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Cambridge United 0-1 Exeter City

Ollie Watkins
Ollie Watkins scored his third goal of the season

Ollie Watkins' goal was enough for Exeter to defeat League Two play-off hopefuls Cambridge.

Jayden Stockley looked set to open the scoring for Exeter but Ryan Haynes made a vital aerial interception to clear .

Cambridge's Ben Williamson then fed James Dunne, whose rasping effort from the edge of the box was palmed wide by visiting keeper Bobby Olejnik.

Watkins struck the winner when his effort from the right side of goal deflected in off Haynes.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 35Norris
  • 25Furlong
  • 6Legge
  • 14Coulson
  • 34Haynes
  • 8Berry
  • 23LedsonSubstituted forDonaldsonat 60'minutes
  • 16Dunne
  • 11DunkSubstituted forIsmailat 60'minutes
  • 21SpencerSubstituted forSimpsonat 65'minutes
  • 22Williamson

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 5Roberts
  • 7Donaldson
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 17O'Neill
  • 20Ismail

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 39Brown
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Woodman
  • 10Holmes
  • 22WheelerSubstituted forTaylorat 81'minutes
  • 8Oakley
  • 7Harley
  • 29WatkinsBooked at 76mins
  • 33Stockley

Substitutes

  • 4Noble
  • 5McAllister
  • 13Morrison
  • 26Tillson
  • 30Pym
  • 31Grant
  • 38Taylor
Referee:
Fred Graham
Attendance:
4,573

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home9
Away15
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away13
Fouls
Home8
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 0, Exeter City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Exeter City 1.

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

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City).

Foul by Zeli Ismail (Cambridge United).

Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Harley (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Ben Williamson (Cambridge United).

Matt Oakley (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Leon Legge.

Attempt blocked. Jake Taylor (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

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

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Darnell Furlong.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Jake Taylor replaces David Wheeler.

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

Foul by Matt Oakley (Exeter City).

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

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 0, Exeter City 1. Ollie Watkins (Exeter City) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ryan Harley.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Craig Woodman.

Attempt blocked. Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

James Dunne (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matt Oakley (Exeter City).

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

Foul by Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City).

Attempt missed. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by James Dunne.

Josh Coulson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by David Wheeler (Exeter City).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces James Spencer.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Will Norris.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Josh Coulson.

Foul by Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United).

Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Zeli Ismail replaces Harrison Dunk.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Ryan Donaldson replaces Ryan Ledson.

Attempt missed. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Luke Berry.

Attempt missed. Craig Woodman (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton35246564343078
2Oxford Utd351811661342765
3Plymouth35198850302065
4Accrington33169855391657
5Portsmouth341414654302456
6Bristol Rovers341751248351356
7Wimbledon341411951401153
8Leyton Orient351411105148353
9Wycombe34157123732552
10Mansfield35149124641551
11Carlisle33131195250250
12Luton35148135048250
13Cambridge35148134947250
14Exeter35139134549-448
15Barnet34127154451-743
16Crawley35126174056-1642
17Notts County34117164657-1140
18Morecambe35107185563-837
19Newport33910143646-1037
20Yeovil35811163547-1235
21Stevenage35810174259-1734
22Hartlepool3294193354-2131
23York3568213766-2926
24Dag & Red3459203358-2524
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