Colchester had a 2-0 lead at half-time away against Oldham in Saturday’s match the England League Two. In the third period Oldham edged closer but in the end Colchester was able to see the game off and win 2-1.
Colchester scored the first goal when Freddie Sears netted in the 9th minute, making it 1-0.
The team increased the lead to 0-2 early in the match when Noah Chilvers made his mark as he scored in the 12th minute.
It took until the 73rd minute before Dylan Bahamboula reduced the score Oldham. Oldham were unable to score any more goals. This brought the final score to 1-2.
Oldham’s losing streak now tallies four in a row.
Oldham have had a sluggish start to the season and are without points from their first four games. Colchester are on five points.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 5-2 home win for Oldham in April 2021.
After this game in the England League Two, Oldham will play Sutton (away) on 2021-08-28, Barrow (home) on 2021-09-04 and Leyton Orient (away) on 2021-09-11. Colchester play Rochdale (away) on 2021-08-27, Sutton (home) on 2021-09-04 and Barrow (away) on 2021-09-10.