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Paul Lambert told BBC Essex Radio that his side played some of "the best football" he has seen, having had a vast of experience in the game.

The Scott wanted Colchester to give a good opening-day account of themselves as a day-late 40th-Birthday present against City during the opening clash of the 2009-10 season.

The U`s have targeted a top-six finish and Lambert said: "It was the best I`ve seen in years, including when I played the game. I thought they were sensational."

He continued: "I didn`t think we were going to come here and just sit back because Norwich will still be one of the favourites, no doubt about it. I thought they [the team] were brilliant."

Lambert had full-time praise for returning loanee, Kevin Lisbie and his strike-partner Clive Platt, who both grabbed a double-strike and David Perkins, in particular, also finding the net as a second-half substitute. His assist was provided by Kem Izzet, celebrating his 300th League match for the U`s in midfield.

"Lisbie was a massive, massive signing for us. If Kevin was fully-fit, he`d have had a hat-trick," added Lambert.

He also reserved praise for the nigh-on 2,000 U`s fans who made the fairly short trip to Carrow Road. The game`s attendance was one of the biggest-ever since City`s stadium became an all-seater, in 1992.

"I`m sure the crowd, who were phenomenal again, will be there on Tuesday night [for the League Cup clash with Layton Orient] in their droves after that. Our fans are terrific and outsung 23,000 people, which is great."

The full interview will appear shortly, on the BBC Sport CU-FC homepage.


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Date:Saturday August 8 2009

Time: 7:01PM

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i guess you couldn't have asked for a better start :-)
merlin
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08/08/2009 20:15:00

Very true, Merlin. We should get the headlines as well, because there's no Premiership to take them all!!
Matt_Us
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08/08/2009 20:16:00

Yeah -what a start! We Are Top Of The League!!!!
StevieG Col U
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08/08/2009 21:53:00

Lol we were top for a couple of hours !!!!!!!!!!!!!
gills-1962
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09/08/2009 09:12:00

It's early days, but still... :D [Edited by MattUs]
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09/08/2009 19:22:00

 

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