Lineups

Bradford City

( 3-4-3 )

  • 1. R. O'Donnell

  • 21. R. Staunton Yellow Card

  • 6. A. O'Connor

  • 23. C. Wood

  • 4. P. O'Connor

  • 32. D. Mottley-Henry

    73'
  • 8. C. Cooke

    78'
  • 18. E. Watt

  • 16. B. Clarke

  • 9. L. Novak

  • 28. K. Guthrie

    74'

Substitutes

  • 13. S. Hornby

  • 3. J. Longridge

  • 0. B. Richards-Everton

  • 15. T. French

  • 11. Z. Ismail

  • 7. H. Pritchard

  • 10. C. Donaldson

England - League Two

19' R. Staunton 19' Yellow Card 19'  R. Staunton 68' M. Welch-Hayes 68' Yellow Card 68'  M. Welch-Hayes 76' T. Eastman 76' Yellow Card 76'  T. Eastman 90' T. Smith 90' Yellow Card 90'  T. Smith
Bradford City

Bradford City

0 - 0

Colchester United

Colchester United

  • HT
    0 - 0
  • Date: 12/09/2020
  • Time: 15:00
  • Venue: Valley Parade
  • Referee: Ross Joyce
Bradford City v Colchester United - Preview

Date published: 9/11/2020 2:32:30 PM

Bradford City v Colchester United - Preview

Bradford midfielder Connor Shanks ruled out of Colchester clash

Bradford are set to be without Connor Shanks for the Sky Bet League Two opener against Colchester.

Midfielder Shanks picked up an unspecified knock during the midweek EFL Trophy tie at Doncaster.

Zeli Ismail is available again after the midfielder returned a negative Covid-19 test.

Midfielder Levi Sutton remains unavailable as he sees out a suspension carried over from last season.

Colchester will be missing Tom Lapslie and Diaz Wright for the trip to Valley Parade.

The midfielders are both continuing their recovery from knee problems, so are not available to new head coach Steve Ball.

On-loan Fulham forward Martel Taylor-Crossdale came off the bench in the midweek EFL Trophy game at Portsmouth so could be in contention for a league start.

Midfielder Luke Gambin had been away on international duty with Malta but also featured at Fratton Park and should be involved again.

Simulation

Colchester United vs Bradford City

There is a 36.3% chance of a draw.
In simulations where the game is not a draw Colchester United, at 35.3%, are solid favorites to beat Bradford City who have a 28.5% chance at home.
Overall, the average simulation score is Colchester United 0.8 to Bradford City 0.7.
In simulation wins, Bradford City upsets Colchester United by averaging 6.2 shots and 2.7 shots on goal.
They average 1.6 goals in simulated victories vs just 0.2 in simulation losses.

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Match Information

  • League Two
  • Round 1
  • Valley Parade
  • Ross Joyce
  • 12 Sep, 15:00

Predictions

Markets Odds Probability% Bet Here
Over 0.5 In 1st Half
7/1 Bookmaker
88%Panelty

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Both Teams To Score
5/6 Bookmaker
75%Panelty

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Over 2.5 In Full Time
11/10 Bookmaker
63%Panelty

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Betting Tips

Markets Odds Rating Bet Here

Correct Score - Draw 1-1

6.00 Bookmaker

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First Goalscorer - Lee Novak

4/1 Bookmaker

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Betting Tips

Markets Odds Rating Bet Here

Correct Score - Draw 1-1

6.00 Bookmaker

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First Goalscorer - Lee Novak

4/1 Bookmaker

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League Table

Place Team GP Won Draw Lost GF GA GD Points
1 Cambridge United 2 2 0 0 8 0 8 6
2 Port Vale 2 2 0 0 4 0 4 6
3 Salford City 2 1 1 0 6 2 4 4
4 Harrogate Town 2 1 1 0 6 2 4 4
5 Stevenage 2 1 1 0 4 1 3 4
6 Colchester United 2 1 1 0 2 0 2 4
7 Leyton Orient 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 4
8 Forest Green Rovers 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 4
9 Walsall 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 4
10 Cheltenham Town 2 1 0 1 4 2 2 3
11 Scunthorpe United 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 3
12 Newport County 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 3
13 Crawley Town 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1 3
14 Carlisle United 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 3
15 Morecambe 2 1 0 1 2 6 -4 3
16 Bradford City 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
17 Mansfield Town 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 2
18 Barrow AFC 2 0 1 1 2 3 -1 1
19 Exeter City 2 0 1 1 2 4 -2 1
20 Tranmere Rovers 2 0 1 1 0 3 -3 1
21 Bolton Wanderers 2 0 0 2 0 3 -3 0
22 Oldham Athletic 2 0 0 2 0 4 -4 0
23 Grimsby Town 2 0 0 2 0 5 -5 0
24 Southend United 2 0 0 2 0 6 -6 0
England - League 1
Qualification for League Two play-offs
England - National League

Bradford City

Colchester United

  • Pd
  • W
  • D
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  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Pd
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • Pts
  • Rank
  • Overall Record
  • 2
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 2
  • 16
  • 2
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 4
  • 6
  • Away Record
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 16
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 3
  • 6
  • Home Record
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 16
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
  • 6
  • Home
  • Away
  • Overall
  • Home
  • Away
  • Overall
  • Goal for
  • 0
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 2
  • Average Goal For
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 2
  • 0
  • 2
  • Goal Against
  • 0
  • 2
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • Pd
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  • Pts
  • Rank
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  • Last 8 Overall
  • 8
  • 2
  • 2
  • 4
  • 2
  • 16
  • 8
  • 3
  • 1
  • 4
  • 4
  • 6
  • Last 5 Away
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 2
  • 16
  • 5
  • 1
  • 1
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  • 4
  • 6
  • Last 5 Home
  • 5
  • 2
  • 2
  • 1
  • 2
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  • 5
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  • 0
  • 2
  • 4
  • 6

