RED CARD: Stevenage 0-0 Colchester United

(19′ mins): Ryan Jackson swept clear following a lightning raid down the right involving Elliott List, while Luke Norris sent a free-kick dipping off-target as early exchanges suggested a closer contest than league placing suggested would prevail. 

Harry Pell perhaps should have done better – nodding the wrong side of an upright after arriving unmarked to meet Callum Harriott’s pinpoint delivery. But then a flashpoint – Tom Soares was too high and too late on Luke Gambin. Referee, Ollie Yates had little hesitation in reaching to his top pocket and reducing Stevenage to ten men.

Brian Jeeves

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