Date: 6th April 2015 at 10:04am
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Barnsley’s first defeat under Lee Johnson, and first in 10-matches overall when we lost to Yorkshire rivals Sheffield United, means we go to relegation threatened Colchester needing to win today.

A run of draws, then that two-nil defeat, has seen us slip out and away from the play-offs so if we want to catch Chesterfield we can’t afford anything less than a win at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Colchester could have Tosin Olufemi (torn Achilles) back from a long-term injury but Matthew Briggs (suspension) is out but the hosts don’t have any other concerns.

A reaction to that first defeat under Johnson is needed and positively the squad isn’t thought to have any major doubts but some ‘assessment’ could be needed.

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Mason Holgate (hamstring) played the full 90-minutes against Sheffield United and will be check on with Peter Ramage seeking a recall, he’s missed the recent squads because of our number of loanees we have. It’s highly likely that ‘keeper Adam Davies (abdomen) will miss out again.

This would be a game we would have targeted for all three-points in our run in but Colchester winning on Friday and us losing on Saturday, with them having the extra day to recover, will make a tough game tougher but if we want to make the top six we’ve simply got to win!

Will we?

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