Joe Dunne believes the experience from last season's relegation escape will help his Colchester side after a 0-0 draw at Crewe.
Freddie Sears hit the woodwork as Colchester came closest to breaking a goalless stalemate at relegation rivals Crewe.
Team news for Easter Monday's League One clash between Crewe and Colchester at Gresty Road.
Colchester boss Joe Dunne admits the 1-0 defeat to Oldham was hard to take - but is confident heading into Monday's match at Crewe.
Oldham took a major stride towards League One safety after grinding out a 1-0 victory at Colchester on Good Friday.
Team news for Good Friday's League One clash between Colchester United and Oldham Athletic at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Colchester can breathe a little easier following a 3-2 victory at Stevenage, but Joe Dunne insists there is still a long way to go.
Freddie Sears scored twice as Colchester eased their relegation worries with a 3-2 victory away to bottom side Stevenage.