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Weston Homes Community Stadium (ATT 4,149) 26th October 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: Stuart Attwell

Colchester Colchester United vs Peterborough United Peterboro

Colchester 1

M Bonne (70)

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Peterboro 0

L Tomlin (S/O 54)

Fairytale winner sinks Posh

Last Updated: 26/10/13 6:48pm

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Lee Tomlin: Saw red in the second-half

Lee Tomlin: Saw red in the second-half

Macauley Bonne headed a fairytale winner for Colchester on his 18th birthday to secure his side a shock 1-0 win over Peterborough.

U's goalkeeper Sam Walker saved from Jack Payne early on while at the other end, Posh keeper Bobby Olejnik denied Craig Eastmond's low shot with his legs.

Payne blasted over for the visitors just before the half hour before Walker made a brilliant save from point-blank save to deny Rowe as Peterborough looked for an opener.

Colchester came close to scoring just before the break through Craig Eastmond, whose shot bounced off the crossbar after a good interchange with Clinton Morrison.

Peterborough were reduced to 10 men eight minutes after half-time when Tomlin appeared to kick out at Eastmond and was shown a straight red card.

Posh's sense of injustice deepened when Rowe was booked for simulation after falling under Walker's challenge in the area.

Teenage substitute Bonne headed in with 21 minutes to go on his home debut, to seal Colchester their first win in 12 league games.

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6 Peterborough United 44 70
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12 Bristol City 44 56
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18 Colchester United 44 47
19 Tranmere Rovers 44 47
20 Crewe Alexandra 44 47
21 Notts County 44 46
22 Carlisle United 43 44
23 Shrewsbury Town 44 41
24 Stevenage 44 39