Colchester 1-3 Coventry- Match Report

Jacob Murphy at the double as Coventry win at ColchesterJacob Murphy bagged a brace as Coventry City won 3-1 at Colchester United to record their third straight league win.Jim O'Brien fired into the side netting for Coventry before Colchester took a 17th-minute lead through Macauley Bonne, who tapped in from twoy ards from Callum Harriott's superb low cross.Coventry keeper Reice Charles-Cook saved George Moncur's free-kick while Colchester striker Marvin Sordell's low shot struck the inside of a post and rolled along the line.But Coventry equalised just after the half-hour through former Colchester loanee Murphy, who finished well after Tom Eastman had blocked Marc Antoine-Fortune's low cross.And the Sky Blues went in at half-time ahead when Murphy pounced on Frankie Kent's slip to bag his second of the game, following a quick free-kick.Coventry extended their lead less than four minutes after the break through Antoine-Fortune, who tapped in after keeper Jamie Jones had fumbled Ruben Lameiras' low cross into his path.Charles-Cook denied Colchester substitute Gavin Massey late on, as Coventry sealed a deserved victory

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