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Cambridge United 0-1 Hartlepool United

Hartlepool won away from home for the first time since October 1 with victory at 10-man Cambridge.

Michael Woods netted the winner 18 minutes into the second half, prodding beyond Will Norris after being played in by Padraig Amond.

That came shortly after Norris had clawed out a header from his own defender Leon Legge, who had miscued an attempted backpass.

Cambridge saw substitute Paul Lewis' header cleared off the line by Scott Harrison as they looked to respond, but their task was made more difficult 19 minutes from time when Max Clark was shown a straight red card for a late tackle on Nicky Deverdics.

The home side had enjoyed the majority of the chances in the opening period but failed to test goalkeeper Joe Fryer, Legge heading a free-kick narrowly wide before Luke Berry volleyed over from a tight angle after a clearance fell to him.

Lewis came closest to salvaging a point for Cambridge late on, seeing a shot deflected wide by Liam Donnelly five minutes from time.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Norris
  • 28Halliday
  • 6Legge
  • 12Wharton
  • 20ClarkBooked at 71mins
  • 19Carroll
  • 7Mingoia
  • 4DunneSubstituted forLewisat 59'minutes
  • 8Berry
  • 11DunkSubstituted forMarisat 59'minutes
  • 15McDonaghSubstituted forElitoat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Taylor
  • 5Roberts
  • 10Williamson
  • 13Gregory
  • 18Maris
  • 21Elito
  • 22Lewis

Hartlepool

  • 42Fryer
  • 35RichardsonBooked at 32mins
  • 4Featherstone
  • 26Harrison
  • 33Donnelly
  • 14WoodsBooked at 61mins
  • 8Walker
  • 15AlessandraBooked at 84mins
  • 7ThomasBooked at 86mins
  • 9Amond
  • 11OatesSubstituted forDeverdicsat 33'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Bartlett
  • 17Deverdics
  • 18Hawkins
  • 20Orrell
  • 28Rooney
  • 29Martin
  • 34Hawkes
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
3,824

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away6
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home2
Away1
Fouls
Home11
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Hartlepool United 1.

Attempt missed. Medy Elito (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Booking

Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

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

Booking

Lewis Alessandra (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lewis Alessandra (Hartlepool United).

Attempt missed. Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Paul Lewis (Cambridge United).

Liam Donnelly (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Nicky Deverdics (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Scott Wharton (Cambridge United).

Nicky Deverdics (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dismissal

Max Clark (Cambridge United) is shown the red card.

Foul by Max Clark (Cambridge United).

Nicky Deverdics (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Paul Lewis (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

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

Attempt saved. Max Clark (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 0, Hartlepool United 1. Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Padraig Amond.

Booking

Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Medy Elito (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Woods (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Paul Lewis replaces James Dunne.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. George Maris replaces Harrison Dunk.

Attempt missed. Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Nicky Deverdics (Hartlepool United) because of an injury.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

Nicky Deverdics (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Cambridge United 0, Hartlepool United 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Medy Elito replaces Gerry McDonagh.

Half Time

First Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Hartlepool United 0.

Scott Harrison (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Max Clark (Cambridge United).

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Brad Halliday.

Attempt missed. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Doncaster37229671432875
2Plymouth372161057401769
3Portsmouth371981059312865
4Carlisle37151485654259
5Luton361513853332058
6Stevenage37184156152958
7Exeter371761459431657
8Blackpool371315956381854
9Colchester37159135348554
10Mansfield371313114342152
11Wycombe371410134546-152
12Cambridge36148144742550
13Grimsby37148154446-250
14Barnet361114114549-447
15Morecambe36137164455-1146
16Accrington351111134446-244
17Crawley37128174359-1644
18Yeovil361013133645-943
19Crewe371012154154-1342
20Hartlepool371011164861-1341
21Notts County37117194165-2440
22Cheltenham37912163851-1339
23Newport36711184058-1832
24Leyton Orient3795234063-2332
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