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Colchester United 0-0 Rotherham United

Sanchez Watt

Colchester striker Sanchez Watt had a goal disallowed and hit the bar as his side earned a point against promotion-chasing Rotherham.

Watt turned the ball over the line in the 33rd minute but the effort was ruled out for a foul on Millers keeper Adam Collin by Clinton Morrison.

In a game of few chances, Alex Revell had the visitors' best chance late on but he was denied by Sam Walker.

The point meant Rotherham missed the chance to move up to fourth spot.

It was also the first time the Millers had failed to score in a match in 2014.

Colchester United boss Joe Dunne told BBC Essex:

"It's a good point. I'm very pleased with the performance.

"All I said to them was I want you to go out and do what you've done in the last few games.

"If that means a positive result, great. If it's a negative result - as long as I get a performance and we compete.

"We've stopped the rot and it's a very good point."

Line-ups

Colchester

  • 44Walker
  • 20Wilson
  • 3Dickson
  • 15BeanBooked at 35mins
  • 18Eastman
  • 4Okuonghae
  • 21MasseySubstituted forVoseat 78'minutes
  • 2Wright
  • 9Morrison
  • 11SearsSubstituted forBonneat 70'minutes
  • 7Sanchez WattSubstituted forOlufemiat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Cousins
  • 6Eastmond
  • 12Sanderson
  • 23Olufemi
  • 25Vose
  • 39Sesay
  • 41Bonne

Rotherham

  • 21Collin
  • 27Tavernier
  • 3Skarz
  • 8FrecklingtonSubstituted forBradleyat 88'minutes
  • 25Addison
  • 20Morgan
  • 22Agard
  • 36SmallwoodSubstituted forO'Connorat 69'minutes
  • 28VuckicSubstituted forAdamsat 65'minutes
  • 9Revell
  • 18Pringle

Substitutes

  • 1Shearer
  • 2Brindley
  • 10O'Connor
  • 14Bradley
  • 15Milsom
  • 35Hitchcock
  • 37Adams
Referee:
Brendan Malone
Attendance:
2,655

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home4
Away14
Shots on Target
Home0
Away5
Corners
Home6
Away7
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Colchester United 0, Rotherham United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Colchester United 0, Rotherham United 0.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Dominic Vose (Colchester United).

  4. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Tosin Olufemi replaces Sanchez Watt.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Marcus Bean.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Rotherham United. Mark Bradley replaces Lee Frecklington because of an injury.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by David Wright.

  8. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Clinton Morrison.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by David Wright.

  10. Post update

    Marcus Bean (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by James Tavernier (Rotherham United).

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Eastman (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by James Tavernier.

  14. Post update

    Dominic Vose (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Nicky Adams (Rotherham United).

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nicky Adams (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Dominic Vose replaces Gavin Massey.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Craig Morgan (Rotherham United) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left.

  19. Post update

    Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Marcus Bean.

  20. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Lee Frecklington (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves32217457203770
2Leyton Orient34217668333570
3Brentford32207554312367
4Preston341713448341464
5Rotherham341711664432162
6Peterborough33164135144752
7Swindon34138135145647
8Walsall331211103833547
9MK Dons34137144846246
10Sheff Utd33128133638-244
11Port Vale33134164452-843
12Bradford33914104541441
13Crawley2991283437-339
14Coventry32139105956338
15Oldham34108163948-938
16Gillingham34115184357-1438
17Carlisle33107163754-1737
18Colchester32812123741-436
19Tranmere3399154057-1736
20Bristol City34714134956-735
21Crewe3498173863-2535
22Shrewsbury33711153143-1232
23Stevenage3395193353-2032
24Notts County3493224261-1930
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