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Match Preview: Colchester United

22 March 2021

Match Previews

Match Preview: Colchester United

22 March 2021

Rovers make the long trip to Essex on Tuesday night to take on Colchester United at the JobServe Stadium, 7pm kick off.

Tranmere head into this fixture having picked up a hard fought 2-1 win over Exeter City on Saturday leaving Keith Hill’s men 4th in the league table. The last six games have returned four wins, one draw and one loss.

Colchester, managed by temporary Head Coach Wayne Brown, last played on Saturday which resulted in a 1-0 loss at home to Port Vale. The U’s currently sit in 22nd position in League Two having won one, drawn two and lost three of their previous six outings

Team news 

Following Saturday’s match, Keith Hill reported no new immediate injury concerns.

Match officials

Referee: Declan Bourne

Assistant Referees: Paul Yates and Ryan Whitaker

Fourth Official: Craig Hicks

One to watch 

Attacking midfielder, Jevani Brown

The 26 year old started his senior career with Peterborough United back in 2013 before having many stints in non league football with seven different clubs.

It wasn’t until 2016 when Brown caught the eye of EFL teams once again as he scored an impressive 19 goals in 19 games for St. Neots Town. This earned him a move to Cambridge United where he would play 84 times for The Abbey side.

In the summer of 2019, Colchester United signed the exciting midfielder for an undisclosed fee. 

So far this season he has bagged 11 goals for the Essex side with nine of those coming in the space of just five games during October and November.

Match coverage

The game will be streamed live on iFollow and match passes are on sale for just £10. CLICK HERE to get your match pass.

The TRFC radio team of Phill Wilkinson and Adam Siddorn will be in place at the JobServe Community Stadium to provide live updates on proceedings. 

Please note season ticket holders do not automatically receive away games on their iFollow accounts and will have to pay for this fixture.

Alternatively, you can follow the action through our social media channels below, with full text coverage during the fixture, followed by a match report. 

Twitter: @tranmererovers 

Facebook: @trfcofficial 

Instagram: @tranmererovers 

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