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Fleetwood Town 4-0 Colchester United

Fleetwood Town hammered Colchester United in League One, thanks to two goals in each half at Highbury.

The hosts took the lead when Jimmy Ryan smashed in a powerful effort from 25 yards before David Ball made it 2-0 with a deflected effort.

Amari'i Bell crossed home for Jamie Proctor to make it 3-0 after the break.

Substitute George Elokobi nearly scored a consolation for the visitors before Fleetwood striker Jamille Matt finished from Bell's cross late on.

Line-ups

Fleetwood

  • 1Maxwell
  • 2McLaughlin
  • 4Jordan
  • 3Andrew
  • 12Hornby-ForbesBooked at 47mins
  • 8Ryan
  • 11Della Verde
  • 18SarcevicSubstituted forSowerbyat 88'minutes
  • 7Bell
  • 9Proctor
  • 23BallSubstituted forMattat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Matt
  • 14Grant
  • 17McManus
  • 25Cartwright
  • 27Haughton
  • 28Sowerby
  • 41Arestidou

Colchester

  • 33Parish
  • 22Vincent-Young
  • 5Wynter
  • 18Eastman
  • 24BrindleySubstituted forElokobiat 57'minutes
  • 28AmbroseSubstituted forSembie-Ferrisat 50'minutes
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forSzmodicsat 70'minutes
  • 8Gilbey
  • 10Moncur
  • 19BonneBooked at 39mins
  • 11Massey

Substitutes

  • 3Briggs
  • 6Elokobi
  • 7Wright
  • 12Lewington
  • 15Kent
  • 17Szmodics
  • 21Sembie-Ferris
Referee:
Chris Kavanagh
Attendance:
2,888

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away15
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Fleetwood Town 4, Colchester United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 4, Colchester United 0.

Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).

Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Alex Gilbey.

Attempt saved. Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jack Sowerby replaces Antoni Sarcevic.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 4, Colchester United 0. Jamille Matt (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Amari'i Bell with a cross.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town) because of an injury.

Lyle Della Verde (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Gilbey (Colchester United).

Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town).

Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Kane Vincent-Young.

Attempt saved. Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Colchester United).

Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Gilbey (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Alex Gilbey (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Sammie Szmodics replaces Joe Edwards.

Attempt blocked. George Elokobi (Colchester United) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jamille Matt replaces David Ball.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

Attempt blocked. Alex Wynter (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Danny Andrew (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Gavin Massey.

Attempt missed. Gavin Massey (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Attempt saved. David Ball (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

George Elokobi (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. George Elokobi replaces Richard Brindley.

Tyler Hornby-Forbes (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham431092710
2Walsall431073410
3Coventry430110469
4Sheff Utd43017529
5Burton43016429
6Swindon42209548
7Fleetwood42119547
8Rochdale42115237
9Chesterfield42115417
10Barnsley42115507
11Port Vale41306336
12Oldham41303216
13Wigan411234-14
14Scunthorpe411235-24
15Millwall411248-44
16Bury4031910-13
17Doncaster403114-33
18Peterborough410348-43
19Shrewsbury402246-22
20Crewe402258-32
21Southend402214-32
22Bradford402237-42
23Colchester402238-52
24Blackpool401338-51
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