Brian Jeeves

Colchester United 1-0 Hartlepool United

(22′ mins): Myles Kenlock’s timely interception denied Luke Molyneux a run in on goal, while Freddie Sears wasn’t far away as the sides tentatively exchanged early opportunities.

But it was the home side who snatched a vital advantage. Noah Chilvers was on hand to stroke home after Pools stopper, Ben Killip had saved John Akinde’s initial effort.

Brian Jeeves

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