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Hartlepool United 2-1 Cambridge United

Scott Harrison's volley sank Cambridge and lifted Hartlepool out of the League Two relegation zone for the first time since October.

Harrison's stylish strike arrived midway through the second half to secure Pools a fourth successive win.

Brad Walker headed the home side in front on 20 minutes but Cambridge levelled when Matt Harrold collected a long throw and fired home.

Pools debutant Jordan Hugill went close before Harrison's spectacular winner.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 26Harrison
  • 29Mirfin
  • 20Jones
  • 2Austin
  • 8WalkerBooked at 90mins
  • 16Featherstone
  • 31TshibolaSubstituted forHawkinsat 80'minutes
  • 21Duckworth
  • 7Franks
  • 24HugillSubstituted forHarewoodat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Harewood
  • 13Maxted
  • 15Nelson-Addy
  • 18Hawkins
  • 19Richards
  • 23Smith
  • 27Jones

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2TaitSubstituted forSimpsonat 69'minutes
  • 6Miller
  • 4Coulson
  • 11Dunk
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Champion
  • 17Hughes
  • 14HuntSubstituted forKaikaiat 76'minutes
  • 10Elliott
  • 20HarroldSubstituted forSlewat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Slew
  • 12Lanzoni
  • 13Norris
  • 15Simpson
  • 18Nelson
  • 23Morrissey
  • 31Kaikai
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
5,009

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home7
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Hartlepool United 2, Cambridge United 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Marlon Harewood.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Scott Harrison.

  7. Booking

    Brad Walker (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Brad Walker (Hartlepool United).

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Marlon Harewood (Hartlepool United).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Marlon Harewood replaces Jordan Hugill because of an injury.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jordan Slew (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  13. Post update

    Delay in match Jordan Hugill (Hartlepool United) because of an injury.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Aaron Tshibola because of an injury.

  16. Post update

    Jonathan Franks (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Liam Hughes (Cambridge United).

  18. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Jordan Slew replaces Matt Harrold.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Sullay Kaikai replaces Johnny Hunt.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton38237856322476
2Shrewsbury39228958283074
3Wycombe392014558362274
4Bury382071150371367
5Southend38171294435963
6Newport391710124542361
7Plymouth391791345281760
8Luton391610134639758
9Stevenage38169135246657
10Northampton39175175850856
11Exeter391413125253-155
12Wimbledon391411145050053
13Morecambe391311154144-350
14Portsmouth391213144444049
15Dag & Red39147184652-649
16Oxford Utd391113154046-646
17Accrington39137194765-1846
18Mansfield39129183350-1745
19Cambridge391111175253-144
20York39817144146-541
21Carlisle39125224664-1841
22Hartlepool39116223158-2739
23Tranmere39911194155-1438
24Cheltenham39813183558-2337
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