U.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Tue 07 Dec||Colchester U.||0 - 2||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Jan||Colchester U.||1 - 1||Barnsley||LGE1|
|2003/2004||Sat 09 Aug||Barnsley||1 - 0||Colchester U.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Barnsley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Tykes have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Colchester U. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The U's's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Barnsley are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 32 points from 31 matches. Colchester U.'s 48 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
With Barnsley only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw
|Barnsley||6 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
|Colchester U.||Lost each of the previous 4 away matches.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.