Southend v Colchester Utd ratings:

Southend: Ian Joyce 6, SIMON FRANCIS 8, Scott Malone 7, Sean Morrison 6, Adam Barrett (cpt) 6, Anthony Grant 6, Franck Moussa 6 (Damian Scannell 74 - 6), Jean-Francois Christophe 6 (James Walker 67 - 6), Alan McCormack 6, Lee Barnard 6, Francis Laurent 6.

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Southend v Colchester Utd ratings:

Southend: Ian Joyce 6, SIMON FRANCIS 8, Scott Malone 7, Sean Morrison 6, Adam Barrett (cpt) 6, Anthony Grant 6, Franck Moussa 6 (Damian Scannell 74 - 6), Jean-Francois Christophe 6 (James Walker 67 - 6), Alan McCormack 6, Lee Barnard 6, Francis Laurent 6.

Unused Subs: Osei Sankofa, Dougie Freedman, Johnny Herd, Stuart O'Keefe, Daniel Bentley.

Booked: Moussa (38), McCormack (59).

Colchester: Ben Williams 7, John White 7, MARC TIERNEY 7, Magnus Okuonghae (cpt) 7, Paul Reid 7, Phil Ifil 6 (Simon Hackney 85), Anthony Wordsworth 7, Kemi Izzet 7, John-Joe O'Toole 5, Clive Platt 6 (Joel Thomas 74 - 6), Steven Gillespie 6 (Kevin Lisbie 64 - 6).

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Unused Subs: Mark Cousins, Matt Heath, David Fox, Danny Batth.

Booked: O'Toole (33), Reid (39).

U's Man-of-the-Match: Marc Tierney.

Attendance: 10,289.

Referee: Mr G Hegley (Hertfordshire).