League Two
CambridgeCambridge United0CrawleyCrawley Town3

Cambridge United 0-3 Crawley Town

Roarie Deacon scored his first goals for Crawley as they beat Cambridge United in League Two.

The 23-year-old scored his first goal in the 39th minute with a deflected effort that wrong-footed Chris Dunn.

Deacon added a second two minutes in the second half, outpacing the U's defence to fire in via the far post.

Crawley ended the game with 10 men after Liam Donnelly was sent off for a second booking, but Gwion Edwards' late tap-in secured all three points.

Crawley striker Roarie Deacon told BBC Surrey:

"It's my first two goals for Crawley and I am over the moon really but the team were great. We defended and attacked well to get a great three points.

"Izale McLeod scored a lot of goals for the club but he's moved on and it's down the boys that are here to score the goals."

"I want to go into every game and score as many goals as I can from now until the end of season. Obviously scoring the goals is great.

"But the clean sheet was even better because we won't into every game keeping clean sheets. Coming here and beating them 3-0 sends a message to the whole league."

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 5RobertsSubstituted forCarrat 57'minutes
  • 6Legge
  • 22TaftBooked at 21mins
  • 2Omozusi
  • 4KeaneSubstituted forHughesat 30'minutes
  • 24NewtonSubstituted forSlewat 56'minutes
  • 11Dunk
  • 7Donaldson
  • 8Berry
  • 12Blyth

Substitutes

  • 3Taylor
  • 9Slew
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 16Morrissey
  • 17Hughes
  • 19Carr

Crawley

  • 1Woodman
  • 16Ashton
  • 5McNerney
  • 6Bradley
  • 23DonnellyBooked at 81mins
  • 14YoungBooked at 27minsSubstituted forBawlingat 68'minutes
  • 7Edwards
  • 4Walton
  • 3Scales
  • 18HarroldSubstituted forSmithat 90'minutes
  • 20DeaconSubstituted forBarnardat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Smith
  • 9Barnard
  • 10Rooney
  • 12Preston
  • 15Fenelon
  • 17Bawling
  • 24Van Den Bogaert
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
5,459

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United).

  4. Post update

    Sonny Bradley (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  6. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Jimmy Smith replaces Matt Harrold.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Cambridge United 0, Crawley Town 3. Gwion Edwards (Crawley Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Bobson Bawling.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Jacob Blyth (Cambridge United).

  12. Post update

    Simon Walton (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Leon Legge (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Matt Harrold (Crawley Town).

  15. Post update

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

  16. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Liam Donnelly (Crawley Town).

  17. Post update

    Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Simon Walton (Crawley Town).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Crawley Town. Lee Barnard replaces Roarie Deacon.