• Sky Bet League 1
  • 10 Nov 2012
  • KO 15:00
  • Ground: Alexandra Stadium
Home team Score Away team

Crewe Alexandra

3-2

Colchester United

Lauri Dalla Valle 51
Luke Murphy 64 (pen)
Mathias Pogba 74
Freddie Sears 3
Ian Henderson 30

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Saturday 10th November 2012 18:02

Pogba: Scored the winner

Pogba: Scored the winner

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Mathias Pogba netted the winner as Crewe stunned Colchester with an amazing second-half comeback to win 3-2.

Colchester got off to the perfect start when Freddie Sears poked home Ian Henderson's cutback with three minutes gone.

Marcus Bean saw a header saved by Alex goalkeeper Alan Martin, but the visitors doubled their lead with half an hour gone when Henderson latched on to Magnus Okuonghae's long punt and chipped home a sublime finish.

Five minutes after the break Crewe got the breakthrough as Pogba squared for Lauri Dalle Valle to pull one back with a simple finish into an empty net.

Martin then kept the home side in it by tipping Bean's lob over the bar before Murphy levelled from the penalty spot in the 64th minute after Magnus Okuonghae handled Dalle Valle's goalbound header.

Ten minutes later the Alex completed the turnaround when Aneke rose to head in Moore's cross at the far post.