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Exeter City 2-2 Cambridge United

Exeter City came from two goals down to earn a point against Cambridge United.

The visitors led through Robbie Simpson's low shot and doubled their advantage when Craig Woodman turned Simpson's cross into his own net.

Exeter halved the deficit as Tom Nichols produced a crisp finish after good work from Clinton Morrison.

The comeback was complete when David Wheeler got in front of Chris Dunn to head in Alex Nicholls' cross to move Exeter three points off the play-offs.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 30Pym
  • 11Davies
  • 8OakleySubstituted forMorrisonat 60'minutes
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Woodman
  • 14McAllisterSubstituted forRibeiroat 45'minutes
  • 2Butterfield
  • 7Sercombe
  • 33HarleySubstituted forWheelerat 61'minutes
  • 23Nicholls
  • 20Nichols

Substitutes

  • 6Ribeiro
  • 10Keohane
  • 21Hamon
  • 22Wheeler
  • 26Tillson
  • 31Cummins
  • 34Morrison

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2Tait
  • 18NelsonBooked at 77mins
  • 4CoulsonBooked at 30mins
  • 3Taylor
  • 31KaikaiSubstituted forChadwickat 84'minutes
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Champion
  • 14Hunt
  • 15Simpson
  • 9Slew

Substitutes

  • 6Miller
  • 13Norris
  • 19Ball
  • 22Chadwick
  • 29Akintunde
  • 32Bird
  • 40Chiedozie
Referee:
Mick Russell
Attendance:
3,012

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home19
Away11
Shots on Target
Home9
Away1
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away5

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 2, Cambridge United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 2, Cambridge United 2.

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 2, Cambridge United 2. David Wheeler (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

Foul by Tom Nichols (Exeter City).

Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Jordan Slew (Cambridge United).

Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Luke Chadwick replaces Sullay Kaikai.

Attempt missed. Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt missed. Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Michael Nelson.

Attempt blocked. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Michael Nelson (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Michael Nelson (Cambridge United).

David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Arron Davies (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Tom Champion (Cambridge United).

Arron Davies (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Exeter City 1, Cambridge United 2. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Clinton Morrison.

Attempt saved. Liam Sercombe (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Arron Davies (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. David Wheeler replaces Ryan Harley.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Clinton Morrison replaces Matt Oakley.

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City).

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

Johnny Hunt (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Arron Davies (Exeter City).

Attempt blocked. Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Own Goal by Craig Woodman, Exeter City. Exeter City 0, Cambridge United 2.

Attempt saved. Ryan Harley (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

goal

As It Stood

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1Shrewsbury30177643202358
2Burton30177641271458
3Wycombe301511441231856
4Southend3015963324954
5Luton291410536231352
6Newport3013893736147
7Plymouth301371035221346
8Bury30137104034646
9Exeter311110104244-243
10Stevenage30126123938142
11Wimbledon29118104038241
12Morecambe30118113129241
13Northampton30124144741640
14Cambridge29107124436837
15Accrington29113153749-1236
16Portsmouth29810112933-434
17Oxford Utd30810123338-534
18Dag & Red3097143239-734
19Carlisle30103173852-1433
20Tranmere29710123035-531
21Mansfield2987142437-1331
22Cheltenham3079142645-1930
23York30514112937-829
24Hartlepool3066182350-2724
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