Millwall boosted their automatic promotion hopes with a narrow 2-1 win at Colchester United.

Ben Williams made a fine save to deny Neil Harris but Millwall took the lead two minutes before half-time through Steve Morison.

He beat Franck Queudrue to goalkeeper David Forde's long punt forward and advanced towards goal before firing low past Williams.

But Forde turned villain four minutes into the second half when he dropped Williams' long clearance, allowing Kevin Lisbie to slot into an empty net.

Chris Hackett's shot whistled narrowly wide for Millwall and substitute Danny Batth cleared Darren Ward's header off the line.

But substitute Shaun Batt's cross hit Batth and flew into the empty net with 12 minutes to go.

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