We've learnt a lesson - Boothroyd

COLCHESTER United manager Aidy Boothroyd says his side will learn a lesson from thier 2-2 draw at Oldham.The U's looked to be crusing to victory at 2-0, but the sending off of Marc Tierney turned the game on its head and Oldham came storming back for a share spoils.

Stuart Watson

By Stuart Watson

COLCHESTER United manager Aidy Boothroyd says his side will learn a lesson from thier 2-2 draw at Oldham.

The U's looked to be crusing to victory at 2-0, but the sending off of Marc Tierney turned the game on its head and Oldham came storming back for a share spoils.


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Boothroyd: “I think in every season there are defining moments that improve you for later on.

“We lost our discipline, had a player sent off and didn't cope with the changes very well - but we still got a point.

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“Results like this are always disappointing when you go two up, but fair play to Oldham. We will have to take this on the chin and move on."

- For full match report see tomorrow's EADT.

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