League One
FleetwoodFleetwood Town4ColchesterColchester United0

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

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Fleetwood Town 4, Colchester United 0.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Foul by Conor McLaughlin (Fleetwood Town).

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Alex Gilbey.

  6. Post update

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

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jack Sowerby replaces Antoni Sarcevic.

  8. 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.

  9. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

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

  12. Post update

    Foul by Alex Gilbey (Colchester United).

  13. Post update

    Foul by Antoni Sarcevic (Fleetwood Town).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Proctor (Fleetwood Town).

  16. Post update

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

  17. Post update

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

  18. Post update

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

  19. Post update

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

  20. Post update

    Foul by Gavin Massey (Colchester United).