Select a Team

Sky Bet League 1

Greenhous Meadow (ATT 4,364) 22nd October 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: Darren Drysdale

Shrewsbury Shrewsbury Town vs Colchester United Colchester

Shrewsbury 1

Cristian Lopez (4)

ft

Colchester 1

M Bean (44)

U's drought extended by Shrews

Last Updated: 22/10/13 11:18pm

  • Share:
Marcus Bean: Equalised for Colchester

Marcus Bean: Equalised for Colchester

Colchester's run without a win was extended to 11 games after they came from behind to claim a 1-1 draw at Shrewsbury.

The hosts came flying out of the blocks and raced into a third-minute lead.

Adam Reach delivered an inviting cross from the left which was powerfully headed to the roof of the net by Cristian Lopez, a first goal in English football for the Spanish striker on loan from Huddersfield.

It set the tone for a dominant first-half display from Shrewsbury who were denied further success by a couple of fine saves from goalkeeper Sam Walker, who did well to hold on to Dave Winfield's volley and Jon Taylor's 25-yard piledriver.

Colchester had offered no threat until they pulled level out of nothing two minutes before the break.

Clinton Morrison touched the ball to Marcus Bean and his low angled shot found the far corner of the net despite goalkeeper Chris Weale getting a good hand to the ball.

The two sides cancelled each other out for long stages of a second half largely devoid of goalmouth action.

But Gavin Massey came close to a late winner for the visitors when he fired just wide from the edge of the box.

  • Share:

Matches

Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Barnsley 0 0
2 Bradford City 0 0
3 Bristol City 0 0
4 Chesterfield 0 0
5 Colchester United 0 0
6 Coventry City 0 0
7 Crawley Town 0 0
8 Crewe Alexandra 0 0
9 Doncaster Rovers 0 0
10 Fleetwood Town 0 0
11 Gillingham 0 0
12 Leyton Orient 0 0
13 Milton Keynes Dons 0 0
14 Notts County 0 0
15 Oldham Athletic 0 0
16 Peterborough United 0 0
17 Port Vale 0 0
18 Preston North End 0 0
19 Rochdale 0 0
20 Scunthorpe United 0 0
21 Sheffield United 0 0
22 Swindon Town 0 0
23 Walsall 0 0
24 Yeovil Town 0 0