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Colchester 2-0 Exeter

Colchester 2-0 Exeter

Colchester bounced back from their Boxing Day humbling against Stevenage to comfortably defeat 10-man Exeter.

The U's lost 6-1 at home on Monday but goals from Anthony Wordsworth and Andrew Bond saw them return to form.

Wordsworth swept home the first from Ian Henderson's pass before Bond made it 2-0 with a calm finish from 15 yards after Steven Gillespie's fine run.

Jake Taylor missed two chances for the Grecians, who had Danny Coles sent off for a professional foul on Karl Duguid.

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Exeter City boss Paul Tisdale told BBC Radio Devon:

"It's not total failure for us but it's obviously not a good result.

"They seem to score too easily against us and we didn't look like scoring a goal.

"I don't think the referee had any other choice but to send Danny Coles off."

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Saturday, 31 December 2011

League One

Home Team Score Away Team Time
Colchester 2-0 Exeter FT
(HT 1-0)
  • Wordsworth 16
  • Bond 62

    Colchester

    • 01 Williams
    • 04 Okuonghae
    • 06 Heath (Eastman 55)
    • 20 Wilson
    • 25 White
    • 14 Bond
    • 22 Wordsworth yellow card
    • 23 James
    • 09 Gillespie
    • 16 Henderson
    • 27 Duguid (Coker 79)

    Substitutes

    • 18 Eastman,
    • 08 O'Toole,
    • 10 Izzet,
    • 24 Coker,
    • 15 Odejayi

    Exeter

    • 01 Krysiak
    • 05 Archibald-Henville
    • 06 Duffy
    • 11 Golbourne
    • 18 Coles red card
    • 04 Dunne yellow card
    • 07 Sercombe
    • 08 Noble
    • 35 Taylor
    • 21 Bauza yellow card (Tully 66)
    • 34 Hackett (Nardiello 19) (O'Flynn 76)

    Substitutes

    • 40 Pidgeley,
    • 02 Tully,
    • 10 Nardiello,
    • 19 O'Flynn,
    • 20 Logan
    Ref: Phil GibbsAtt: 3,667
    COLCHESTER
    EXETER

