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Cambridge United 1-0 Colchester United

Uche Ikpeazu's goal secured Cambridge their second League Two win of the season as they beat Colchester.

The forward received the ball on the right side of the penalty box before cutting inside and firing a fine effort into the far bottom corner to break the deadlock after 64 minutes.

The visitors had been dangerous early on, with David Forde producing a great save to deny Kyel Reid from close range inside three minutes.

They also saw Sean Murray strike a powerful effort from distance which hit defender Greg Taylor and went narrowly wide of Forde's post, before Cambridge grew into the game.

Jevani Brown's low shot was saved by Sam Walker, who also held Medy Elito's close-range flick. In added time, Ade Azeez headed just wide following Brad Halliday's cross.

Just after the hour mark, Walker was called into action again, saving low from Ikpeazu after Brown's lay-off, before the striker buried the opener.

Brown nearly doubled the lead 17 minutes from the end, only for Walker to superbly tip his effort over.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Forde
  • 2Halliday
  • 6Legge
  • 5Taylor
  • 11Dunk
  • 4Deegan
  • 18MarisSubstituted forCarrollat 77'minutes
  • 21ElitoBooked at 33minsSubstituted forMingoiaat 60'minutes
  • 20BrownBooked at 50mins
  • 10AzeezSubstituted forIbehreat 60'minutes
  • 9IkpeazuBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 3Carroll
  • 7Mingoia
  • 12Taft
  • 13Mitov
  • 14Ibehre
  • 15Osadebe
  • 16O'Neil

Colchester

  • 1Walker
  • 22Vincent-YoungBooked at 50mins
  • 18Eastman
  • 6Kent
  • 3KinsellaBooked at 45minsSubstituted forJacksonat 45'minutes
  • 16MurrayBooked at 34mins
  • 4LapslieBooked at 90mins
  • 17ReidSubstituted forOdelusiat 53'minutes
  • 7WrightSubstituted forJamesat 71'minutes
  • 19Mandron
  • 10Szmodics

Substitutes

  • 2Jackson
  • 14Comley
  • 15Kabamba
  • 27Odelusi
  • 29Gilmartin
  • 31Issa
  • 35James
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
4,511

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamColchester
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home11
Away11
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home9
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Colchester United 0.

Full Time

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

Attempt missed. Sanmi Odelusi (Colchester United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Booking

Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Tom Lapslie (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Booking

Tom Lapslie (Colchester United) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Tom Lapslie.

Attempt missed. Sean Murray (Colchester United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

Kane Vincent-Young (Colchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Colchester United. Conceded by Leon Legge.

Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Cameron James (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ryan Jackson (Colchester United).

Attempt missed. Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left following a corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Tom Eastman.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Kane Vincent-Young.

Attempt missed. Mikael Mandron (Colchester United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Jake Carroll replaces George Maris.

Piero Mingoia (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sammie Szmodics (Colchester United).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Sam Walker.

Attempt saved. Jevani Brown (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. George Maris (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Colchester United. Cameron James replaces Drey Wright.

Piero Mingoia (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sanmi Odelusi (Colchester United).

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

Foul by Drey Wright (Colchester United).

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Colchester United 0. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Jabo Ibehre.

Attempt saved. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Piero Mingoia replaces Medy Elito.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Jabo Ibehre replaces Adebayo Azeez.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Tom Lapslie.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Sammie Szmodics.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Exeter541084413
2Stevenage532095411
3Accrington5311118310
4Wycombe53111311210
5Notts County531197210
6Luton522113588
7Newport52219638
8Crewe52215418
9Barnet52127527
10Coventry52125327
11Carlisle52128807
12Cambridge52123307
13Swindon521259-47
14Lincoln City51317526
15Mansfield51318716
16Crawley52036516
17Grimsby520379-26
18Yeovil52031016-66
19Morecambe512245-15
20Colchester511379-24
21Chesterfield511349-54
22Forest Green5113815-74
23Port Vale510458-33
24Cheltenham5104510-53
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