Match gallery: Colchester United 2 Mansfield Town 0

Mansfield Town's 15-year wait for a win against Colchester United went on after a 2-0 away defeat.

Sunday, 8th October 2017, 2:30 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:56 am
Colchester United vs Mansfield Town - Omari Sterling-James and Will Atkinson of Mansfield Town after Colchester take the lead - Pic By James Williamson
Colchester United vs Mansfield Town - Omari Sterling-James and Will Atkinson of Mansfield Town after Colchester take the lead - Pic By James Williamson

The Stags last win against the U’s came way back in 2002, seven meetings ago.

A five-minute first-half burst from Sean Murray and Mikhael Mandron condemned the Stags to only their second league defeat in their last nine.

The Stags ended Notts County’s impressive nine-game unbeaten run last weekend, but failed to back it up at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

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Colchester United vs Mansfield Town - Omari Sterling-James and Will Atkinson of Mansfield Town after Colchester take the lead - Pic By James Williamson

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