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Bury 5-2 Colchester United

Andrew Tutte
Andrew Tutte had not scored in 14 league appearances this season before his treble against Colchester

Andrew Tutte hit a hat-trick as Bury came from 2-0 down to thrash 10-man Colchester United.

The U's, who are now 10 points from safety, led through early strikes by Chris Porter and Gavin Massey.

But Tom Eastman was sent off on 33 minutes for a second caution and Ryan Lowe pulled a goal back with a header from the free-kick that followed.

Tutte slid in his first and made 3-2 with a deflected strike, with Craig Jones and Tutte sealing victory.

A remarkable burst of four goals in 12 second-half minutes began when Tutte netted twice inside a minute.

Jones made it 4-2 with a header from Tom Pope's cross and Tutte completed his treble for mid-table Bury with a strike from the edge of the box.

Bury manager David Flitcroft told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Flitcroft on Bury v Colchester

"This was a massive potential banana skin. I said to the players 'don't get complacent, make sure that we make it difficult for them' but all that went out of the window in the first 15-20 minutes.

"The players showed great resolve in coming back and we scored at a good time.

"The sending off was completely the right decision.

"We really took advantage of them only having 10 players."

Line-ups

Bury

  • 1Lawlor
  • 2Riley
  • 27Cameron
  • 5Clarke
  • 22PughSubstituted forHusseyat 45'minutes
  • 14Jones
  • 4Tutte
  • 19SoaresSubstituted forBrownat 45'minutes
  • 10Mayor
  • 9ClarkeSubstituted forPopeat 45'minutes
  • 15Lowe

Substitutes

  • 3Hussey
  • 8Mellis
  • 11Pope
  • 18O'Sullivan
  • 32Rose
  • 34Ruddy
  • 40Brown

Colchester

  • 33Parish
  • 22Vincent-Young
  • 18EastmanBooked at 33mins
  • 15Kent
  • 24BrindleyBooked at 61minsSubstituted forShoreyat 66'minutes
  • 11Massey
  • 4Edwards
  • 2Garvan
  • 28AmbroseSubstituted forHarneyat 35'minutes
  • 19Bonne
  • 9PorterSubstituted forMoncurat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Wright
  • 10Moncur
  • 16Akinwande
  • 20Lapslie
  • 25Barnes
  • 26Harney
  • 31Shorey
Referee:
Mark Brown
Attendance:
3,428

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away8
Fouls
Home16
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 5, Colchester United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 5, Colchester United 2.

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

Foul by Peter Clarke (Bury).

Attempt missed. Tom Pope (Bury) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

Owen Garvan (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Tom Pope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gavin Massey (Colchester United).

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Danny Mayor.

Attempt saved. Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Owen Garvan (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

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

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Joe Edwards.

Tom Pope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United).

Foul by Reece Brown (Bury).

Joe Edwards (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. George Moncur (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Nathan Cameron (Bury).

Joe Edwards (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Lowe (Bury).

Owen Garvan (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Owen Garvan (Colchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Nicky Shorey replaces Richard Brindley.

Foul by Danny Mayor (Bury).

Owen Garvan (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 5, Colchester United 2. Andrew Tutte (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

Booking

Richard Brindley (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Craig Jones (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Richard Brindley (Colchester United).

Ryan Lowe (Bury) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Frankie Kent (Colchester United).

Nathan Cameron (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Owen Garvan (Colchester United).

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. George Moncur replaces Chris Porter.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Chris Hussey.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 4, Colchester United 2. Craig Jones (Bury) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Tom Pope.

Foul by Tom Pope (Bury).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Wigan321611552302259
3Gillingham32177858391958
4Walsall31169649331657
5Millwall321651151401153
6Coventry311410755332252
7Sheff Utd32139104742548
8Bradford3113993734348
9Southend31138104138347
10Barnsley31143145044645
11Port Vale33129123537-245
12Peterborough31135135448644
13Scunthorpe31135133739-244
14Bury31127124251-943
15Swindon32126144950-142
16Rochdale31109124144-339
17Doncaster3199133541-636
18Blackpool3297163241-934
19Chesterfield32104184252-1034
20Fleetwood3089133638-233
21Shrewsbury3196163751-1433
22Oldham30514112941-1229
23Crewe32610163456-2228
24Colchester3258194078-3823
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