Carl Marston’s U’s Player Ratings after dramatic home defeat to Mansfield

Will he or won't he? Will Sammie Szmodics be on his way out of Colchester United this week? Picture

Will he or won't he? Will Sammie Szmodics be on his way out of Colchester United this week? Picture STEVE WALLER - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his U’s Player Ratings out of 10 following yesterday’s 3-2 home defeat to Mansfield Town, during which the U’s squandered a two-goal lead by conceding three second-half goals.

Rene Gilmartin 7

One great save to thwart Benning

Ryan Jackson 6

Some last ditch defending


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Tom Eastman 7

Broke deadlock with poacher’s effort

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Luke Prosser 7

Skipper made good interceptions

Brennan Dickenson 6

Struggled a little defensively

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Tom Lapslie 6

Plenty of effort, but frustrated

Harry Pell 6

Not much room for him in midfield

Courtney Senior 7

Very effective in first half

Sammie Szmodics 8

Lively performance, just lacked a goal

Frank Nouble 7

A handful down the left

Mikael Mandron 7

Assist for opening goal

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