Ahead of City crucial clash with Colchester United on Monday – which the Grecians know they must win to be in with a chance of the Wembley final next week – we take a look at some of the previous encounters against the Essex side.
City have faced the U’s 23 times in total, with seven wins and eight draws, and here are just a few of the recent battles between the two.
Colchester United 1 Exeter City 0 | Thursday, June 18, 2020 | Sky Bet League Two Play-Offs
The two teams met just a few days ago in the first leg as a late free-kick from Cohen Bramall separated the two sides in Essex
Exeter City 0 Colchester United 0 | Saturday, January 25, 2020 | Sky Bet League Two
Two of the league’s form sides met at St James Park knowing three points could be huge for either club’s promotion push. The draw stretched City’s unbeaten run to eleven matches in the league.
Colchester United 2 Exeter City 2 | Sunday, December 29, 2019 | Sky Bet League Two
Another draw between the pair, this time in Essex, as City came from behind to take a point. Jake Taylor gave City the early lead but Colchester went ahead after goals from Harry Pell and Theo Robinson. Ryan Bowman’s penalty deep into the second half secured the draw.
Exeter City 3 Colchester United 0 | Saturday, March 16, 2019 | Sky Bet League Two
Matt Jay, Lee Holmes and Nicky Law were all on the score sheet as City comfortably beat their opponents to pick up their first victory in four matches.