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Swindon Town 1-2 Colchester United

Colchester United recorded their third consecutive win in League One with a narrow victory at Swindon Town.

George Moncur gave the U's an early lead from 12 yards, but Wes Thomas fired in a leveller from close range.

United retook the lead as Callum Harriott collected Marvin Sordell's pass and slotted past Ty Belford.

Nicky Ajose hit the post and Raphael Branco had a late header cleared off the line for the Robins, but Colchester clung on to secure the three points.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 25Belford
  • 29Branco
  • 5Williams
  • 6Turnbull
  • 32Ojamaa
  • 8KasimSubstituted forBrophyat 61'minutes
  • 18Thompson
  • 7Traore
  • 4RobertSubstituted forBalmyat 76'minutes
  • 10Ajose
  • 14ThomasSubstituted forHyltonat 27'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 3Ormonde-Ottewill
  • 15Brophy
  • 19Balmy
  • 24Hylton
  • 26Rodgers
  • 27Barry

Colchester

  • 12Jones
  • 14Olufemi
  • 18Eastman
  • 15Kent
  • 3Briggs
  • 4EdwardsBooked at 65mins
  • 2Garvan
  • 11Massey
  • 10MoncurSubstituted forGilbeyat 79'minutes
  • 31HarriottSubstituted forAmbroseat 74'minutes
  • 45SordellSubstituted forBonneat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Elokobi
  • 8Gilbey
  • 9Porter
  • 19Bonne
  • 21Sembie-Ferris
  • 28Ambrose
  • 33Parish
Referee:
Oliver Langford
Attendance:
6,687

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home12
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away8
Fouls
Home7
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 1, Colchester United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 1, Colchester United 2.

Foul by Jordan Williams (Swindon Town).

Gavin Massey (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Jamie Jones.

Attempt blocked. Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Frankie Kent.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Macauley Bonne replaces Marvin Sordell.

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

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Tom Eastman (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Jordan Williams (Swindon Town) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Alex Gilbey replaces George Moncur.

Nicky Ajose (Swindon Town) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Jeremy Balmy replaces Fabien Robert.

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darren Ambrose (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Frankie Kent (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Darren Ambrose replaces Callum Harriott because of an injury.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Tyrell Belford.

Gavin Massey (Colchester United) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Frankie Kent.

Jermaine Hylton (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Tom Eastman (Colchester United).

Booking

Joe Edwards (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Fabien Robert (Swindon Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Colchester United).

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Harriott (Colchester United).

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

Attempt saved. Jordan Turnbull (Swindon Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Tom Eastman.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. James Brophy replaces Yaser Kasim.

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Owen Garvan (Colchester United).

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Jordan Williams.

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

Drissa Traoré (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by George Moncur (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Raphael Rossi Branco (Swindon Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton9702127521
2Walsall9531156918
3Gillingham9522148617
4Coventry95131610616
5Bury94411713416
6Sheff Utd95131714316
7Rochdale9423128414
8Barnsley94231312114
9Wigan94231211114
10Colchester93421517-213
11Millwall94141214-213
12Port Vale93331110112
13Southend933399012
14Peterborough93241413111
15Chesterfield93241313011
16Shrewsbury932499011
17Swindon93241415-111
18Bradford9243913-410
19Fleetwood9234131309
20Oldham9162812-49
21Scunthorpe9225812-48
22Doncaster9144511-67
23Crewe9135916-76
24Blackpool9126617-115
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