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Colchester United 0-4 Notts County

Notts County trounced Colchester to register back-to-back wins under manager Shaun Derry.

County went ahead through Jack Grealish, who fired past goalkeeper Sam Walker following Jamal Campbell-Ryce's low cross.

They doubled their lead when Morgan Fox slotted home from close range from Callum Ball's cross.

Callum McGregor and Gary Liddle then sealed victory for the Magpies in the final five minutes with late strikes.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Colchester United assistant manager Mark Kinsella told BBC Essex:

"Very disappointed. Obviously everyone expects you to beat bottom of the table when they come to your home ground. We did our homework on Notts County and unfortunately they are not as bad as they look.

"Once they go on the pitch it's down to the players. We've gone through it all, we've gone through them individually and as a team, the way they play. It's very disappointing when we don't put what we worked on [in training] on Saturday at three o'clock.

"We knew their main threats and we thought we'd dealt with them.

"We both (Joe Dunne and I) know the club means a lot. Performances like this don't help anyone. It hurts us as well as the players when we don't perform."

Line-ups

Colchester

Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 44Walker
  • 39TozerSubstituted forOlufemiat 67'minutes
  • 27Garbutt
  • 6EastmondBooked at 70minsSubstituted forBondat 73'minutes
  • 4OkuonghaeBooked at 38mins
  • 18Eastman
  • 41Bonne
  • 22Gilbey
  • 17Ibehre
  • 9Morrison
  • 3DicksonSubstituted forTurgottat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Cousins
  • 2Wright
  • 12Sanderson
  • 14Bond
  • 16Turgott
  • 23Olufemi
  • 25Vose

Notts County

Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 1Bialkowski
  • 24Freeman
  • 37Fox
  • 28BoucaudSubstituted forFotheringhamat 90'minutes
  • 3Sheehan
  • 6Leacock
  • 4LiddleBooked at 50mins
  • 8McGregorBooked at 72minsSubstituted forMurrayat 90+2'minutes
  • 38Ball
  • 20Campbell-Ryce
  • 7Grealish

Substitutes

  • 5Smith
  • 9Showunmi
  • 11Bell
  • 19Murray
  • 22Fotheringham
  • 23Speiss
  • 26Hollis
Referee:
Simon Hooper
Attendance:
2,961

Match Stats

Home TeamColchesterAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home14
Away17
Shots on Target
Home6
Away12
Corners
Home1
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Colchester United 0, Notts County 4.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Colchester United 0, Notts County 4.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Sam Walker.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ronan Murray (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Ronan Murray replaces Callum McGregor.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Callum Ball (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Macauley Bonne (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Mark Fotheringham replaces Andre Boucaud.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Colchester United 0, Notts County 4. Gary Liddle (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Grealish with a cross.

  10. Goal!

    Goal! Colchester United 0, Notts County 3. Callum McGregor (Notts County) left footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Callum Ball (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  13. Post update

    Jack Grealish (Notts County) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the left side of the box.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Clinton Morrison.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jabo Ibehre (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Colchester United. Andrew Bond replaces Craig Eastmond.

  17. Booking

    Callum McGregor (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

  18. Post update

    Craig Eastmond (Colchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Callum McGregor (Notts County).

  20. Booking

    Craig Eastmond (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.

As It Stood

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5Peterborough20113630201036
6Rotherham209743324934
7Bradford2079433221130
8Swindon209383526930
9Walsall208662118330
10Port Vale209383030030
11Coventry2010554336725
12MK Dons197483029125
13Carlisle206682333-1024
14Crawley205872126-523
15Shrewsbury205782123-222
16Oldham196492326-322
17Gillingham2164112737-1022
18Colchester204972130-921
19Sheff Utd2055101827-920
20Tranmere2055102438-1420
21Stevenage2053122134-1318
22Notts County2152142534-917
23Crewe2045111742-2517
24Bristol City202992734-715
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