Carl Marston’s Colchester United Player Ratings after defeat to Oldham

U's leading scorer Sammie Szmodics tries to get past Mohamed Maouche during the 2-0 home defeat to O

U's leading scorer Sammie Szmodics tries to get past Mohamed Maouche during the 2-0 home defeat to Oldham last weekend. Picture: STEVE WALLER - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester United correspondent Carl Marston awards his Player Ratings out of 10 following yesterday’s disappointing 2-0 home defeat to Oldham Athletic, which saw the U’s drop a place to eighth and be two points adrift of the play-off zone.

Dillon Barnes 5

Big error led to second goal

Ryan Jackson 6

Not as threatening as usual


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Luke Prosser 7

Pick of the U’s defence

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Frankie Kent 5

Over-hit back pass proved costly

Kane Vincent-Young 6

A few bright moments in attack

Tom Lapslie 6

Got into several scoring positions

Ben Stevenson 5

Passing let him down

- The players were ‘nervous’ – John McGreal

Courtney Senior 5

Too many tricks didn’t come off

Sammie Szmodics 7

U’s best player, a main threat

Abo Eisa 5

Replaced at half-time

Luke Norris 6

Half-chances but still no goal

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