Karl Robinson watched his MK Dons side draw 3-3 at Wigan - then admitted his disappointment at letting the FA Cup holders off the hook.
Patrick Bamford helped League 1 side MK Dons to an FA Cup third round replay after a 3-3 draw against holders Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
Wigan midfielder Ben Watson, whose header secured victory over Manchester City in the 2013 final, has a foot injury and will be missing for the holders on Saturday.
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson admitted his side could not have done much more to win the game after Colchester held out for a 0-0 draw.
Colchester were indebted to their outstanding goalkeeper Sam Walker after he helped them secure a 0-0 draw at MK Dons.
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson will be banned from the touchline for the New Year's Day clash with Colchester after accepting a misconduct charge.
Team news for Wednesday's League One clash between MK Dons and Colchester at Stadium:mk.
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson described the Brentford as 'sensational' after seeing them beat his team 3-1 at Griffin Park.