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Colchester United 0-4 Notts County

Notts County trounced Colchester to register back-to-back wins under manager Shaun Derry.

County went ahead through Jack Grealish, who fired past goalkeeper Sam Walker following Jamal Campbell-Ryce's low cross.

They doubled their lead when Morgan Fox slotted home from close range from Callum Ball's cross.

Callum McGregor and Gary Liddle then sealed victory for the Magpies in the final five minutes with late strikes.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Colchester United assistant manager Mark Kinsella told BBC Essex:

Mark Kinsella

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Post-match: U's assistant Kinsella

"Very disappointed. Obviously everyone expects you to beat bottom of the table when they come to your home ground. We did our homework on Notts County and unfortunately they are not as bad as they look.

"Once they go on the pitch it's down to the players. We've gone through it all, we've gone through them individually and as a team, the way they play. It's very disappointing when we don't put what we worked on [in training] on Saturday at three o'clock.

"We knew their main threats and we thought we'd dealt with them.

"We both (Joe Dunne and I) know the club means a lot. Performances like this don't help anyone. It hurts us as well as the players when we don't perform."

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 44Walker
  • 39TozerSubstituted forOlufemiat 67'minutes
  • 27Garbutt
  • 6EastmondBooked at 70minsSubstituted forBondat 73'minutes
  • 4OkuonghaeBooked at 38mins
  • 18Eastman
  • 41Bonne
  • 22Gilbey
  • 17Ibehre
  • 9Morrison
  • 3DicksonSubstituted forTurgottat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Cousins
  • 2Wright
  • 12Sanderson
  • 14Bond
  • 16Turgott
  • 23Olufemi
  • 25Vose

Notts County

  • 1Bialkowski
  • 24Freeman
  • 37Fox
  • 28BoucaudSubstituted forFotheringhamat 90'minutes
  • 3Sheehan
  • 6Leacock
  • 4LiddleBooked at 50mins
  • 8McGregorBooked at 72minsSubstituted forMurrayat 90+2'minutes
  • 38Ball
  • 20Campbell-Ryce
  • 7Grealish

Substitutes

  • 5Smith
  • 9Showunmi
  • 11Bell
  • 19Murray
  • 22Fotheringham
  • 23Speiss
  • 26Hollis
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
2,961

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home14
Away17
Shots on Target
Home6
Away12
Corners
Home1
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Colchester United 0, Notts County 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Colchester United 0, Notts County 4.
Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Sam Walker.
Attempt saved. Ronan Murray (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Ronan Murray replaces Callum McGregor.
Attempt saved. Callum Ball (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Mark Fotheringham replaces Andre Boucaud.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 0, Notts County 4. Gary Liddle (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Grealish with a cross.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 0, Notts County 3. Callum McGregor (Notts County) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Callum Ball (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.
Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Jack Grealish (Notts County) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.
Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Clinton Morrison.
Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Andrew Bond replaces Craig Eastmond.

Booking

Callum McGregor (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.
Craig Eastmond (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Callum McGregor (Notts County).

Booking

Craig Eastmond (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Craig Eastmond (Colchester United).
Andre Boucaud (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Blair Turgott (Colchester United).
Jack Grealish (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Tosin Olufemi replaces Ben Tozer.
Foul by Alan Sheehan (Notts County).
Ben Tozer (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Macauley Bonne.
Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Magnus Okuonghae.
Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Callum McGregor (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt saved. Callum McGregor (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Alan Sheehan.
Foul by Alan Sheehan (Notts County).
Clinton Morrison (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.
Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Tom Eastman.
Attempt saved. Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. Callum Ball (Notts County) right footed shot from very close range is too high.
Attempt missed. Magnus Okuonghae (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Booking

Gary Liddle (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Gary Liddle (Notts County).
Clinton Morrison (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Attempt saved. Craig Eastmond (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Second Half

Second Half begins Colchester United 0, Notts County 2.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Blair Turgott replaces Ryan Dickson.

Half Time

First Half ends, Colchester United 0, Notts County 2.
Attempt saved. Callum McGregor (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 0, Notts County 2. Morgan Fox (Notts County) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal.
Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Luke Garbutt (Colchester United).
Kieran Freeman (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Clinton Morrison (Colchester United).
Attempt saved. Gary Liddle (Notts County) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Magnus Okuonghae (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Magnus Okuonghae (Colchester United).
Callum McGregor (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Hand ball by Craig Eastmond (Colchester United).
Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.
goal

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