“It really hurts” – Colchester United boss Kevin Keen

Alex Gilbey lets fly with this injury-time strike that was superbly saved by keeper Chris Maxwell, d

Alex Gilbey lets fly with this injury-time strike that was superbly saved by keeper Chris Maxwell, during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Fleetwood. - Credit: Sarah Lucy brown

Manager Kevin Keen felt that his Colchester United side deserved to end their long wait for a league victory, in tonight’s 1-1 draw with fellow strugglers Fleetwood Town.

Goaclscorer Alex Gilbey, who broke the deadlock in the 38th minute, was denied a winner by a superb injury-time save from keeper Chris Maxwell.

“It really hurts when a keeper makes a save like that,” admitted Keen.

“Fleetwood scored a fantastic goal (Eggert Jonsson). The boy hit a real screamer, but we just got on with it.

“I’m pleased with the way we reacted. The heads did not go down and I thought we recovered well to the setback.


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“We came on strongly at the end, but fortunately we’re still looking for that win in the league,” added Keen.

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