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Grant McCann takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.
Grant McCann takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by John White.
Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Grant McCann.
Ian Henderson takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
(Colchester) makes a substitution, with Ashley Vincent coming on for Kayode Odejayi. Lloyd James leaves the field to be replaced by Andy Bond.
Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd James.
Ian Henderson takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
The ball is sent over by Craig Mackail-Smith.
The ball is sent over by Ian Henderson, Mark Little makes a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann.
Ian Henderson takes a shot. Joe Lewis makes a save.
Corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James to the near post, clearance made by Gabriel Zakuani.
George Boyd takes a shot. Blocked by Nathan Clarke.
George Boyd sends in a cross, clearance by Matt Heath.
David Ball on for Lee Tomlin.
Kemal Izzet takes a shot. George Boyd gets a block in.
The ball is delivered by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, George Boyd takes a shot. Ben Coker gets a block in.
Centre by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, save by Ben Williams.
Corner taken left-footed by Grant McCann from the right by-line to the near post, Charlie Lee has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide right of the target.
Centre by Craig Mackail-Smith, Matt Heath gets a block in.
George Boyd delivers the ball, clearance made by Matt Heath.
Ben Coker takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams. Effort from the edge of the area by Lloyd James goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Anthony Wordsworth replaces David Perkins.
Mark Little takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
Lee Tomlin sends in a cross, Nathan Clarke manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Ian Henderson, Joe Lewis makes a save.
The referee shows Matt Heath a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Matt Heath. Grant McCann restarts play with the free kick.
Charlie Lee gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Perkins. Free kick taken by Nathan Clarke.
Lee Tomlin produces a cross, save made by Ben Williams.
Craig Mackail-Smith fouled by Matt Heath, the ref awards a free kick. Grant McCann takes the free kick.
Short corner worked by Ben Coker.
The ball is sent over by Ian Henderson, Ryan Bennett makes a clearance.
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
George Boyd takes a shot. Save made by Ben Williams.
David Perkins takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.
The ball is sent over by David Perkins, Gabriel Zakuani makes a clearance.
Centre by Ian Henderson, Mark Little manages to make a clearance.
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing on for James Wesolowski.
The offside flag is raised against Kayode Odejayi. Free kick taken by Ryan Bennett.
Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Nathan Clarke gets a block in.
The ball is crossed by John White, save made by Joe Lewis.
Grant Basey produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
Corner taken by Lee Tomlin from the left by-line played to the near post, Ben Coker manages to make a clearance.
Craig Mackail-Smith takes a shot. Ben Williams makes a save.
A cross is delivered by Mark Little, clearance by John White.
The ball is delivered by Grant Basey, clearance by Nathan Clarke.
The assistant referee flags for offside against David Perkins. Free kick taken by Joe Lewis.
George Boyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Kemal Izzet. Free kick taken by Ben Williams.
Corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James from the right by-line to the near post, Nathan Clarke takes a shot. Clearance by Lee Tomlin.
David Mooney sends in a cross, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.
The ball is crossed by David Mooney, save by Joe Lewis.
Shot from just outside the box by David Mooney goes over the target.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Lloyd James, clearance by Gabriel Zakuani.
Ian Henderson sends in a cross, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.
Craig Mackail-Smith is caught offside. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
David Mooney is ruled offside. Joe Lewis takes the free kick.
The referee penalises Grant McCann for handball. Lloyd James produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save by Joe Lewis.
Ian Henderson fires in a goal from just inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Peterborough 1-1 Colchester.
Ian Henderson crosses the ball, David Mooney takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Bennett.
Unfair challenge on Charlie Lee by Kemal Izzet results in a free kick. Joe Lewis takes the free kick.
Lee Tomlin produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that bounces off the post.
George Boyd challenges Ian Henderson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lloyd James crosses the ball, Kayode Odejayi has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Grant Basey delivers the ball, save made by Ben Williams.
Foul by Matt Heath on Craig Mackail-Smith, free kick awarded. Ryan Bennett takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Bennett on David Mooney. Ben Coker takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Craig Mackail-Smith by Matt Heath results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by George Boyd.
Charlie Lee has an effort at goal from a long way out that goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Centre by Mark Little, clearance by John White.
George Boyd grabs a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Peterborough 1-0 Colchester.The assist for the goal came from Lee Tomlin.
Craig Mackail-Smith is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Lloyd James produces a cross, Kayode Odejayi produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
Grant McCann takes a short corner.
Nathan Clarke crosses the ball, Matt Heath takes a shot. Joe Lewis makes a save.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Mackail-Smith. Ben Williams restarts play with the free kick.
No new worries for Ferguson
Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the visit of Colchester.
Captain Grant McCann was restored to the starting XI against Tranmere on Saturday and scored one and made the other so will keep his place in midfield.
Central defender Gabriel Zakuani has recovered from a shoulder injury and will again partner Ryan Bennett.
Midfielder Lee Frecklington is set for an operation on his hernia which will keep him out for another month so Charlie Lee is likely to play alongside McCann.
Striker Dave Hibbert is the only other absentee as he steps up his comeback from a dislocated knee suffered back in November.
A 12th home win of the season could see Posh climb into third place in the npower League One table.
Colchester will check on Pat Baldwin and Steven Gillespie ahead of the trip.
Defender Baldwin (Achilles) and striker Gillespie (hamstring) have missed the last two matches through injury but neither problem is too serious.
If the duo are passed fit, they may have to settle for places on the bench after the Us secured a 2-0 victory over Walsall on Saturday.
Defensive pair Magnus Okuonghae and Brian Wilson are close to returning from ankle injuries, although they will probably need a reserve game under their belts.
Midfielder John-Joe O'Toole remains a long-term absentee with a cruciate injury.
The Us have not won on the road since October and have not scored in their last six away matches.
Away-day goal glee earns Us Posh point
Colchester ended their away goal drought to earn a 1-1 draw and check the progress of play-off chasing Peterborough.
Ian Henderson's hopeful effort, which hauled the Us level at London Road, was their first goal on the road in 566 minutes of football.
Henderson struck after 17 minutes during an all-action opening quarter, looping a shot into the far corner with the outside of his boot after collecting a long throw from Nathan Clarke.
Peterborough went ahead after just six minutes. Keeper Ben Williams had already pulled off a double save to deny Craig Mackail-Smith and George Boyd by the time the latter drilled in a shot from the edge of the box.
Chances continued to come thick and fast at both ends with Colchester striker Kayode Odejayi steering a header wide and Lee Tomlin curling an effort against a post. And it was a similar story in the second half as only last-ditch Ryan Bennett defending denied David Mooney as he went through on goal before keeper Joe Lewis' fingertips kept out a late Henderson blast.
There was still time for late drama at the other end as Williams palmed away a Mackail-Smith rocket before also stopping a Charlie Lee header.
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