U's fall to FA Cup defeat

COLCHESTER United were knocked out of the FA Cup at the third round stage tonight, losing 2-1 to League Two side Barnet.The U's had led through a Jamie Cureton goal but second-half strikes from Ismail Yakubu and Jason Puncheon condemned them to defeat at Underhill.

COLCHESTER United were knocked out of the FA Cup at the third round stage tonight, losing 2-1 to League Two side Barnet.

The U's had led through a Jamie Cureton goal but second-half strikes from Ismail Yakubu and Jason Puncheon condemned them to defeat at Underhill.

The tie was due to be played on Saturday, but was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

For full match report and reaction, see Wednesday's EADT


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