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The John Smith's Stadium (ATT 11,043) 20th August 2011 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: I Williamson

Huddsf'ld Huddersfield Town vs Colchester United Colchester

Huddsf'ld 3

J Rhodes (3, 59)
L Novak (64)

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Colchester 2

K Odejayi (5)
M Antonio (27)

Rhodes at the double for Town

Last Updated: 20/08/11 8:14pm

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Rhodes: Brace for Terriers

Rhodes: Brace for Terriers

Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes struck twice in a 3-2 win over Colchester that extends Town's unbeaten league run to 29 matches.

Rhodes swept the home side in front with a neat near-post finish in the third minute of Saturday's League One clash at the Galpharm Stadium, only for Kayode Odejayi to level for Colchester two minutes later.

Odejayi out-muscled Town skipper Peter Clarke in the race for Kemal Izzet's through-ball and drilled a shot into the bottom corner from about 12 yards.

Michail Antonio, on loan from Reading, put Colchester 2-1 in front in the 27th minute with a powerful header from Ian Henderson's cross.

But Huddersfield roared back after the break and levelled when Rhodes unleashed a stunning long-range shot into the roof of the net in the 59th minute.

Lee Novak fired his fourth goal of the season in the 64th minute with a delicate lob over Cousins from 20 yards.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 33 70
2 Milton Keynes Dons 33 62
3 Preston North End 32 62
4 Swindon Town 33 61
5 Sheffield United 32 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 33 48
7 Chesterfield 33 45
8 Bradford City 32 45
9 Port Vale 33 45
10 Peterborough United 33 44
11 Fleetwood Town 33 44
12 Barnsley 33 44
13 Oldham Athletic 32 43
14 Gillingham 33 42
15 Rochdale 31 41
16 Walsall 33 41
17 Scunthorpe United 32 41
18 Crewe Alexandra 33 39
19 Notts County 32 38
20 Coventry City 32 36
21 Leyton Orient 32 35
22 Colchester United 33 34
23 Crawley Town 33 34
24 Yeovil Town 33 30