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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 15 33
2 Preston North End 13 28
3 Notts County 14 26
4 Peterborough United 15 26
5 Sheffield United 14 26
6 Oldham Athletic 15 25
7 Milton Keynes Dons 13 24
8 Rochdale 14 23
9 Swindon Town 13 23
10 Chesterfield 14 19
11 Fleetwood Town 15 19
12 Bradford City 15 19
13 Crawley Town 15 18
14 Colchester United 15 17
15 Barnsley 14 16
16 Port Vale 15 16
17 Coventry City 15 16
18 Leyton Orient 14 15
19 Walsall 15 15
20 Doncaster Rovers 13 15
21 Gillingham 15 14
22 Yeovil Town 15 13
23 Crewe Alexandra 15 13
24 Scunthorpe United 15 12