    Possession

    • Colchester 59%
    • Exeter 41%

    Attempts on target

    • Colchester 8
    • Exeter 4

    Attempts off target

    • Colchester 10
    • Exeter 13

    Corners

    • Colchester 1
    • Exeter 8

    Fouls

    • Colchester 6
    • Exeter 7
    • Final Result
    • 94:05 The match has reached full-time.
    • Full Time
    • 90:00+2:21 Ben Coker produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
    • 90:00+1:13 Effort on goal by Jake Taylor from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 90:00+0:09 Liam Sercombe takes a short corner.
    • 89:20 Anthony Wordsworth produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
    • 85:31 Troy Archibald-Henville challenges Steven Gillespie unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lloyd James restarts play with the free kick.
    • 84:52 The referee blows for offside. Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.
    • Correction - 80:52 Corner taken left-footed by Ben Coker, Steven Gillespie has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
    • 80:52 Corner taken by Ben Coker, Headed effort from inside the area by Steven Gillespie misses to the left of the goal.
    • 80:39 Ben Coker takes a shot. Save by Artur Krysiak.
    • 79:35 Corner taken right-footed by Liam Sercombe from the right by-line, Troy Archibald-Henville takes a shot.
    • 79:18 Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
    • 78:06 Substitution Karl Duguid goes off and Ben Coker comes on.
    • 77:32 Lloyd James takes a shot. Save made by Artur Krysiak.
    • 76:29 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Karl Duguid by Scott Golbourne. Anthony Wordsworth takes the free kick.
    • 75:17 Substitution John O'Flynn is brought on as a substitute for Daniel Nardiello.
    • 74:44 Karl Duguid is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.
    • 71:42 Shot by Ian Henderson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.
    • 71:14 Shot from just outside the penalty box by James Dunne misses to the left of the target.
    • 70:34 The referee blows for offside against Ian Henderson. Scott Golbourne restarts play with the free kick.
    • 69:52 Ian Henderson takes a shot. Save made by Artur Krysiak.
    • 67:31 Effort on goal by Andy Bond from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.
    • 65:16 Substitution Steve Tully replaces Guillem Bauza.
    • 63:07 Anthony Wordsworth shoots direct from the free kick, save by Artur Krysiak.
    • 63:07 Sent off Danny Coles sent off.
    • 62:46 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Karl Duguid by Danny Coles.
    • 61:17 Steven Gillespie provided the assist for the goal.
    • 61:17 GOAL - Andy BondColchester 2 - 0 Exeter A goal is scored by Andy Bond from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Colchester 2-0 Exeter.
    • 58:14 Shot from just outside the area by Anthony Wordsworth goes over the bar.
    • 56:14 Richard Duffy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Gillespie. Direct free kick taken by Tom Eastman.
    • 55:42 Corner taken right-footed by Liam Sercombe from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Anthony Wordsworth.
    • 54:31 Substitution Matt Heath goes off and Tom Eastman comes on.
    • 54:31 Shot from outside the penalty box by Daniel Nardiello goes wide right of the goal.
    • 53:24 Scott Golbourne fouled by Karl Duguid, the ref awards a free kick. Danny Coles takes the free kick.
    • 52:24 Shot from just outside the box by Liam Sercombe misses to the right of the target.
    • 50:54 David Noble takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
    • 49:46 Booking James Dunne booked.
    • 49:28 Booking Anthony Wordsworth is booked.
    • 48:35 Jake Taylor takes a shot. Matt Heath gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Liam Sercombe, clearance made by Matt Heath.
    • 46:50 Corner taken by Liam Sercombe, clearance made by Matt Heath.
    • 46:25 Jake Taylor fouled by Magnus Okuonghae, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Noble.
    • 45:01 The referee starts the second half.
    • Half Time
    • 45:00+2:28 The referee calls an end to the first half.
    • 45:00+2:04 Corner taken right-footed by Liam Sercombe from the right by-line, save made by Ben Williams.
    • 45:00+1:26 Ian Henderson is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.
    • 44:41 Steven Gillespie fouled by Scott Golbourne, the ref awards a free kick. Anthony Wordsworth restarts play with the free kick.
    • 43:42 Guillem Bauza produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.
    • 43:10 Ian Henderson concedes a free kick for a foul on Richard Duffy. Free kick taken by Troy Archibald-Henville.
    • 42:08 Steven Gillespie is penalised for a handball. Danny Coles takes the free kick.
    • 40:30 Effort from inside the area by Steven Gillespie misses to the left of the target.
    • 38:18 Shot by Liam Sercombe from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
    • 37:10 John White challenges James Dunne unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Troy Archibald-Henville.
    • 32:16 Long range shot from Liam Sercombe misses to the left of the goal.
    • 31:41 Steven Gillespie challenges Richard Duffy unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Duffy restarts play with the free kick.
    • 30:25 The assistant referee signals for offside against Steven Gillespie. Danny Coles takes the free kick.
    • 29:37 Effort from outside the penalty box by Jake Taylor goes wide left of the goal.
    • 27:32 Daniel Nardiello is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Ben Williams takes the free kick.
    • 22:38 Guillem Bauza produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.
    • 21:52 Anthony Wordsworth takes a shot. Artur Krysiak makes a save.
    • 18:37 Artur Krysiak takes the free kick.
    • 18:37 Substitution Daniel Nardiello on for Chris Hackett.
    • 18:37 Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Henderson on Richard Duffy.
    • 15:56 Assist on the goal came from Ian Henderson.
    • 15:56 GOAL - Anthony WordsworthColchester 1 - 0 Exeter Anthony Wordsworth fires in a goal from outside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Colchester 1-0 Exeter.
    • 14:09 Magnus Okuonghae restarts play with the free kick.
    • 14:09 Booking Booking for Guillem Bauza.
    • 13:59 Andy Bond fouled by Guillem Bauza, the ref awards a free kick.
    • 12:37 Chris Hackett takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
    • 11:46 Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Save by Ben Williams.
    • 11:08 Lloyd James has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide right of the target.
    • 9:34 Ian Henderson takes a shot. Save made by Artur Krysiak.
    • 7:12 Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Steven Gillespie misses to the left of the goal.
    • 5:36 David Noble takes a shot. Matt Heath gets a block in. Corner taken by Chris Hackett from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by James Dunne goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
    • 4:59 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Magnus Okuonghae by James Dunne. Matt Heath takes the direct free kick.
    • 4:14 Anthony Wordsworth has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
    • 1:37 Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Chris Hackett.
    • 0:00 The referee gets the match started.

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    League One table snapshot

    As it stood on 31 Dec 2011 23:59 UK

    Position Team P GD PTS
    1 Charlton 23 28 51
    2 Sheffield Utd 23 19 47
    3 Sheffield Wed 23 13 46
    4 MK Dons 23 22 43
    5 Huddersfield 23 20 43
    6 Stevenage 23 13 38
    7 Brentford 23 3 35
    8 Carlisle 23 -2 35
    9 Colchester 23 -3 32
    10 Notts County 23 3 31
    11 Preston 23 -5 31
    12 Bury 23 -5 31
    13 Bournemouth 23 -3 30
    14 Oldham 23 -4 30
    15 Tranmere 22 -2 29
    16 Hartlepool 23 -5 29
    17 Leyton Orient 23 -8 28
    18 Walsall 23 -6 22
    19 Exeter 23 -17 21
    20 Scunthorpe 23 -8 20
    21 Wycombe 23 -10 20
    22 Yeovil 23 -11 20
    23 Rochdale 22 -16 19
    24 Chesterfield 23 -16 15

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