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Brian Howard produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
Jordan Obita finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 2-2 Portsmouth.Assist by Luke Rodgers.
Jordan Obita replaces Jack Compton.
Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth, Magnus Okuonghae gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Colchester 2-1 Portsmouth.Assist by Anthony Wordsworth.
Kevin Long is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Andy Bond joins the action as a substitute, replacing John-Joe O'Toole. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Corner taken left-footed by Liam Walker from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Brian Wilson.
(Colchester) makes a substitution, with Drey Wright coming on for Clinton Morrison.
Corner taken by Liam Walker, free kick awarded for a foul by Kevin Long on Magnus Okuonghae. Indirect free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Headed effort from close range by Anthony Wordsworth goes wide left of the goal.
The official flags Luke Rodgers offside. Mark Cousins restarts play with the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Matt Heath. Mikkel Andersen takes the indirect free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Luke Rodgers. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Brian Howard decides to take the corner short.
Liam Walker takes a shot. Save by Mark Cousins.
Liam Walker decides to take a short corner.
Mustapha Dumbuya has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
Effort by Freddie Sears from a long way out goes over the target.
The offside flag is raised against Izale McLeod. Mark Cousins takes the free kick.
Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Save made by Mikkel Andersen.
Marcus Bean gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jon Harley. Mikkel Andersen takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Compton by John-Joe O'Toole. John-Joe O'Toole booked for unsporting behaviour. Jack Compton takes the free kick.
Clinton Morrison gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Howard. Jon Harley restarts play with the free kick.
John-Joe O'Toole concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Compton. Free kick taken by Jon Harley.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Brian Howard from the right by-line, comfortable save by Mark Cousins.
The offside flag is raised against Brian Howard. Mark Cousins takes the indirect free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Mustapha Dumbuya. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Effort from just outside the penalty area by Liam Walker strikes the post.
Izale McLeod takes a shot. Save by Mark Cousins.
Michael Rose scores a goal from long range to the top right corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Portsmouth.
Corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, clearance by Adam Webster.
Foul by Jon Harley on Marcus Bean, free kick awarded. Anthony Wordsworth crosses the ball, John-Joe O'Toole has a header from close in and clears the crossbar.
Jack Compton produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.
Unfair challenge on Izale McLeod by Brian Wilson results in a free kick. Caution for Brian Wilson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jack Compton from left channel.
Brian Howard decides to take a short corner, Ian Henderson manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Webster on Freddie Sears. John-Joe O'Toole takes the free kick.
Lee Williamson goes off and Adam Webster comes on.
Corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, clearance made by Kevin Long.
Luke Rodgers finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 0-1 Portsmouth.Liam Walker provided the assist for the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mustapha Dumbuya by Freddie Sears. Free kick taken by Mikkel Andersen.
Corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, Liam Walker manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth, clearance made by Jon Harley.
Anthony Wordsworth fouled by Jack Compton, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, Paul Connolly makes a clearance.
Effort from outside the penalty area by Anthony Wordsworth goes wide left of the target.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth, save by Mikkel Andersen.
Shot by Anthony Wordsworth from 30 yards. Save by Mikkel Andersen.
Ian Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Mustapha Dumbuya. Mustapha Dumbuya takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth from the left by-line, Brian Howard manages to make a clearance.
Izale McLeod is caught offside. Mark Cousins restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Brian Howard, clearance made by Clinton Morrison.
Effort from inside the area by Marcus Bean misses to the right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Jon Harley by Anthony Wordsworth results in a free kick. Jon Harley restarts play with the free kick.
Ward to keep faith
Colchester manager John Ward is set to name an unchanged team to face Portsmouth as his side seek to build on the weekend's draw against Preston.
The U's had goalkeeper Mark Cousins to thank as they managed to record a 0-0 draw at Deepdale, but Ward will keep faith with his team as they prepare for their first home game of the season.
Ward made four changes for the clash against the Lilywhites with Matt Heath, Freddie Sears, Marcus Bean, and John-Joe O'Toole replacing Tom Eastman, Kem Izzet, Andy Bond, and Drey Wright.
But the quartet who lined up against Yeovil in the Capital One Cup are unlikely to force for a starting place after going down 3-0 at Huish Park.
Ben Coker's dead leg will again be assessed with the left-back having not yet made an appearance for Colchester this season.MPompey hopeful of two more
Portsmouth should have two more new faces in their squad.
Boss Michael Appleton, who gave debuts to 11 players in Saturday's 1-1 draw with Bournemouth, is due to bring in winger Jordan Obita on a month's loan from Reading.
And Appleton is also hoping to receive international clearance to sign midfielder Liam Walker in time for the match.
Walker earned himself a trial with Pompey after impressing while playing against them for Gibraltar during the club's pre-season tour of Spain.
It means Appleton's squad is now up to 17, so he will almost be able to fill the substitutes' bench.
Former Barnet striker Izale McLeod continues in attack after his debut goal against the Cherries.
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