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Colchester 0-0 Huddersfield

Colchester moved into their new home but were locked out by Huddersfield in a goalless draw.

The U's had the better of the first half, with Clive Platt's close-range effort saved by keeper Matt Glennon.

Mark Yeates came even closer to giving Colchester the lead when he struck the woodwork with a chipped free-kick.

Huddersfield felt they were denied a second-half penalty when Johnnie Jackson appeared to block Jon Worthington's effort with his arm.


Colchester: Gerken, White, Reid, Heath, Lockwood, Yeates, Izzet, Jackson, Wordsworth (Elito 80), Gillespie (Vernon 68), Platt.
Subs Not Used: Cousins, Coyne, Hammond.

Booked: Lockwood.

Huddersfield: Glennon, Holdsworth, Lucketti, Butler, Williams, Roberts, Worthington, Goodwin, Flynn, Booth, Cadamarteri.
Subs Not Used: Smithies, Collins, Parker, Beckett, Unsworth.

Booked: Goodwin, Williams, Cadamarteri.

Att: 5,340

Referee: Rob Shoebridge (Derbyshire).




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