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Colchester United vs Luton Town. Sky Bet League Two.

Weston Homes Community StadiumAttendance5,445.

Colchester United 2

  • C Porter (4th minute, 31st minute)

Luton Town 1

  • I Vassell (93rd minute)

Colchester 2-1 Luton: Porter double downs Hatters

Saturday 25 March 2017 19:37, UK

Highlights from the Sky Bet League Two fixture between Colchester and Luton.

Chris Porter's brace helped play-off chasing Colchester beat Luton 2-1 and deal a blow to their opponents' Sky Bet League Two promotion hopes.

Colchester took a fourth-minute lead when Porter netted with a fine looping header from Brennan Dickenson's superb cross.

Luton keeper Matt Macey foiled Dickenson and Drey Wright while Tom Eastman headed over from six yards, as the U's pushed for a second.

Colchester eventually doubled their lead just after the half-hour mark through Porter, who prodded in Richard Brindley's cross from close range despite Macey's efforts to keep it out.

Porter almost completed a hat-trick just before half-time when he headed over from Sean Murray's free-kick.

Luton improved after the break and substitute James Justin's curling effort was palmed over by keeper Sam Walker, seconds after George Elokobi had cleared Alan Sheehan's shot off the line.

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Luton gave themselves brief hope when Isaac Vassell scored from close range after Colchester had failed to clear a ball into the box but the hosts held on for a valuable win.

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