Football

Late show boosts Colchester: Match Review

Published Add your comment

Substitute Kayode Odejayi netted a late winner as play-off hopefuls Colchester came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over Carlisle.

Carlisle opened the scoring midway through the first half when Ian Harte headed Graham Kavanagh's corner under goalkeeper Ben Williams' body at the far post for his 11th of the season.

The Cumbrians could have doubled their advantage had they not had a penalty appeal turned down when debutant Darryl Duffy was fouled by Williams in the area.

Danny Livesey wasted a chance for the visitors when his header deflected wide for a corner and the miss proved costly as the Us levelled shortly after the hour mark.

John-Joe O'Toole latched on to Odejayi's pass on the right and sent in an accurate cross for Clive Platt to head home.

Anthony Wordsworth and Odejayi both hit the woodwork for Colchester before the latter latched onto Ian Henderson's cross to seal the win in stoppage time with a neat volley.

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Darryl Duffy
Colchester United
Anthony Wordsworth
Danny Livesey
Ben Williams
Football
Clive Platt
League One
Ian Henderson
Ian Harte
Kayode Odejayi
Graham Kavanagh
John-Joe O'Toole
Carlisle United

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again