Colchester United manager Aidy Boothroyd thinks Tranmere Rovers will go on the attack at the Weston Homes Community Stadium this afternoon.

Rovers are in the relegation zone in Coca-Cola League One and need the points in order to boost their chances of survival.

The U's are desperate for a win in order to keep their fading play-off hopes alive.

Colchester manager Boothroyd said: “I think they will come and attack.

“I saw them at Brentford and I thought that they were the better side from the off.

“They are playing for their manager and they have a real go.

“What we have to do is make sure that we respect them but also go out and try and get the points as well.

“In my opinion, we need the points more than they do."

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