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Cambridge United 0-3 Crawley Town

Roarie Deacon scored his first goals for Crawley as they beat Cambridge United in League Two.

The 23-year-old scored his first goal in the 39th minute with a deflected effort that wrong-footed Chris Dunn.

Deacon added a second two minutes in the second half, outpacing the U's defence to fire in via the far post.

Crawley ended the game with 10 men after Liam Donnelly was sent off for a second booking, but Gwion Edwards' late tap-in secured all three points.

Crawley striker Roarie Deacon told BBC Surrey:

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Roarie Deacon: Crawley striker after win at Cambridge

"It's my first two goals for Crawley and I am over the moon really but the team were great. We defended and attacked well to get a great three points.

"Izale McLeod scored a lot of goals for the club but he's moved on and it's down the boys that are here to score the goals."

"I want to go into every game and score as many goals as I can from now until the end of season. Obviously scoring the goals is great.

"But the clean sheet was even better because we won't into every game keeping clean sheets. Coming here and beating them 3-0 sends a message to the whole league."

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 5RobertsSubstituted forCarrat 57'minutes
  • 6Legge
  • 22TaftBooked at 21mins
  • 2Omozusi
  • 4KeaneSubstituted forHughesat 30'minutes
  • 24NewtonSubstituted forSlewat 56'minutes
  • 11Dunk
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Berry
  • 12Blyth

Substitutes

  • 3Taylor
  • 9Slew
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 16Morrissey
  • 17Hughes
  • 19Carr

Crawley

  • 1Woodman
  • 16Ashton
  • 5McNerney
  • 6Bradley
  • 23DonnellyBooked at 81mins
  • 14YoungBooked at 27minsSubstituted forBawlingat 68'minutes
  • 7Edwards
  • 4Walton
  • 3Scales
  • 18HarroldSubstituted forSmithat 90'minutes
  • 20DeaconSubstituted forBarnardat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Smith
  • 9Barnard
  • 10Rooney
  • 12Preston
  • 15Fenelon
  • 17Bawling
  • 24Van Den Bogaert
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
5,459

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3.

Foul by Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United).

Sonny Bradley (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Jimmy Smith replaces Matt Harrold.

Attempt saved. Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bobson Bawling.

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

Foul by Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United).

Simon Walton (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Leon Legge (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

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

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Liam Donnelly (Crawley Town).

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

Foul by Simon Walton (Crawley Town).

Attempt missed. Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Lee Barnard replaces Roarie Deacon.

Attempt missed. Bobson Bawling (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Matt Harrold.

Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Bobson Bawling replaces Lewis Young.

Attempt missed. Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

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

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Joe McNerney.

Attempt missed. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Foul by Liam Hughes (Cambridge United).

Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United).

Sonny Bradley (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Daniel Carr (Cambridge United).

Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Daniel Carr replaces Mark Roberts.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Jordan Slew replaces Conor Newton.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Jon Ashton.

Attempt blocked. Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient4400113812
2Wycombe431071610
3Plymouth43019369
4Bristol Rovers43015239
5Hartlepool43015329
6Portsmouth42208448
7Cambridge42119817
8Exeter421156-17
9Oxford Utd41307526
10Northampton42024406
11Crawley41215325
12Mansfield41214315
13Accrington41213305
14Wimbledon411246-24
15Morecambe411246-24
16Notts County411246-24
17Stevenage411247-34
18York411225-34
19Yeovil410357-23
20Carlisle4031710-33
21Barnet410337-43
22Luton402257-22
23Newport401349-51
24Dag & Red401339-61
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