Our prediction for this FA Cup match:
After defeating Stevenage in midweek, Colchester United will be looking to extend their winning run at home to four games when they take on Marine in the FA Cup round 1. The U’s have been climbing the League Two standings week by week, and given their impressive home record, it is no surprise bookies see them as hot favourites to win their FA Cup opener.
Marine, on the other hand, defeated the likes of Frickley, Runcorn Linnets, Nantwich, and Chester in the preliminary rounds, but Colchester are likely to pose a much bigger threat for the non-league side than their previous rivals. David faces Goliath at Colchester Community Stadium, and anything but a routine home win would be a major surprise. The two teams have never met before in the FA Cup. A man to watch in the home team will be Jamaica international Jevani Brown.