Colchester United boss, John McGreal, admitted that his side were “lacking in confidence” following another 3-0 defeat, this time at the hands of League Two play-off rivals Exeter City in Devon on Saturday.
Colchester United have rebounded between defeats and victories in recent weeks, and defender Frankie Kent hopes that the U’s will again show that bouncebackability at play-off rivals Exeter City this afternoon.
Colchester United are facing up to a serious midfield crisis, after talisman Ben Stevenson hobbled off during the second half of Tuesday night’s disappointing 3-0 home defeat to play-off rivals Forest Green Rovers.
Bury Town marksman, Cemal Ramadan, believes that the Blues must win their next two matches, against high-flyers Coggeshall Town and Bowers & Pitsea, to be in with a shout of gate crashing the Bostik North play-offs.
Ben Stevenson has graduated from being one of the least experienced central midfielders in Colchester United’s squad, to becoming the most experienced fit midfielder, within the space of just a few weeks.
Colchester United’s Tom Lapslie will be out for at least another three weeks, while fellow midfielders Harry Pell and Brandon Comley are still struggling with injuries, ahead of Saturday’s home clash with Newport County.
AFC Sudbury manager, Mark Morsley, was delighted with some of his young side’s football, especially during the first period, despite last night’s heavy 5-1 home defeat at the hands of promotion-chasing Maldon & Tiptree.