Colchester United v Reading, 29 August 2017

Score2-2
RefereeGavin Ward
CompetitionFootball League Trophy Group B – South
VenueWeston Homes Community Stadium
Attendance572
Kick-off: 7.30pm Due to winning the penalty shoot-out (6-5) after 90 minutes, Colchester United were awarded a bonus point.

2 Reading

Goals:

Sammie Szmodics 5 G
Eoin McKeown 87 G

Goals:

Josh Barrett 19 G
Ben House 42 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Rene Gilmartin
Defender Tom Eastman
Defender Lewis Kinsella
Defender/Midfielder Cameron James
Midfielder Sean Murray
Midfielder Sammie Szmodics
Midfielder Diaz Wright
Midfielder Drey Wright
Forward Tariq Issa
Forward Mikael Mandron

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper George Legg
Defender Axel Andrésson
Defender Tom Holmes
Defender Gabriel Osho
Midfielder Josh Barrett
Midfielder Ryan East
Midfielder Tyler Frost
Midfielder Jordan Holsgrove
Forward Ben House
Forward Sam Smith

Substitutions:

Ryan Jackson for Kane Vincent-Young 46
Tommy O'Sullivan for Sammie Szmodics 46
Eoin McKeown for Tariq Issa 78

Substitutions:

Joel Rollinson for Ben House 88

Cards:

Tommy O'Sullivan 78 Y

Cards:

Axel Andrésson 28 Y
Ramarni Medford-Smith 40 Y
Ben House 52 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Sam Walker
Defender Ryan Jackson
Defender Frankie Kent
Midfielder Tom Lapslie
Midfielder Tommy O'Sullivan
Forward Charley Edge
Forward Eoin McKeown

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Liam Driscoll
Defender Teddy Howe
Defender/Midfielder Andre Burley
Midfielder Cameron Green
Midfielder Jack Nolan
Midfielder Joel Rollinson
Midfielder Ade Shokunbi

Comments:

ABBA penalty shoot-out details (Colchester United went second) 2 – Lewis Kinsella [scored] 3 – Cameron James [scored] 6 – Mikael Mandron [scored] 7 – Drey Wright [scored] 10 – Tommy O'Sullivan [scored] 11 – Ryan Jackson [scored]

Comments:

ABBA penalty shoot-out details (Reading went first) 1 – Axel Andrésson [scored] 4 – Sam Smith [scored] 5 – Jordan Holsgrove [scored] 8 – Tom Holmes [scored] 9 – Josh Barrett [scored] 12 – Joel Rollinson [missed] In line with Premier League and League Championship clubs being allowed to enter the competition, Reading had to select at least six players in their starting line-up who were aged under 21 on 30 June 2017.