U's crash to FA Cup defeat

COLCHESTER United have been knocked out of the FA Cup at the third round stage, losing 2-1 to League Two side Barnet.The high-flying U's had led through a Jamie Cureton goal but second-half strikes from Ismail Yakubu and Jason Puncheon condemned them to defeat at Underhill.

COLCHESTER United were knocked out of the FA Cup at the third round stage tonight, losing 2-1 to League Two side Barnet.

The high-flying U's had led through a Jamie Cureton goal but second-half strikes from Ismail Yakubu and Jason Puncheon condemned them to defeat at Underhill.

The tie was due to be played on Saturday, but was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

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