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Sky Bet League 1

Weston Homes Community Stadium (ATT 3,229) 20th November 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: T Kettle

Colchester Colchester United vs Coventry City Coventry

Colchester 1

T Eastman (71)

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Coventry 3

F Moussa (34)
W Edjenguele (37)
D McGoldrick (87)

U's downed by Sky Blues

Last Updated: 20/11/12 11:21pm

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David McGoldrick: Scored Coventry's third goal

David McGoldrick: Scored Coventry's third goal

Resurgent Coventry claimed their fifth win in six matches in all competitions with a 3-1 win over Colchester.

The visitors took a two-goal advantage into the half-time interval courtesy of strikes from Franck Moussa and William Edjenguele.

Tom Eastman reduced the deficit for the hosts but David McGoldrick sealed the points for the Sky Blues.

Moussa stabbed home from Gary McSheffrey's low cross after 34 minutes before Coventry doubled their lead in controversial circumstances.

When Carl Baker's cross was headed in by Edjenguele at the far post, the assistant referee's flag was up quickly, with McSheffrey adjudged to have been in an offside position. But after consulting his assistant, referee Trevor Kettle allowed the goal to stand.

Eastman headed in Anthony Wordsworth's free-kick with 19 minutes to go to give the U's hope but McGoldrick secured the win with a tidy close-range finish.

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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 45 96
2 Preston North End 45 89
3 Milton Keynes Dons 45 88
4 Swindon Town 44 77
5 Sheffield United 45 70
6 Chesterfield 45 68
7 Rochdale 45 63
8 Bradford City 45 62
9 Peterborough United 45 62
10 Fleetwood Town 45 60
11 Walsall 45 59
12 Gillingham 45 59
13 Barnsley 45 59
14 Doncaster Rovers 45 58
15 Scunthorpe United 45 56
16 Oldham Athletic 45 56
17 Port Vale 45 54
18 Coventry City 45 52
19 Crewe Alexandra 45 52
20 Notts County 45 50
21 Crawley Town 45 50
22 Leyton Orient 45 48
23 Colchester United 44 48
24 Yeovil Town 45 40