Eagles in town for latest friendly.
Colchester United will face arguably their toughest test in pre-season so far, when they take on Crystal Palace on Monday evening.
The Premier League side will be bringing a strong side to the Weston Homes Community Stadium, as both teams step up their preparations ahead of the new season.
The U's will again be without Matt Briggs as he recovers from a hip injury, but otherwise they're in good shape as the big match against Hartlepool United draws ever closer.
U's: Walker, Barnes, Brindley, Vincent-Young, Kinsella, O'Donoghue, Prosser, Eastman, Elokobi, Wynter, Kent, Lapslie, Garvan, Loft, Slater, Szmodics, Guthrie, Dickenson, Wright, Sembie-Ferris, Porter, Johnstone, Bonne