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Colchester United 1-2 Port Vale

Adam Yates
Full-back Yates has played over 180 matches for Port Vale since 2009

Strikes from Mark Marshall and Colin Daniel helped Port Vale secure their first away since August at Colchester.

After a goalless first half winger Marshall netted by meeting Adam Yates's cross before turning provider for substitute Daniel, who scored less than a minute after coming on.

Freddie Sears scored from two yards out for Colchester with 12 minutes to play to set up a nervy finale.

However, Vale held on to earn a second successive League One victory.

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 1Walker
  • 39HewittBooked at 66mins
  • 26Kent
  • 18EastmanBooked at 90mins
  • 20Clohessy
  • 24Moncur
  • 38FoxSubstituted forSzmodicsat 67'minutes
  • 21Massey
  • 11Sears
  • 7Watt
  • 19HealeySubstituted forBonneat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Gordon
  • 6Eastmond
  • 12Lewington
  • 16Lawrence
  • 22Lokko
  • 27Bonne
  • 28Szmodics

Port Vale

  • 1NealBooked at 75mins
  • 2Yates
  • 6Duffy
  • 26Streete
  • 5McGivernBooked at 74mins
  • 7Birchall
  • 10Lines
  • 15O'ConnorBooked at 90mins
  • 20MarshallBooked at 73minsSubstituted forDoddsat 78'minutes
  • 33N'GuessanSubstituted forDanielat 59'minutes
  • 9Williamson

Substitutes

  • 8Dodds
  • 12Johnson
  • 14Daniel
  • 17Brown
  • 21Veseli
  • 25Slew
  • 27Panayiotou
Referee:
Trevor Kettle
Attendance:
3,571

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamPort Vale
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home16
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Colchester United 1, Port Vale 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Colchester United 1, Port Vale 2.

Foul by Tom Eastman (Colchester United).

Chris Lines (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Elliott Hewitt (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Colin Daniel (Port Vale).

Foul by Adam Yates (Port Vale).

Freddie Sears (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ben Williamson (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United).

Booking

Michael O'Connor (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Michael O'Connor (Port Vale).

Sean Clohessy (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Gavin Massey (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Attempt blocked. Sanchez Watt (Colchester United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by Louis Dodds (Port Vale).

Sean Clohessy (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Elliott Hewitt.

Chris Birchall (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Clohessy (Colchester United).

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

Goal!

Goal! Colchester United 1, Port Vale 2. Freddie Sears (Colchester United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Port Vale. Louis Dodds replaces Mark Marshall.

Ben Williamson (Port Vale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Clohessy (Colchester United).

Booking

Chris Neal (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Ryan McGivern (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Mark Marshall (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Mark Marshall (Port Vale).

George Moncur (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by George Moncur.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Gavin Massey (Colchester United) hits the left post with a header from the left side of the box following a corner.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Richard Duffy.

Attempt blocked. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Chris Lines (Port Vale).

Freddie Sears (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Sammie Szmodics replaces David Fox.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City16106033171636
2Preston1594228161231
3MK Dons1483329161327
4Rochdale1582529151426
5Swindon1575331191226
6Notts County157532214826
7Peterborough168262519626
8Sheff Utd158252219326
9Oldham166732318525
10Fleetwood166461816222
11Chesterfield165562324-120
12Barnsley155462324-119
13Port Vale165472224-219
14Bradford165472022-219
15Crawley165471525-1019
16Walsall164661416-218
17Doncaster145361421-718
18Colchester164572224-217
19Coventry164572027-717
20Leyton Orient163761722-516
21Scunthorpe164391930-1115
22Gillingham163581422-814
23Yeovil163581226-1414
24Crewe1642101332-1914
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