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FULL-TIME U's 1 Preston 2 - Wilson's unfortunate own goal condemns U's to narrow defeat, after Ibehre had cancelled out Clarke's opener


U's 1 Preston 2 (Wilson own goal) - 81


U's 1 Preston 1 - good chance for the U's. Sears' bursting run picked out Ibehre in the area but he had the ball stolen from his boot (78)


U's 1 Preston 1 - that's a superb save by Walker to deny Garner's header from point-blank range but the striker should have scored (75)


U's 1 Preston 1 - anyone's game here now. Preston pressing at the moment but the U's have looked more dangerous in the second half (69)


U's 1 Preston 1 - more on U's goal - Ibehre ran from the halfway line and shrugged off Clarke and although his initial effort was blocked, he recovered brilliantly to plant an unstoppable shot past Rudd


U's 1 Preston 1 - Ibehre (54)


U's 0 Preston 1 - quiet opening to the second half - wonder how long it will be before we see Freddie Sears on the pitch for U's? (54)


U's 0 Preston 1 - we're under way here for the second half


U's 0 Preston 1 - Tom Clarke's header from Paul Gallagher's corner just before the half hour leaves U's trailing at half-time, with Jabo Ibehre having a penalty saved by goalkeeper Declan Rudd


U's 0 Preston 1 - the visitors finishing the first half strongly here, pressing hard for a second before half-time (42)


U's 0 Preston 1 - Ibehre's weak penalty saved by Rudd, who had been booked for a foul on Bean that led to penalty being given (33)


U's 0 Preston 1 - Tom Clarke's bullet header crashed into the net from Paul Gallagher's corner (29)


U's 0 Preston 0 - Vose shining for the U's at the moment - looks the most likely player to unlock the door for them at the moment (23)


Preston 0 U's 0 - Craig Davies ran at the Colchester defence before firing in a powerful shot which flashed inches over the bar (14) 


U's 0 Preston 0 - Tom Clarke into the book for Preston for a foul on Dickson (13)


U's 0 Preston 0 - lively start to the game here. Chris Humphrey getting plenty of joy for the visitors down the U's left (11)


U's 0 Preston 0 - Garner's header clatters the bar for the visitors after Humphrey's cross into the area (7)


U[s 0 Preston 0 - Vose picked up possession from the halfway line before advancing towards the area and planting a low shot well wide (4)


U's 0 Preston 0


So Colchester make two changes to their starting line-up for the Preston game, with Gavin Massey starting for the first time in three months and Jabo Ibehre also recalled to their line-up.


Colchester subs: Sesay, Olufemi, Sanderson, Gilbey, Sears, Morrison, Cousins.


Colchester starting line-up v Preston: Walker, Wilson, Okuonghae, Eastman, Dickson, Wright, Bean, Eastmond, Vose, Massey, Ibehre.


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