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Swindon Town 2-3 Colchester United

Sammie Szmodics
The Swindon defence can only watch on as Sammie Szmodics scores the winner

Colchester moved above Swindon into fifth in League Two thanks to an enthralling win at the County Ground.

Kaiyne Woolery pounced on a loose ball in the box to put the Robins ahead but Frankie Kent lashed home a corner to level with the last kick of the half.

The U's then led when Mikael Mandron headed in Kyel Reid's free-kick.

Kellan Gordon made it 2-2 when a corner was not cleared, but Sammie Szmodics beat a man to drill in his 10th goal of the season for Colchester to triumph.

David Flitcroft's Swindon have now lost five games in a row in all competitions and could fall to 11th after Saturday's fixtures.

Line-ups

Swindon

  • 1Vigouroux
  • 2PurkissSubstituted forKnoyleat 46'minutes
  • 6Lancashire
  • 4Preston
  • 14Iandolo
  • 7Mullin
  • 16Linganzi
  • 31Taylor
  • 18McDermottSubstituted forGordonat 68'minutes
  • 22Woolery
  • 30AndersonSubstituted forGoddardat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Robertson
  • 8Dunne
  • 10Goddard
  • 11Brophy
  • 12Henry
  • 20Gordon
  • 24Knoyle

Colchester

  • 1Walker
  • 2Jackson
  • 18Eastman
  • 6KentBooked at 6mins
  • 22Vincent-Young
  • 14Comley
  • 4Lapslie
  • 17ReidSubstituted forMurrayat 83'minutes
  • 7Wright
  • 19Mandron
  • 10SzmodicsBooked at 82minsSubstituted forOdelusiat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Kpekawa
  • 16Murray
  • 21Hanlan
  • 24Slater
  • 27Odelusi
  • 29Gilmartin
  • 35James
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
6,020

Match Stats

Home TeamSwindonAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Swindon Town 2, Colchester United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Swindon Town 2, Colchester United 3.

Attempt missed. Sanmi Odelusi (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town).

Tom Lapslie (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Ellis Iandolo.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Sanmi Odelusi replaces Sammie Szmodics.

Foul by Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town).

Tom Eastman (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Sean Murray (Colchester United).

Foul by Matt Preston (Swindon Town).

Sean Murray (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Sean Murray replaces Kyel Reid.

Attempt missed. Matthew Taylor (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

John Goddard (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Jackson (Colchester United).

Booking

Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Kaiyne Woolery (Swindon Town).

Kyel Reid (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Colchester United 3. Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Drey Wright.

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 2, Colchester United 2. Kellan Gordon (Swindon Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal following a corner.

Corner, Swindon Town. Conceded by Tom Lapslie.

Foul by Matt Preston (Swindon Town).

Mikael Mandron (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Oliver Lancashire.

Attempt missed. John Goddard (Swindon Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Swindon Town. Kellan Gordon replaces Donal McDermott.

Attempt missed. Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Mikael Mandron (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town).

Goal!

Goal! Swindon Town 1, Colchester United 2. Mikael Mandron (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kyel Reid following a set piece situation.

Foul by Amine Linganzi (Swindon Town).

Kyel Reid (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Oliver Lancashire (Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United).

(Swindon Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Frankie Kent (Colchester United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton21126349193042
2Notts County21126336211542
3Accrington20114532221037
4Exeter2111372925436
5Colchester2210573226635
6Wycombe219753829934
7Lincoln City219662619733
8Coventry219572114732
9Mansfield218853025532
10Swindon2110293228432
11Grimsby219572526-132
12Newport218763025531
13Cambridge218581725-829
14Carlisle217773130128
15Cheltenham217682829-127
16Stevenage217682631-527
17Crawley216691923-424
18Morecambe215791725-822
19Port Vale2163122131-1021
20Yeovil2155112740-1320
21Chesterfield2155112538-1320
22Crewe2162132135-1420
23Forest Green2155112340-1720
24Barnet2145122231-917
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