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Ashley Vincent leaves the field to be replaced by John White.
Leon McSweeney produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the bar.
Penalty scored by Ian Henderson. Colchester 3-2 Hartlepool.Handball decision goes against Peter Hartley.
The referee shows Kemal Izzet a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Evan Horwood fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the top right corner of the goal. Colchester 2-2 Hartlepool.Unfair challenge on Leon McSweeney by Kemal Izzet results in a free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the left by-line, clearance by Marc Tierney.
Corner taken by Evan Horwood, Brian Wilson makes a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken by Brian Wilson.
The referee books Gary Liddle for unsporting behaviour. Lee Beevers joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Perkins. Foul by Gary Liddle on Kemal Izzet, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Marc Tierney.
(Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Leon McSweeney coming on for James Brown.
Unfair challenge on James Brown by Marc Tierney results in a free kick. Evan Horwood takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the left by-line, Andy Bond manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the left by-line, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Andy Monkhouse goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Inswinging corner taken by Evan Horwood from the right by-line, save made by Ben Williams.
Paul Reid is cautioned. Paul Reid challenges Ritchie Humphreys unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Austin takes the free kick.
Sam Collins is given a yellow card. Foul by Sam Collins on David Perkins, free kick awarded. Magnus Okuonghae takes the free kick.
Evan Horwood takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Magnus Okuonghae.
Armann Bjornsson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Paul Murray.
Kayode Odejayi gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 2-1 Hartlepool.
Fabian Yantorno goes off and Ritchie Humphreys comes on.
Kemal Izzet joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anthony Wordsworth.
Goal scored by Andy Bond from just outside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Hartlepool.
Foul by Sam Collins on Kayode Odejayi, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Paul Reid.
Ian Henderson is caught offside. Jake Kean takes the free kick.
Fabian Yantorno is caught offside. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
The official flags Fabian Yantorno offside. Marc Tierney restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Anthony Wordsworth, Brian Wilson takes a shot. Save by Jake Kean.
Effort from inside the area by Ashley Vincent misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Neil Austin on David Perkins. Free kick taken by Andy Bond.
Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth from the right by-line.
Ian Henderson takes a shot.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth from the left by-line, save made by Jake Kean.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Magnus Okuonghae on James Brown. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Fabian Yantorno from left wing.
Andy Bond takes a shot. Save by Jake Kean.
Evan Horwood has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.
Kayode Odejayi is penalised for a handball. Jake Kean takes the free kick.
Corner taken short by Anthony Wordsworth.
Paul Murray finds the back of the net with a goal from outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Colchester 0-1 Hartlepool.
Corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the right by-line, save by Ben Williams. Inswinging corner taken by Fabian Yantorno from the left by-line, Brian Wilson makes a clearance. Fabian Yantorno takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Brian Wilson manages to make a clearance.
James Brown takes a shot. Marc Tierney gets a block in.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kayode Odejayi on Jake Kean. Direct free kick taken by Jake Kean.
Gary Liddle fouled by Ashley Vincent, the ref awards a free kick. Fabian Yantorno takes the free kick.
Kayode Odejayi is caught offside. Jake Kean restarts play with the free kick.
Brian Wilson fouled by Andy Monkhouse, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken by Marc Tierney, clearance made by Peter Hartley.
Peter Hartley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Henderson. Anthony Wordsworth has a direct shot on goal from the free kick, Peter Hartley gets a block in.
Corner taken left-footed by Anthony Wordsworth from the left by-line, clearance made by Peter Hartley.
Ashley Vincent takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
Kayode Odejayi produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the target.
The referee gives a free kick against Andy Monkhouse for handball. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Fabian Yantorno from the left by-line.
Paul Murray concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc Tierney. Marc Tierney takes the direct free kick.
Ashley Vincent takes a shot. Save made by Jake Kean.
The match gets underway.
The referee calls an end to the first half.
The second half begins.
The referee blows for the end of the match.
Us wait on Williams
Colchester will check on defender Tommy Williams ahead of the home clash with Hartlepool.
The Bristol City loanee missed last weekend's defeat at Swindon with a groin injury but is close to being fit.
However, with Marc Tierney now back in the side at left-back following his recent lay-off, boss John Ward has no need to rush Williams back.
Long-term crocks Steven Gillespie (thigh) and Simon Hackney (back) have played in practice matches this week but will probably need more reserve outings before being considered.
John-Joe O'Toole and Morten Knudsen remain in the treatment room with knee injuries and will not be back until the new year.
The Us slipped to sixth after losing at Swindon but are just two points off second spot.
Hartlepool caretaker manager Mick Wadsworth has Ritchie Humphreys available for the trip.
Humphreys returns to the Pools squad after serving a three-match suspension following his red card in the FA Cup game against Vauxhall Motors and, with Wadsworth looking to make changes, could be recalled for the game at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Striker James Brown came off the bench to score the winner in Tuesday's replay with the non-league minnows and is pushing for a starting place after his return to full fitness following an ankle injury.
Colin Larkin (back) and Denis Behan (shoulder) are both expected to return to the squad after resuming full training.
Adam Boyd is pushing for a recall, while Leon McSweeney will be hoping to retain his place on the wing.
Pools pay the penalty
A controversial late penalty from Ian Henderson gave Colchester a dramatic 3-2 win over Hartlepool.
Henderson blasted home in stoppage time after referee Oliver Langford ruled Peter Hartley had handled inside the area.
Pools went ahead in the 28th minute through Paul Murray, whose fierce left-foot strike from 25 yards flew in after Anthony Wordsworth had only partially cleared Sam Collins' throw.
Keeper Jake Kean denied Henderson before the break before the Us got back on level terms 12 minutes after half-time when Andrew Bond equalised with a deflected 25-yard shot.
And three minutes later, Kayode Odejayi followed up to score from close range after Kean had only parried Magnus Okuonghae's 30-yard effort.
Brian Wilson cleared James Brown's shot off the line before Evan Horwood equalised with three minutes to go with a 20-yard free-kick.
However, Henderson struck home a stoppage-time penalty to leave Pools livid.
"Is AVB on the brink of getting the sack?"
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