Walsall 0-1 Colchester

04 September 2010 05:41
Andy Bond scored a late winner for Colchester as Walsall crashed to the their second home defeat in a week.Bond was left unmarked at the far post to head in a perfect cross from Brian Wilson with seven minutes left. [LNB]Darren Byfield should have salvaged a point when he burst through the middle and rounded keeper Mark Cousins, but he drove his shot over from an angle. [LNB]The U's deserved the victory and substitute Kayode Odejayi shot wide from a good position before the winner. [LNB][LNB]Colchester United manager John Ward told BBC Essex: "I'm delighted with the boys. We talked about the late goals (we had been conceding) again in our build-up to this game and said it's going to be an issue if it continues.[LNB] [LNB][LNB] "We found a late goal ourselves, which we've done before at Rochdale, and we've defended stoutly all day I think. [LNB]"Obviously the home team have had a chance or two, but in the main the defending by the team has been excellent." [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 4 September 2010[LNB] Npower League One[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Walsall 0-1 Colchester FT (HT 0-0) Bond 83 Walsall 01 Brain 02 Westlake 04 McDonald 03 Lescott 06 Smith 08 Richards yellow card 12 Marshall 18 Gray (Byfield 72) 10 Macken 15 Paterson 22 Reid Substitutes 21 Bevan, 05 Lancashire, 16 Hickman, 20 Geddes, 24 Forde, 09 Byfield, 17 Bowerman Colchester 12 Cousins 04 Okuonghae 05 Baldwin 20 Wilson 23 Tierney 10 Izzet 14 Bond 17 Perkins 22 Wordsworth 16 Henderson (Odejayi 62) 19 Mooney (White 85 yellow card) Substitutes 35 Pentney, 03 Beevers, 25 White, 28 Heath, 26 James, 07 Vincent, 15 Odejayi Ref: EvansAtt: 3,416 WALSALL COLCHESTER Possession Walsall 65% Colchester 35% Attempts on target Walsall 3 Colchester 3 Attempts off target Walsall 3 Colchester 5 Corners Walsall 4 Colchester 3 Fouls Walsall 13 Colchester 9 Final Result 94:09 The final whistle is blown by the referee. Full Time 90:00+2:54 Matthew Richards concedes a free kick for a foul on Kemal Izzet. Mark Cousins takes the free kick. 90:00+2:26 Corner taken right-footed by Darren Byfield. 87:47 Effort from inside the area by Darren Byfield misses to the right of the target. 86:57 Kemal Izzet fouled by Jonathan Macken, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Cousins takes the free kick. 86:32 Booking John White receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. 86:20 John White challenges Jamie Paterson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Lescott takes the direct free kick. 84:55 Brian Wilson challenges Reuben Reid unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Marshall, Mark Cousins makes a save. 84:11 Substitution David Mooney leaves the field to be replaced by John White. 83:45 Clayton McDonald challenges Andy Bond unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Mooney. 82:29 Assist by Brian Wilson. 82:29 GOAL - Andy Bond:Walsall 0 - 1 Colchester Andy Bond finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Walsall 0-1 Colchester. 80:41 Darren Byfield has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal. 76:34 Shot by Kayode Odejayi from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target. 75:12 Corner from left by-line crossed in by Anthony Wordsworth, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon Brain by Kayode Odejayi. Free kick taken by Jon Brain. 73:23 Darren Byfield takes a shot. Save made by Mark Cousins. 71:14 Substitution Darren Byfield replaces Julian Gray. 63:15 Shot from just outside the box by Kemal Izzet goes over the crossbar. 61:41 Substitution Kayode Odejayi comes on in place of Ian Henderson. 60:43 Anthony Wordsworth produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Emmanuele Smith. 60:43 Booking Matthew Richards receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. 60:34 Unfair challenge on David Perkins by Matthew Richards results in a free kick. 59:28 Reuben Reid takes a shot. Brian Wilson gets a block in. 57:09 Unfair challenge on Julian Gray by Kemal Izzet results in a free kick. Aaron Lescott restarts play with the free kick. 56:23 The offside flag is raised against Reuben Reid. Mark Cousins takes the free kick. 55:48 Unfair challenge on Ian Henderson by Matthew Richards results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kemal Izzet. 52:30 Corner taken right-footed by Ian Henderson to the near post, Emmanuele Smith makes a clearance. 51:37 Free kick awarded for a foul by Julian Gray on Andy Bond. Free kick crossed left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, Emmanuele Smith makes a clearance. 51:15 Brian Wilson takes a shot. Blocked by Clayton McDonald. 48:05 The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Jon Brain. 47:24 Unfair challenge on Brian Wilson by Jamie Paterson results in a free kick. Mark Cousins restarts play with the free kick. 45:54 The assistant referee signals for offside against David Mooney. Direct free kick taken by Darryl Westlake. 45:07 Foul by Marc Tierney on Jamie Paterson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Matthew Richards. 45:01 The referee starts the second half. Half Time 45:00+1:07 The referee calls an end to the first half. 42:30 Handball decision goes against Jonathan Macken. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick. 40:53 Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andy Bond, Matthew Richards makes a clearance. 40:14 The official flags Reuben Reid offside. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick. 38:16 Foul by Emmanuele Smith on David Mooney, free kick awarded. Ian Henderson fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. 33:15 Reuben Reid is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 32:59 The referee blows for offside. Aaron Lescott takes the direct free kick. 31:29 Long distance shot from Jonathan Macken misses to the left of the net. 29:34 Kemal Izzet gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jamie Paterson. Darryl Westlake takes the direct free kick. 28:09 Corner from right by-line crossed in by Paul Marshall, Jonathan Macken gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Cousins. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 27:19 Corner taken by Paul Marshall, Pat Baldwin makes a clearance. 26:37 Emmanuele Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Brian Wilson. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick. 26:00 Unfair challenge on Paul Marshall by Kemal Izzet results in a free kick. Matthew Richards takes the free kick. 24:13 Anthony Wordsworth is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Jon Brain. 23:04 Kemal Izzet takes a shot from a long way out clearing the bar. 22:21 Jonathan Macken is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Mark Cousins restarts play with the free kick. 21:58 Ian Henderson takes a shot. Save by Jon Brain. 21:02 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kemal Izzet by Julian Gray. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins. 18:40 The referee blows for offside against David Mooney. Free kick taken by Jon Brain. 17:01 The ball is swung over by David Perkins, save made by Jon Brain. 12:42 Paul Marshall takes a corner. 9:55 Jamie Paterson challenges Marc Tierney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Marc Tierney takes the direct free kick. 8:16 Reuben Reid is ruled offside. Mark Cousins restarts play with the free kick. 7:17 Foul by Darryl Westlake on Ian Henderson, free kick awarded. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Ian Henderson from left wing, clearance made by Emmanuele Smith. 6:25 Clayton McDonald fouled by Anthony Wordsworth, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Richards produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Mark Cousins. 4:12 Handball by Jamie Paterson. Marc Tierney takes the free kick. 3:32 Jamie Paterson fouled by Ian Henderson, the ref awards a free kick. Darryl Westlake takes the free kick. 2:20 The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by David Perkins. 0:00 The match gets underway. 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