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Reaction: Gary and Sanmi Odelusi on the 4-1 win at Colchester United

6 January 2018

Watch as Gary Johnson and Sanmi Odelusi speak to the media after the 4-1 win at Colchester United.

Delighted manager Gary Johnson praised his team after Cheltenham Town came back from a goal behind to beat 10-man Colchester United 4-1 at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.

Sanmi Odelusi scored on his debut shortly after coming on at half-time to equalise for the Robins, before Nigel Atangana and Jerell Sellars netted their first goals for the club.

Mo Eisa added a fourth just six minutes from time with his 13th goal of the season to seal an emphatic victory against the U's.

"We got a performance that our long suffering supporters would have enjoyed today," said Johnson.

"It's been a long time since we've heard we want five at an away game, so I'm pleased for them and that they're still with us and they've seen their team play very well."

"It's not always easy to play against 10 men, especially when that team are contending for the automatic promotion places."

"We cleared the stadium with about half an hour to go so we must have been doing well which we did as our football demoralised them and they couldn't get near us.

"Not only that there was also an end product and I'm so pleased that Jerell got his first goal and I'm pleased that Mo got his."

Johnson was also very pleased with new signing Sanmi Odelusi's display, as the former Colchester man made an instant impact off the bench against his former club.

"I thought that Sanmi had a super debut, he looked strong and quick and I'm pleased that he got his goal," he said.

"It was always going to be written that a lad coming back to his old club gets a goal and that's what happened, we read the script before it happened."

"It's certainly a different dressing room in their now than it was last week so credit to the boys, they've worked hard this week and they've kept on top of what they were supposed to do."

Watch Gary's interview (part one)

Watch Gary's interview (part two)

Watch Sanmi Odelusi's full interview

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