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Tranmere Rovers meet away team Colchester United at Prenton Park in this League Two tie on Saturday.
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Tranmere Rovers will be wanting a better result here after a 2-1 League Two defeat last time out to Forest Green Rovers.
The only player to score from Tranmere Rovers was Kieron Morris (96'). Josh Davison (50') and Aaron Collins (81') scored for Forest Green Rovers.
Fewer than three goals per game were scored during 5 of the last 6 meetings where Tranmere Rovers have been participants. Regarding the goal split from this period, opposing sides scored an aggregate of 3 and Super White Army got themselves 3. We will have to see whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Analysis of their past results shows that Tranmere Rovers:
- are unbeaten in the league by Colchester United in their last 7 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
Colchester United will go into this clash after a 1-0 League Two win in the defeat of Salford City in their previous match.
The only name on the scoresheet from Colchester United was Joshua Bohui (68').
Throughout their six previous matches, Hayden Mullins's Colchester United have fired home a total of 8 times - earning them a goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Their previous form shows that Colchester United:
- have not emerged victorious against Tranmere Rovers in games played away from home for the previous 6 matches in the league. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- are without an away win for the past 14 league games. They clearly need to do something about it.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results stretching back to 23/02/2013 reveals that these fixtures have ended in disappointment for Colchester United. They have not managed to register any victories whatsoever whereas Tranmere Rovers have been the better of the two, running out winners in 67% of those ties.
In all, 20 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 14 of them from Super White Army and 6 belonging to The U's. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.33.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was League Two match day 22 on 23/03/2021 when it ended Colchester United 2-2 Tranmere Rovers.
The referee was Declan Bourne.
Team News: Tranmere Rovers
Tranmere Rovers manager Keith Hill will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game owing to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Colchester United
With a completely injury-free group ready to go, Colchester United boss Hayden Mullins doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this game.
In our view, Colchester United will likely be able to breach the defence of this Tranmere Rovers side, however it probably shouldn’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
Our selection here is for a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Tranmere Rovers after the 90.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Prenton Park (16,567)
Captain: Scott Davies
Chairman: Mark Palios
Manager: Keith Hill
Competitions: League Two position 6, EFL Trophy (Final)
⭐ Key Player: James Vaughan
Usually playing in the Striker position, James Vaughan was born in Birmingham, England. After having played his first senior match for Everton in the 2004 - 2005 season, the talented Forward has contributed 18 league goals in the League Two 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 28 appearances.