Us on the up after Easter winner

Colchester moved out of the relegation zone with a narrow 1-0 victory over fellow strugglers Yeovil in a League One clash on Tuesday evening.

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Easter: Scored U's winner

Easter: Scored U's winner

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Jermaine Easter's 54th minute strike - his first since arriving on loan from Plymouth - proved enough to secure the U's victory in a dour contest at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Easter fired in a spectacular half-volley from close range, after Clive Platt had headed down David Perkins' diagonal pass.

Colchester had made most of the running in the first half, with Easter going close with a fierce shot which Yeovil keeper Josh Wagenaar tipped around the post.

But Yeovil threatened on the counter-attack and Aidan Downes wasted a good chance just before half-time when he shot weakly at keeper Dean Gerken.

Easter broke the deadlock early in the second half and although Luke Rodgers and Andy Welsh went close for the Glovers late on, Colchester held on for a crucial three points.

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7 Swindon 12 10 22
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10 Chesterfld 13 3 19
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12 Bradford 14 0 19
13 Crawley 14 -10 17
14 Colchester 14 -1 16
15 Leyton Or 13 0 15
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17 Doncaster 12 -8 14
18 Port Vale 14 -6 13
19 Gillingham 14 -7 13
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23 Walsall 14 -4 12
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