National League
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Adam Cunnington

Promotion chasing Cambridge United got back to winning ways after an entertaining second half display earned them victory over Welling.

Adam Cunnington put the U's ahead from the spot after Ryan Donaldson was felled by Loui Fazackerley.

The visitors levelled midway through the second half when Tobi Sho-Silva headed from close range.

But Delano Sam-Yorke sealed all three points for the home side with a cool finish from the right side of the box.

The win keeps Cambridge in second place and they are now 11 points behind leaders Luton.

Welling slip to 14th, six points off the play-off places.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 13Norris
  • 6Miller
  • 14Tait
  • 3Taylor
  • 4Coulson
  • 24ArnoldSubstituted forSam-Yorkeat 46'minutes
  • 8Champion
  • 22Chadwick
  • 18BerrySubstituted forHughesat 46'minutes
  • 7Donaldson
  • 9CunningtonSubstituted forPughat 71'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Roberts
  • 25Bird
  • 15Pugh
  • 19Sam-Yorke
  • 17Hughes

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 36Mawson
  • 38Taylor
  • 23Williams
  • 33Healy
  • 37AjalaSubstituted forOuaniat 52'minutes
  • 8Clarke
  • 2FazackerleyBooked at 63mins
  • 35Sho-Silva
  • 10LafayetteSubstituted forCornickat 27'minutes
  • 32Wakefield

Substitutes

  • 22Ouani
  • 34Cornick
  • 13Turner
  • 27Day
  • 5Karagiannis
Referee:
Paul Rees
Attendance:
2,012

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamWelling
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away4
Corners
Home0
Away0
Fouls
Home11
Away5

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United.

  6. Post update

    Attempt saved. Harry Cornick (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

  8. Post update

    Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

  12. Post update

    Luke Chadwick (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

  13. Post update

    Offside, Welling United. Malik Ouani tries a through ball, but Malik Ouani is caught offside.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) right footed shot misses to the right.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Welling United.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1. Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Richard Tait.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Andy Pugh (Cambridge United).

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