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Lee Beevers on for Ashley Vincent.
Booking for Ashley Vincent.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Mooney.
Booking for Krystian Pearce for unsporting behaviour. Kayode Odejayi scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Colchester 2-1 Notts County.Foul by Krystian Pearce on David Mooney, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ian Henderson. Assist on the goal came from Tommy Williams.
Krystian Pearce receives a caution. Kayode Odejayi scores a headed goal from close in. Colchester 2-1 Notts County.Krystian Pearce challenges David Mooney unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Ian Henderson.
Shot by Jon Harley from a long way out goes over the crossbar.
Kevin Smith goes off and Jake Jervis comes on.
(Notts County) makes a substitution, with Jake Jervis coming on for Kevin Smith.
Kayode Odejayi finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Colchester 1-1 Notts County.Kevin Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Kemal Izzet. Tommy Williams takes the direct free kick. A cross is delivered by Kayode Odejayi,
Lee Hughes goes into the book. Foul by Lee Hughes on Paul Reid, free kick awarded. Paul Reid restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Bond goes off and Ian Henderson comes on. Brian Wilson takes a shot. Save by Robert Burch.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Ashley Vincent. Free kick taken by Robert Burch.
Lee Hughes takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
Corner from the right by-line taken by David Perkins, clearance made by Kevin Smith.
David Mooney has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.
David Mooney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Ravenhill. Robert Burch restarts play with the free kick.
Lee Hughes fouled by Paul Reid, the ref awards a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Ben Davies from the free kick, save made by Ben Williams.
Kayode Odejayi challenges Robert Burch unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Burch.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jon Harley on David Perkins. Tommy Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Karl Hawley by Paul Reid results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ben Davies.
John Spicer has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the goal.
David Mooney takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch.
Unfair challenge on Ashley Vincent by Jon Harley results in a free kick. Tommy Williams takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Ben Davies, Kemal Izzet manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Mooney on Mike Edwards. Free kick taken by Robert Burch.
David Perkins fouled by Kevin Smith, the ref awards a free kick. Brian Wilson takes the free kick.
Kayode Odejayi on for Anthony Wordsworth.
Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Save made by Robert Burch.
David Perkins takes a shot. Robert Burch makes a save.
Kevin Smith takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
John Spicer has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
John Spicer produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.
Unfair challenge on Lee Hughes by Paul Reid results in a free kick. Ben Davies has an effort direct from the free kick, Ben Williams makes a save.
The referee blows for offside. Direct free kick taken by Ben Williams.
The referee blows for offside. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
Ben Davies fouled by David Perkins, the ref awards a free kick. Ben Davies takes the free kick.
David Perkins is booked. Free kick awarded for a foul by David Perkins on Richard Ravenhill. Robert Burch takes the direct free kick.
Ben Davies takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
Kevin Smith is brought on as a substitute for Craig Westcarr.
Craig Westcarr scores a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 0-1 Notts County.The assist for the goal came from Richard Ravenhill.
Jon Harley takes a outswinging corner.
David Perkins challenges Jon Harley unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Burch.
The referee gets the game started.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.
The referee ends the match.
Bond blow for Robins
Colchester midfielder Andy Bond is set to miss the home clash with Notts County.
Bond had to go off at half-time during last Saturday's goalless draw against Oldham after suffering a knee injury.
Lloyd James came on to replace Bond and is in line to start against County.
Centre-half Pat Baldwin (foot) and winger Simon Hackney (back) remain doubts while left-back Marc Tierney is continuing his recovery from a dislocated shoulder.
Defender Morten Knudsen and midfielder John-Joe O'Toole are still missing with long-term knee injuries.
Boss John Ward may shake up his attack following three games without a goal so Ian Henderson, Liam Henderson, Kayode Odejayi and Steve Gillespie could all come into the frame.
Neal Bishop is out of Notts County`s trip.
The midfielder suffered medial knee ligament damage against Plymouth last weekend on his return from a one-match suspension. He was forced off after an hour of the 2-0 victory at Meadow Lane.
It was originally feared Bishop could be out for up to six weeks but it is now hoped his absence will only be around a fortnight.
Lee Hughes is fit despite his recent hip problems and should retain his place in the side. However, fellow forward Ben Burgess and defender Stephen Hunt remain sidelined with calf and hamstring injuries respectively.
On-loan Blackburn midfielder Alan Judge completes a three-match suspension.
Striker back on song for United
Kayode Odejayi scored his first goals in nearly eight months as Colchester United came from behind to beat Notts County 2-1.
The Magpies dominated the first half and took the lead in the eighth minute through Craig Westcarr, who stabbed home inside the area from Karl Hawley's pass.
Craig Short's men almost doubled their lead eight minutes later when Ben Davies fired straight at goalkeeper Ben Williams and John Spicer sidefooted wastefully wide following Hawley's cross, as the visitors threatened.
The Us did go close through David Perkins' low shot before the break, but the Magpies came close just after half-time through Hawley.
But with 15 minutes to go, substitute Odejayi glanced in Tom Williams' free-kick from close range.
And eight minutes later, Odejayi nodded in another Williams cross to score his second of the game and secure Colchester their second home win of the season.
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