Us triumph in Essex derby

Colchester 3 Southend 0Colchester took on their Essex rivals Southend - and romped home to victory.With Southend down to nine men in the second half Colchester's success was never really in doubt - even after losing Chris Barker to a double yellow card - gifting them their seventh home win in a row.

Colchester 3 Southend 0

Colchester took on their Essex rivals Southend - and romped home to victory.

With Southend down to nine men in the second half Colchester's success was never really in doubt - even after losing Chris Barker to a double yellow card - gifting them their seventh home win in a row.

Greg Halford, Pat Baldwin and Jamie Cureton all found the back of the net to give the Us their first win over Southend in 17 years.

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