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Colchester United 2-1 Chesterfield

Colchester extended their unbeaten league run after coming from behind to beat Chesterfield in League One.

Sam Clucas fired past Sam Walker from close range to put the visitors in front inside a minute.

Substitute Rhys Healey made an immediate impact when he equalised with a fine finish from Sanchez Watt's pass, as the U's looked to fight back.

Freddie Sears fired into the top corner from the edge of the penalty area to seal the win for the home side.

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 1Walker
  • 39Hewitt
  • 26KentSubstituted forOkuonghaeat 5'minutes
  • 18Eastman
  • 20Clohessy
  • 24MoncurSubstituted forHealeyat 45'minutes
  • 38Fox
  • 8GilbeyBooked at 34mins
  • 21Massey
  • 11Sears
  • 7Watt

Substitutes

  • 3Gordon
  • 4Okuonghae
  • 6Eastmond
  • 12Lewington
  • 19Healey
  • 27Bonne
  • 28Szmodics

Chesterfield

  • 1Lee
  • 2Darikwa
  • 23Evatt
  • 29Margreitter
  • 3Jones
  • 8Ryan
  • 5MorsyBooked at 74mins
  • 10O'SheaSubstituted forGardnerat 88'minutes
  • 24BanksSubstituted forJohnsonat 61'minutes
  • 12Clucas
  • 17Doyle

Substitutes

  • 7Gardner
  • 15Humphreys
  • 16Raglan
  • 18Boco
  • 26Johnson
  • 27Lamb
  • 30Hunt
Referee:
Darren Sheldrake
Attendance:
2,718

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamChesterfield
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away10
Shots on Target
Home4
Away7
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home6
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Colchester United 2, Chesterfield 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Colchester United 2, Chesterfield 1.

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Sam Walker.

Attempt saved. Dan Gardner (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Attempt saved. Dan Gardner (Chesterfield) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Sanchez Watt (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Daniel Jones (Chesterfield).

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Dan Gardner replaces Jay O'Shea.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 2, Chesterfield 1. Freddie Sears (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Gavin Massey.

Sanchez Watt (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ian Evatt (Chesterfield).

Corner, Chesterfield. Conceded by Magnus Okuonghae.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Freddie Sears (Colchester United) because of an injury.

Georg Margreitter (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rhys Healey (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) is shown the yellow card.

Sanchez Watt (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Foul by Elliott Hewitt (Colchester United).

Jay O'Shea (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Magnus Okuonghae (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Georg Margreitter.

Attempt saved. Freddie Sears (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Jay O'Shea.

Substitution

Substitution, Chesterfield. Daniel Johnson replaces Oliver Banks.

Attempt missed. Rhys Healey (Colchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Oliver Banks (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Sanchez Watt (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Sam Morsy (Chesterfield) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 1, Chesterfield 1. Rhys Healey (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sanchez Watt.

Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sam Morsy (Chesterfield).

Second Half

Second Half begins Colchester United 0, Chesterfield 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Rhys Healey replaces George Moncur.

Half Time

First Half ends, Colchester United 0, Chesterfield 1.

Jimmy Ryan (Chesterfield) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City1495030151532
2Peterborough148242214826
3Preston1274123111225
4MK Dons1272327151223
5Notts County136522012823
6Sheff Utd137242118323
7Swindon1264225151022
8Oldham145722116522
9Rochdale136252315820
10Chesterfield135442320319
11Fleetwood145451513219
12Bradford145451818019
13Crawley145271323-1017
14Colchester144461920-116
15Leyton Orient133641515015
16Barnsley134362022-215
17Doncaster124261220-814
18Port Vale143471723-613
19Gillingham143471320-713
20Coventry143471523-813
21Yeovil143471223-1113
22Crewe144191230-1813
23Walsall142661115-412
24Scunthorpe143381728-1112
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