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Exeter City 1-0 Cambridge United

Exeter recorded their first win in three League Two games as Tom Nichols' early goal secured a narrow win over Cambridge United.

Nichols drilled home a low shot from Danny Butterfield's ball to put the hosts ahead inside 10 minutes.

Cambridge United rarely threatened, with substitute Jordan Slew going closest when he shot over from a Barry Corr knockdown.

Exeter are 11th while Cambridge United are 17th in the league.

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 6Ribeiro
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 26Tillson
  • 5McAllister
  • 31Grant
  • 2Butterfield
  • 4Noble
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forNichollsat 87'minutes
  • 22Wheeler
  • 20Nichols

Substitutes

  • 11Davies
  • 13Morrison
  • 14Nicholls
  • 21Hamon
  • 27Jay
  • 29Watkins
  • 33Read

Cambridge

  • 13Beasant
  • 3Taylor
  • 12Sesay
  • 22TaftBooked at 15mins
  • 25Demetriou
  • 7Donaldson
  • 18HughesSubstituted forNewtonat 79'minutes
  • 17HughesSubstituted forBerryat 47'minutes
  • 11Dunk
  • 15SimpsonSubstituted forSlewat 45'minutes
  • 10Corr

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 8Berry
  • 9Slew
  • 16Morrissey
  • 21Gaffney
  • 24Newton
  • 27Lowe
Referee:
James Linington
Attendance:
2,883

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home9
Away9
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away1
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 1, Cambridge United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 1, Cambridge United 0.

Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Luke Berry (Cambridge United).

Foul by Christian Ribeiro (Exeter City).

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

Attempt blocked. Alex Nicholls (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Alex Nicholls replaces Lee Holmes.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Mickey Demetriou.

Attempt missed. Barry Corr (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Barry Corr (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Tom Nichols (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Conor Newton replaces Jeff Hughes.

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

Attempt saved. Jordan Slew (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Mickey Demetriou.

Lee Holmes (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Alie Sesay (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. Jordan Slew (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Barry Corr (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Mickey Demetriou (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Jordan Tillson.

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

Foul by Jordan Tillson (Exeter City).

Barry Corr (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Jordan Moore-Taylor (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Barry Corr (Cambridge United).

Foul by Lee Holmes (Exeter City).

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jordan Tillson (Exeter City).

Jordan Slew (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. David Wheeler (Exeter City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alie Sesay (Cambridge United).

Foul by Jordan Tillson (Exeter City).

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

Hand ball by Jordan Slew (Cambridge United).

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Luke Berry replaces Liam Hughes.

Second Half

Second Half begins Exeter City 1, Cambridge United 0.

goal

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 21st October 2015

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth1492321101129
2Portsmouth1476122121027
3Oxford Utd147612011927
4Mansfield1474322111125
5Northampton147342218424
6Leyton Orient146532519623
7Morecambe147253126523
8Accrington146442016422
9Carlisle146442525022
10Wycombe136341712521
11Exeter146352020021
12Bristol Rovers136251613320
13Luton145452419519
14Wimbledon145451922-319
15Notts County145361821-318
16Cambridge144551720-317
17Hartlepool145271420-617
18Crawley144371623-715
19Barnet144281824-614
20Stevenage143561723-614
21York142661722-512
22Dag & Red141671626-109
23Yeovil142391323-109
24Newport14239923-149
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