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Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Williamson by Anthony Wordsworth. Anthony Wordsworth booked for unsporting behaviour. Ched Evans produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Ben Williams.
Corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson from the left by-line to the near post, save made by Ben Williams.
Karl Duguid is brought on as a substitute for Ian Henderson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steven Gillespie by Richard Cresswell. The referee books Ched Evans for unsporting behaviour. Kemal Izzet receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Magnus Okuonghae.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Hill by Kayode Odejayi. Steve Simonsen takes the indirect free kick.
Chris Porter goes off and James Beattie comes on.
Kayode Odejayi takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.
Ian Henderson takes a shot. Save made by Steve Simonsen.
Corner taken by Lee Williamson from the left by-line played to the near post, Richard Cresswell replaces Will Hoskins. Brian Wilson makes a clearance.
Ched Evans takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
Anthony Wordsworth takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Stephen Quinn.
Steven Gillespie has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.
Steven Gillespie concedes a free kick for a foul on Matthew Hill. Free kick taken by Michael Doyle.
Corner taken right-footed by Ian Henderson from the left by-line, Marcus Williams manages to make a clearance.
Steven Gillespie takes a shot. Blocked by Harry Maguire.
Steven Gillespie has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Steven Gillespie finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 1-1 Sheff Utd.Kayode Odejayi provided the assist for the goal.
Effort on goal by Stephen Quinn from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
John White challenges Matthew Lowton unfairly and gives away a free kick. Booking for John White for unsporting behaviour. Matthew Lowton restarts play with the free kick.
Ched Evans has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
Lee Williamson produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
The offside flag is raised against Chris Porter. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
John White challenges Will Hoskins unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Harry Maguire.
Will Hoskins finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Colchester 0-1 Sheff Utd.
Steven Gillespie takes a shot. Steve Simonsen makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Wordsworth by Michael Doyle. Steven Gillespie produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kayode Odejayi by Matthew Hill results in a free kick. Matthew Hill receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Magnus Okuonghae.
Kemal Izzet takes a shot. Blocked by Matthew Lowton.
Ian Henderson takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Marcus Williams makes a clearance.
Andy Bond takes a shot. Matthew Hill gets a block in.
The official flags Ched Evans offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Corner taken right-footed by Lee Williamson, save made by Ben Williams.
Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the right by-line, clearance by Kayode Odejayi.
Inswinging corner taken by Stephen Quinn from the right by-line played to the near post, Brian Wilson manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Lee Williamson, save by Ben Williams.
Stephen Quinn takes a shot. Andy Bond gets a block in.
Foul by Kemal Izzet on Lee Williamson, free kick awarded. Michael Doyle restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by John White on Will Hoskins, free kick awarded. Lee Williamson delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, clearance by Magnus Okuonghae.
Shot from deep inside the area by Anthony Wordsworth clears the bar.
Corner taken right-footed by Ian Henderson from the right by-line, Steven Gillespie takes a shot. Blocked by Marcus Williams.
Chris Porter takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
Rowlands to miss Blades battle
Martin Rowlands will miss Colchester's home clash against second-placed Sheffield United.
The midfielder was forced off in the 25th minute of Saturday's goalless draw at Wycombe nursing a groin injury.
That means manager John Ward will be forced into a change for the first time in four games as his in-form side aim to extend their unbeaten run to six matches.
Andy Bond replaced Rowlands at Adams Park and could well start from the off against the Blades, while Karl Duguid is also in contention to be promoted from the bench.
That opens up a spot for fit-again winger Ashley Vincent to possibly regain his place in Ward's matchday 16.
Colchester's recent run has moved them up to ninth place in League One, within eight points off the play-offs.
Sheffield United defender Andy Taylor could return to Danny Wilson's squad at Colchester.
Taylor recently returned to the starting line-up at left-back for his first appearance in 14 months, but after two games in four days was rested at the weekend.
Marcus Williams was recalled to the left-back berth in Taylor's absence in Saturday's win at Brentford, where Wilson made five changes.
Harry Maguire and Matt Lowton returned to the back four after suspension, Will Hoskins made his first start for the club since arriving on loan from Brighton at the end of January and fellow striker Chris Porter was also back in favour.
Wilson has no new injury or suspension problems and is not expected to make too many, if any, changes at Colchester, although forwards Richard Cresswell and James Beattie, plus midfielder Nick Montgomery are hoping to force their way back into the side.
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