Cambridge manager Colin Calderwood hailed the character and perseverance of his players after they recovered from an “absolutely dreadful” first half to run out 2-1 winners at Colchester.
Substitute Harry Darling’s first professional goal was a late winner as Cambridge came from behind to secure a 2-1 victory at East Anglian rivals Colchester.
Defender Kane Vincent-Young could return for Colchester’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Cambridge.
Colchester head coach John McGreal was delighted to see his side book a second-round tie at Premier League side Crystal Palace following a 3-0 win over Swindon in the Carabao Cup.
Colchester won their first League Cup tie since 2010 after beating Swindon 3-0.
Colchester defender Ryan Jackson is pushing for a recall in the Carabao Cup first-round clash with Swindon.
Manager Ryan Lowe admits his pace-setting Sky Bet League Two side Plymouth are still a “work in progress” despite getting off to a flying start.
Ryan Lowe’s Sky Bet League Two pace setters Plymouth Argyle made it back-to-back wins with a hard fought 1-0 home victory over Colchester United.
Defender Josh Grant is set to make his Plymouth debut in their League Two clash with Colchester after completing a half-season loan move from Chelsea.
Colchester head coach John McGreal was pleased to see his side battle back and claim a point in their 1-1 draw with Port Vale.
Luke Norris earned Colchester a point following a closely-contested 1-1 draw with Port Vale.
Colchester should have midfielder Harry Pell in contention again for the Sky Bet League Two opener against Port Vale.
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