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Accrington Stanley 2-1 Cambridge United

Piero Mingoia scored twice in a league game for the first time as Accrington moved towards the League Two play-off places with victory over Cambridge.

Mingoia struck first on 34 minutes, volleying John O'Sullivan's far-post cross past the helpless Chris Dunn.

The midfielder's second came on 72 minutes, his shot taking a deflection to wrong-foot the goalkeeper.

Cambridge, who are 13th, replied late on when Michael Nelson finished superbly from 25 yards.

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 26Rose
  • 6Winnard
  • 25Atkinson
  • 5Aldred
  • 3Liddle
  • 24Proctor
  • 4Joyce
  • 15Mingoia
  • 19MaguireSubstituted forMcCartanat 80'minutes
  • 18O'SullivanSubstituted forMolyneuxat 85'minutes
  • 33CrooksSubstituted forCarverat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7McCartan
  • 9Gray
  • 11Naismith
  • 12Simpson
  • 14Carver
  • 16Hunt
  • 21Molyneux

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2TaitBooked at 41mins
  • 4Coulson
  • 18Nelson
  • 3Taylor
  • 23BlairSubstituted forCunningtonat 70'minutes
  • 17Hughes
  • 8Champion
  • 22ChadwickSubstituted forNaylorat 56'minutes
  • 21Appiah
  • 15SimpsonSubstituted forBirdat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Cunnington
  • 12Lanzoni
  • 13Norris
  • 26Hurst
  • 27Taylor
  • 32Bird
  • 33Naylor
Referee:
Richard Clark
Attendance:
1,364

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home18
Away12
Shots on Target
Home9
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Cambridge United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 2, Cambridge United 1.

Michael Liddle (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United).

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

Foul by Marcus Carver (Accrington Stanley).

Tom Naylor (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 2, Cambridge United 1. Michael Nelson (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Tom Aldred.

Foul by Marcus Carver (Accrington Stanley).

Michael Nelson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Lee Molyneux (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from long range on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Lee Molyneux replaces John O'Sullivan because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Sean Maguire.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Marcus Carver replaces Matt Crooks.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Robert Atkinson.

Attempt blocked. Ryan Bird (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Foul by John O'Sullivan (Accrington Stanley).

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 2, Cambridge United 0. Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Adam Cunnington replaces Matty Blair.

Attempt missed. John O'Sullivan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Matt Crooks (Accrington Stanley).

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Luke Joyce.

Attempt blocked. Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Ryan Bird replaces Robbie Simpson.

Attempt saved. John O'Sullivan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Tom Aldred (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. Matt Crooks (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Tom Naylor replaces Luke Chadwick.

Attempt missed. Luke Joyce (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Attempt saved. Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Sean Maguire (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Matt Crooks (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe18105328161235
2Burton1811252521435
3Luton1810442012834
4Shrewsbury18103529151433
5Southend189451915431
6Plymouth1893621101130
7Bury189362721630
8Newport187742519628
9Exeter187652423127
10Portsmouth187562119226
11Morecambe188281920-126
12Accrington188282629-326
13Cambridge187382923624
14Northampton187382725224
15Stevenage187382626024
16Wimbledon186662325-224
17Mansfield186481521-622
18Cheltenham186481727-1022
19Oxford Utd185581923-420
20York183961722-518
21Dag & Red1853102330-718
22Carlisle1853102334-1118
23Tranmere1826101625-912
24Hartlepool1833121331-1812
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