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Cambridge United 0-3 York City

York grabbed a vital three points with a comfortable win away at Cambridge.

Wes Fletcher pounced on a loose ball on the edge of the box and drilled a powerful shot beyond goalkeeper Chris Dunn as York took control.

Michael Coulson doubled the lead when his deep cross evaded everyone and somehow dropped into the far corner of the net, as Cambridge toiled.

Jake Hyde completed the scoring when he diverted Fletcher's shot past Dunn from inside the six-yard box.

York are now two points above the League Two relegation zone, while Cambridge remain 16th.

York City manager Russ Wilcox told BBC Radio York:

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Wilcox on Cambridge v York City

"It was near perfect. I thought we got everything spot on tonight.

"The game plan was good. We know they're a big team, so stopping them getting set plays was the key and that's what we did.

"We're not going to carried away. There's still a lot of work to do."

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2Tait
  • 6Miller
  • 4Coulson
  • 3TaylorSubstituted forDunkat 58'minutes
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Champion
  • 17HughesSubstituted forMorrisseyat 66'minutes
  • 25Mendez-Laing
  • 9Slew
  • 20HarroldBooked at 8minsSubstituted forSimpsonat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Dunk
  • 13Norris
  • 15Simpson
  • 18Nelson
  • 19Ball
  • 23Morrissey
  • 31Kaikai

York

  • 31Olejnik
  • 2McCoy
  • 38Zubar
  • 15Lowe
  • 28BenningBooked at 18mins
  • 10Penn
  • 17Halliday
  • 7CoulsonSubstituted forMeikleat 90+3'minutes
  • 39HydeSubstituted forMcCombeat 86'minutes
  • 12Carson
  • 9FletcherSubstituted forSinclairat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Ilesanmi
  • 5McCombe
  • 14Montrose
  • 18Platt
  • 20Meikle
  • 24Ingham
  • 29Sinclair
Referee:
Andy Woolmer
Attendance:
4,037

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamYork
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away1
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 0, York City 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 0, York City 3.

Attempt missed. Gearoid Morrissey (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Lindon Meikle replaces Michael Coulson.

Attempt missed. Ian Miller (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

Attempt saved. Josh Coulson (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Keith Lowe.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. John McCombe replaces Jake Hyde.

Attempt missed. Jordan Slew (Cambridge United) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Josh Carson.

Attempt blocked. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Russell Penn (York City).

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Emile Sinclair replaces Wes Fletcher.

Attempt missed. Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Gearoid Morrissey (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Josh Carson (York City).

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

Foul by Michael Coulson (York City).

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

Attempt saved. Wes Fletcher (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Wes Fletcher (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Richard Tait (Cambridge United).

Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Gearoid Morrissey replaces Liam Hughes.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Robert Olejnik.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Keith Lowe.

Richard Tait (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jake Hyde (York City).

Foul by Tom Champion (Cambridge United).

Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces Matt Harrold.

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

Foul by Wes Fletcher (York City).

Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Russell Penn (York City).

Foul by Tom Champion (Cambridge United).

Wes Fletcher (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury34197849252464
2Burton34197846301664
3Wycombe341712549301963
4Luton341610841281358
5Bury341771046351158
6Southend34161083830858
7Newport34158114039153
8Plymouth341571240261452
9Stevenage34157124943652
10Northampton341551454431150
11Wimbledon341210124343046
12Morecambe34129133535045
13Portsmouth341111123938144
14Exeter341111124348-544
15Accrington34134174255-1343
16Cambridge34118154847141
17Mansfield34118152942-1341
18Dag & Red34117163946-740
19Oxford Utd34912133741-439
20York34715123440-636
21Carlisle34113204158-1736
22Tranmere34810163545-1034
23Cheltenham34810163049-1934
24Hartlepool3476212556-3127
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