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Outswinging corner taken by David Noble.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Steven Gillespie. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick.
Jamie Cureton has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
(Colchester) makes a substitution, with Steven Gillespie coming on for Kayode Odejayi.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Lauri Dalla Valle. Indirect free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Jamie Cureton finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Exeter 1-1 Colchester.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Nardiello from the right by-line to the near post.
Shot from inside the area by Jamie Cureton clears the bar.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Daniel Nardiello, save by Ben Williams.
Andy Bond gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Noble. The ball is sent over by David Noble, Effort from inside the area by James Dunne misses to the left of the goal.
James Dunne receives a caution for dissent.
Ian Henderson has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
David Noble fouled by Anthony Wordsworth, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Noble.
The official flags Ian Henderson offside. Free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.
(Exeter) makes a substitution, with Steve Tully coming on for Richard Duffy.
Inswinging corner taken by Michael Rose from the right by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Ian Henderson goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Elliott Frear by Ian Henderson. Direct free kick taken by David Noble. Caution for Ian Henderson.
Jamie Cureton comes on in place of Alan Gow.
The referee blows for offside. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.
Kemal Izzet fouled by Lauri Dalla Valle, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ian Henderson.
Kayode Odejayi is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.
David Noble gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Brian Wilson. Direct free kick taken by Michael Rose.
Michael Rose takes a shot. Save made by Artur Krysiak.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kemal Izzet by Jonathan Fortune. Michael Rose takes the direct free kick. Elliott Frear on for Jonathan Fortune.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Magnus Okuonghae by Lauri Dalla Valle. Ben Williams takes the direct free kick.
Effort on goal by Alan Gow from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.
The official flags Brian Wilson offside. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.
Andy Bond concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Gow. Direct free kick taken by David Noble.
Shot by Andy Bond from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
Shot from a long way out by Callum McNish goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Foul by Karl Duguid on Jonathan Fortune, free kick awarded. Richard Duffy takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Noble by Kemal Izzet. Free kick taken by David Noble.
Michael Rose gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Duffy. Jonathan Fortune restarts play with the free kick. Booking for Michael Rose.
Karl Duguid takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.
Michael Rose takes a outswinging corner to the near post, save by Artur Krysiak.
Inswinging corner taken by Anthony Wordsworth from the left by-line.
Brian Wilson fouled by Callum McNish, the ref awards a free kick. Callum McNish is given a yellow card. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Anthony Wordsworth.
Corner taken left-footed by Michael Rose, clearance by James Dunne.
Foul by Alan Gow on Anthony Wordsworth, free kick awarded. Michael Rose takes the direct free kick.
Daniel Nardiello is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Michael Rose.
Corner taken left-footed by Alan Gow, save by Ben Williams.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kemal Izzet by David Noble. Brian Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Karl Duguid grabs a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Exeter 0-1 Colchester.Assist on the goal came from Michael Rose.
Corner from right by-line taken by Alan Gow.
Light at the end of Exeter's tunnel
Exeter's injury problems appear to be clearing up ahead of their npower League One clash with Colchester on Saturday.
Striker Jamie Cureton has missed the Grecians' last two matches because of an Achilles problem but the 36-year-old is set to return to the matchday squad to face the U's, while defender Richard Duffy could be in contention for a recall following his recovery from a groin operation.
Full-back Billy Jones has overcome his thigh injury and will be available to manager Paul Tisdale, who will also be able to call on new signing Alan Gow.
The former Plymouth and Notts County winger has now received international clearance after his move from East Bengal in India and the Scot could feature this weekend.
Colchester hope captain Kem Izzet will have recovered from illness in time.
The midfielder was ruled out of Tuesday's 3-1 defeat at Walsall on the morning of the game having come down with a sickness bug that has affected several of the club's coaching staff over recent weeks.
Martin Rowlands (groin) also missed the defeat, which ended the U's nine-match unbeaten run, and he will again be on the sidelines.
Andy Bond and Kayode Odejayi came into manager John Ward's XI at Walsall and, should Izzet make it, both will compete for one spot, along with Ashley Vincent after he impressed off the bench in midweek.
Ward could be tempted to make changes against the Grecians on the back of a hectic March period, with Matt Heath expected to replace the rested Tom Eastman at the heart of defence.
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