Dismal U’s are beaten at Exeter

Exeter City v Colchester United – Sky Bet League Two – St James Park – Report

Exeter City 2-0 Colchester United

Dismal Colchester United remain in danger of relegation after slumping to a disappointing defeat at Sky Bet League Two promotion contenders, Exeter City.

The U’s didn’t manage a single shot on goal as the second-placed Grecians ran out 2-0 winners thanks to a goal in each half from Jack Sparkes and Offrande Zanzala.

Colchester remain eight points above the dropzone. They return to league action on Monday, April 18 when Bradford City visit the Jo9bServe Community Stadium (3pm)

Exeter City: Dawson, Sparkes, Stubbs, Jay (Rowe 86’), Collins, Key, Dieng, Zanzala (Amond 77’), Brown, Sweeney, Hartridge (Diabate 75’) Subs not used: Brown, Caprice, Phillips, Coley

Colchester United: George, Chambers, Smith, Wiredu, Hannant (Judge 64’), Skuse, Sears, Chilvers (Wright 76’), Eastman, Coxe, Huws (Akinde 64’) Subs not used: Hornby, Welch-Hayes, Kenlock, Tchamadeu.

Referee: Will Finnie
Assistants: Robert Dabbs and Richard Morris
Fourth Official: Alex James

Brian Jeeves

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