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Weston Homes Community Stadium (ATT 3,088) 25th February 2014 - Kick off 19:45

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Sanchez Watt: Misses the clash

Sanchez Watt: Misses the clash

Team news for Tuesday's League Two clash between Colchester United and Sheffield United at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Sanchez Watt continues his suspension as Colchester play host to fellow strugglers Sheffield United.

The forward serves the second game of his three-match ban following his sending-off at Swindon and will also miss this weekend's trip to leaders Leyton Orient.

Gavin Massey stepped in for Saturday's unfortunate 2-1 defeat at home to Preston and could well get the nod once again, with Jabo Ibehre also returning after illness to take his place in the starting XI ahead of Clinton Morrison.

Drey Wright is closing in on his return after knee surgery but fellow long-term absentee Josh Thompson (ankle) remains some way off his comeback.

Sheffield United winger Ryan Flynn is hoping to shake off a knock in time for the game at Colchester.

Flynn scored his fifth goal of the season in the weekend win against Bristol City before being replaced by recent loan signing Ben Davies with 20 minutes to go.

Davies, on loan from Derby until the end of the season, made his second appearance off the bench on Saturday and could make his first start if Flynn fails a late fitness test.

Midfielder Stephen McGinn is still struggling with the back problem that kept him out at the weekend, while boss Nigel Clough is expected to make one or two changes again as the Blades continue their hectic fixture schedule.

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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 46 99
2 Milton Keynes Dons 46 91
3 Preston North End 46 89
4 Swindon Town 46 79
5 Sheffield United 46 71
6 Chesterfield 46 69
7 Bradford City 46 65
8 Rochdale 46 63
9 Peterborough United 46 63
10 Fleetwood Town 46 63
11 Barnsley 46 62
12 Gillingham 46 62
13 Doncaster Rovers 46 61
14 Walsall 46 59
15 Oldham Athletic 46 57
16 Scunthorpe United 46 56
17 Coventry City 46 55
18 Port Vale 46 54
19 Colchester United 46 52
20 Crewe Alexandra 46 52
21 Notts County 46 50
22 Crawley Town 46 50
23 Leyton Orient 46 49
24 Yeovil Town 46 40