Recent Head-to-Head Results

12-Sep-2020
Bradford City 0-0 Colchester United
21-Jan-2020
Colchester United 0-0 Bradford City
01-Mar-2016
Bradford City 1-2 Colchester United
29-Sep-2015
Colchester United 2-0 Bradford City
31-Jan-2015
Bradford City 1-1 Colchester United
20-Sep-2014
Colchester United 0-0 Bradford City

Bradford City Last 5 Games

19/09/2020
Forest Green Rovers 2-2 Bradford City
D
15/09/2020
Bradford City 0-5 Lincoln City
L
12/09/2020
Bradford City 0-0 Colchester United
D
08/09/2020
Doncaster Rovers 4-1 Bradford City
L
05/09/2020
Bolton Wanderers 1-2 Bradford City
W

Colchester United Last 5 Games

19/09/2020
Colchester United 2-0 Bolton Wanderers
W
12/09/2020
Bradford City 0-0 Colchester United
D
08/09/2020
Portsmouth 2-0 Colchester United
L
05/09/2020
Reading 3-1 Colchester United
L
22/06/2020
Exeter City 3-1 Colchester United
L

Lineups

Bradford City
(3-4-3)
Colchester United
(4-2-3-1)
  • 1. R. O'Donnell

  • 21. R. Staunton Yellow Card

  • 6. A. O'Connor

  • 23. C. Wood

  • 4. P. O'Connor

  • 32. D. Mottley-Henry

    73'
  • 8. C. Cooke

    78'
  • 18. E. Watt

  • 16. B. Clarke

  • 9. L. Novak

  • 28. K. Guthrie

    74'

Substitutes

  • 13. S. Hornby

  • 3. J. Longridge

  • 0. B. Richards-Everton

  • 15. T. French

  • 11. Z. Ismail

  • 7. H. Pritchard

  • 10. C. Donaldson

  • 1. D. Gerken

  • 18. T. Eastman Yellow Card

  • 2. M. Welch-Hayes Yellow Card

  • 5. T. Smith

  • 3. C. Bramall

  • 8. H. Pell

  • 24. B. Stevenson

  • 14. N. Chilvers

  • 10. J. Brown

  • 26. L. Gambin

    67'
  • 23. K. Poku

    85'

Substitutes

  • 29. S. George

  • 6. O. Sowunmi

  • 7. C. Senior

  • 17. M. Scarlett

  • 33. M. Miranda

  • 34. S. Tovide

  • 12. P. Cowan-Hall

Live Match Stats

Bradford City Bradford City
Colchester United Colchester United
6
Corners
5
3
Shots On Target
2
62
Possession
38
1
Yellow Cards
3
0
Red Cards
0
14
Shots Off Target
9
139
Attacks
89
74
Dangerous
46

Statistics

Bradford City Bradford City
Colchester United Colchester United
2
Games Played
2

Results

Bradford City Bradford City
Colchester United Colchester United
0
Wins
1
2
Draws
1
0
Lossed
0

Goal Scoring

Bradford City Bradford City
Colchester United Colchester United
2
Goals Scored
2
1.00
Average Goals Per Game
1.00
0
More > 2.5 Goals
0
0
More > 3 Goals
0
0
Won More > 1 Goal
1

Other

Bradford City Bradford City
Colchester United Colchester United
2
Goals Conceded
0
1
Did Not Score
1
0
Both Teams Scored
0
1
Clean Sheets
2
0
Won Without Conceding
1

Bradford City v Colchester United

    Bradford City 0 - 0 Colchester United - Match Report

    Date published: 9/12/2020 8:35:14 PM

    Bradford City 0 - 0 Colchester United - Match Report

    Colchester hold Bradford to goalless draw

    New manager Steve Ball saw his Colchester side earn a 0-0 draw with a battling performance at Bradford in his first league match in charge.

    Bradford had the better chances in the first half, with three of them falling to experienced striker Lee Novak.

    Novak saw his close-range shot saved by keeper Dean Gerken in the sixth minute and when the ball came back to him his second shot was blocked.

    He then headed over from close range in the 25th minute from Dylan Mottley-Henry’s cross and defender Anthony O’Connor also saw his close-range header clear the bar in the 35th minute.

    Colchester came into the game before half-time and Kwame Poku saw a shot blocked after being set up by Jevani Brown, while Harry Pell saw his shot from outside the box blocked by the Bradford defence.

    Chances were in short supply in a scrappy second half. Luke Gambin tested Bradford keeper Richard O’Donnell with an angled shot after breaking away down the left in the 62nd minute.

    Bradford substitute Clayton Donaldson saw his 20-yard effort blocked in the 81st minute before Tom Eastman almost snatched a win for Colchester when he headed wide in the 86th minute after being left unmarked from a corner.

    Lineups

    Colchester United

    ( 4-2-3-1 )

    • 1. D. Gerken

    • 18. T. Eastman Yellow Card

    • 2. M. Welch-Hayes Yellow Card

    • 5. T. Smith

    • 3. C. Bramall

    • 8. H. Pell

    • 24. B. Stevenson

    • 14. N. Chilvers

    • 10. J. Brown

    • 26. L. Gambin

      67'
    • 23. K. Poku

      85'

    Substitutes

    • 29. S. George

    • 6. O. Sowunmi

    • 7. C. Senior

    • 17. M. Scarlett

    • 33. M. Miranda

    • 34. S. Tovide

    • 12. P. Cowan-Hall