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Cambridge United 2-1 Welling United

Adam Cunnington

Promotion chasing Cambridge United got back to winning ways after an entertaining second half display earned them victory over Welling.

Adam Cunnington put the U's ahead from the spot after Ryan Donaldson was felled by Loui Fazackerley.

The visitors levelled midway through the second half when Tobi Sho-Silva headed from close range.

But Delano Sam-Yorke sealed all three points for the home side with a cool finish from the right side of the box.

The win keeps Cambridge in second place and they are now 11 points behind leaders Luton.

Welling slip to 14th, six points off the play-off places.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 13Norris
  • 6Miller
  • 14Tait
  • 3Taylor
  • 4Coulson
  • 24ArnoldSubstituted forSam-Yorkeat 46'minutes
  • 8Champion
  • 22Chadwick
  • 18BerrySubstituted forL Hughesat 46'minutes
  • 7Donaldson
  • 9CunningtonSubstituted forPughat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Roberts
  • 25Bird
  • 15Pugh
  • 19Sam-Yorke
  • 17L Hughes

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 36Mawson
  • 38Taylor
  • 23Williams
  • 33Healy
  • 37AjalaSubstituted forOuaniat 52'minutes
  • 8Clarke
  • 2FazackerleyBooked at 63mins
  • 35Sho-Silva
  • 10LafayetteSubstituted forCornickat 27'minutes
  • 32Wakefield

Substitutes

  • 22Ouani
  • 34Cornick
  • 13Turner
  • 27Day
  • 5Karagiannis
Referee:
Paul Rees
Attendance:
2,012

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

Corner, Cambridge United.

Attempt blocked. Andy Pugh (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Cambridge United.

Attempt saved. Harry Cornick (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

Attempt blocked. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

Luke Chadwick (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

Offside, Welling United. Malik Ouani tries a through ball, but Malik Ouani is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) right footed shot misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Welling United.

Attempt saved. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

Corner, Cambridge United.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1. Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Richard Tait.

Foul by Andy Pugh (Cambridge United).

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Corner, Welling United.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Welling United 1. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Wakefield with a cross.

Corner, Welling United.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Andy Pugh replaces Adam Cunnington because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Welling United).

Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Welling United 0. Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Cambridge United. Ryan Donaldson draws a foul in the penalty area.

Attempt missed. Lee Clarke (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United).

Josh Wakefield (Welling United) wins a free kick.

Attempt saved. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Adam Cunnington.

Corner, Cambridge United.

Corner, Cambridge United.

Attempt saved. Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Richard Tait with a cross.

Foul by Malik Ouani (Welling United).

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