“It was a different kind of win” – enthused Colchester United boss John McGreal

Colchester's Kurtis Guthrie scores with this low flying header to level the score at 1-1, during tod

Colchester's Kurtis Guthrie scores with this low flying header to level the score at 1-1, during today's 2-1 win over Notts County. Picture by Steve Waller - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Colchester United boss John McGreal was delighted with his side’s 2-1 home win over trouubled Notts County at a foggy Weston Homes Commuity Stadium this afternoon.

Richard Duffy’s 75th minute own goal decided today’s contest, after Kurtis Guthrie had headed home a 24th minute leveller following Elliott Hewitt’s 17th minute opener for the Magpies.

“It was a different kind of win for us today, as opposed to the rest of the season,” enthused McGreal.

“I’m pleased with the way we came back from a goal down to win, although it wasn’t pretty.

“We were playing an experienced Notts County side, who have a lot of quality in their ranks.

“It was a bad goal for us to concede, because we did not deal with the initial throw-in and then we didn’t deal with the corner.

“But Denny Johnstone deserves credit for his role in the equaliser. He works so hard and I’m sure his goal will come.

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“I haven’t got a clue what happened with our winning goal. I thought that Denny (Johnstone) had got it, but the fourth official told me that it was deflected in as an own goal.

“But they all count,” added McGreal.

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