Fiacre Kelleher got here off the bench to earn Colchester a degree from their 1-1 draw with promotion-chasing Salford in Sky Bet League Two.
The Ammies went shut within the tenth minute when residence goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara pushed away Matt Smith’s header, following Jason Lowe’s ball into the realm.
The guests edged the primary half however Colchester virtually took the lead in first-half stoppage-time when John Akinde despatched a free header straight at keeper Alex Cairns, following Noah Chilvers’ ball into the six-yard field.
The second half was a livelier affair and Salford took a Forty ninth-minute lead by means of Conor McAleny, who nodded in from shut vary from Ryan Watson’s help after Theo Vassell’s header from a nook had struck the crossbar.
However, Colchester equalised within the 63rd minute when substitute Kelleher rose to plant a tremendous header from Luke Chambers’ go into the web.
Arthur Read’s long-range effort was pushed away by Cairns, who additionally brilliantly pushed away Cole Skuse’s rocket for a nook within the closing levels.
However, the factors have been shared.