Colchester have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Cambridge Utd; they’ve never previously won 10 league games in a row against the Cambridge Utd.
Cambridge Utd have won just two of their 15 England League 2 away games against Colchester (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Colchester and Cambridge Utd have finished level, with the Colchester winning 99 to Cambridge Utd four. Only Colchester v Cambridge Utd and Colchester v Cambridge Utd have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Colchester have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Colchester winning 52 of their 73 such games (44%). Meanwhile, only Cambridge Utd (45%) have a lower such win rate than Cambridge Utd (66% - 95%).
Colchester haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Colchester went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Cambridge Utd are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 46 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Colchester in 16/01/2021.
Colchester have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 59 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 57 matches in the competition.
Cambridge Utd boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Colchester, since winning his very first such encounter with Colchester in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Colchester has been involved in 11 of Colchester’s 52 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (96 shots, 14 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 31 efforts last time out against Colchester (36 shots, 14 chances created).
Cambridge Utd has been involved in six goals in his 49 England League 2 games against Colchester (13 goals, 60 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 27 vs Cambridge Utd).