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GillinghamGillingham1ColchesterColchester United0

Gillingham 1-0 Colchester United

Dominic Samuel
Dominic Samuel has scored four goals for Gillingham since joining them from Reading in November

Colchester slipped to their ninth consecutive league defeat as Dominic Samuel won the game for Gillingham.

Tom Eastman came close for the visitors in the first half before Gillingham's Jake Hessenthaler shot over the bar.

Luke Norris hit the side netting and headed wide after the break as the Gills began to dominate play.

Samuel then tapped in John Egan's cross from close range to secure their fourth consecutive league victory and keep them third in the League One table.

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 2Jackson
  • 4Egan
  • 5Ehmer
  • 3GarmstonBooked at 79mins
  • 44WrightSubstituted forLoftat 45'minutes
  • 15Morris
  • 8Hessenthaler
  • 23DackSubstituted forMcGlashanat 80'minutes
  • 17DonnellySubstituted forNorrisat 45'minutes
  • 14Samuel

Substitutes

  • 7Loft
  • 11McGlashan
  • 12Morris
  • 16Osadebe
  • 19Norris
  • 35List
  • 50Oshilaja

Colchester

  • 33Parish
  • 24Brindley
  • 18Eastman
  • 6Elokobi
  • 3BriggsBooked at 90mins
  • 8Gilbey
  • 10Moncur
  • 4EdwardsSubstituted forGarvanat 81'minutes
  • 11MasseyBooked at 57minsSubstituted forHarriottat 76'minutes
  • 45Sordell
  • 9PorterSubstituted forWrightat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Garvan
  • 5Wynter
  • 7Wright
  • 19Bonne
  • 25Barnes
  • 28Ambrose
  • 31Harriott
Referee:
Iain Williamson
Attendance:
7,109

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Gillingham 1, Colchester United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Gillingham 1, Colchester United 0.

  3. Booking

    Matthew Briggs (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  4. Post update

    Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Briggs (Colchester United).

  6. Post update

    Callum Harriott (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Doug Loft (Gillingham).

  8. Post update

    Luke Norris (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Alex Gilbey (Colchester United).

  10. Post update

    Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Owen Garvan (Colchester United).

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marvin Sordell (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Ryan Jackson (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Marvin Sordell (Colchester United).

  16. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marvin Sordell (Colchester United) header from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. John Egan (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by George Elokobi (Colchester United).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Drey Wright replaces Chris Porter.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Walsall23146340192148
2Burton23153531191248
3Gillingham24145546291747
4Coventry24128441241744
5Wigan23117534211340
6Peterborough24114949361337
7Southend2310763127437
8Sheff Utd2310673731636
9Millwall2310493532334
10Bradford229762423134
11Port Vale249692827133
12Bury239683335-233
13Rochdale238782927231
14Scunthorpe2494112730-331
15Doncaster248792833-531
16Swindon2484123339-628
17Shrewsbury2475123035-526
18Blackpool2374122132-1125
19Barnsley2373133240-824
20Chesterfield2473142640-1424
21Fleetwood2365123034-423
22Oldham2231182435-1120
23Crewe2355132339-1620
24Colchester2455143358-2520
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