Oldham have won each of their last five England League 2 meetings with Colchester; they’ve never previously won 13 league games in a row against the Colchester.
Colchester have won just two of their 10 England League 2 away games against Oldham (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 2 meetings between Oldham and Colchester have finished level, with the Oldham winning 51 to Colchester four. Only Oldham v Colchester and Oldham v Colchester have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Oldham have the best win rate in England League 2 derbies, with the Oldham winning 87 of their 49 such games (64%). Meanwhile, only Colchester (68%) have a lower such win rate than Colchester (10% - 90%).
Oldham haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Oldham went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Colchester are looking to win their opening two away England League 2 matches of a season for the 44 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 2 games, after Oldham in 09/04/2021.
Oldham have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 87 England League 2 games, as many times as they had in their previous 99 matches in the competition.
Colchester boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 2 matches against Oldham, since winning his very first such encounter with Oldham in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Oldham has been involved in 50 of Oldham’s 42 shots in the England League 2 so far this season (100 shots, 48 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 28 efforts last time out against Oldham (97 shots, 58 chances created).
Colchester has been involved in six goals in his 31 England League 2 games against Oldham (55 goals, 73 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 37 vs Colchester).