‘We are in a dogfight’ – Joe Dunne

COLCHESTER United boss Joe Dunne has admitted that his U’s team are in a relegation dogfight.

The U’s slumped to their sixth defeat in seven games this afternoon, losing 2-0 at home to Oldham Athletic.

“That was not good enough,” confessed Dunne.

“We were lack-lustrre, and it was very disappointing considering we had just had two weeks without a game.

“We did not pass the ball in the first half. We had opportunities to be brave on the ball, but we were not.


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“We are not winning enough battles at the moment, and I have just said to the players that they are in a dogfight.

“I thought our back four were very poor today. We did not play well enough,” added Dunne.

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The Latics broke the deadlock through a 33rd minute header by Jean-Yves M’Voto, and they doubled their lead on 61 minutes through a Brian Wilson own goal, following good work by Matt Derbyshire.

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