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Accrington Stanley 1-1 Cambridge United

Accrington lost vital ground in the League Two automatic promotion race as they were held at home by Cambridge.

The visitors pressured their in-form hosts and were rewarded when they took the lead with a fortuitous goal.

Stanley defender Tom Davies' clearance hit Jimmy Spencer 12 yards out and the ball bounced into the bottom corner.

The home side grabbed a vital equaliser when on-loan winger Tariqe Fosu found the bottom corner from 10 yards after a quick breakaway.

Accrington slipped from third to fifth in the table, with Cambridge still 12th, five points off the play-off places.

Line-ups

Accrington

  • 1Etheridge
  • 2Pearson
  • 34Halliday
  • 5Davies
  • 18Brown
  • 7MingoiaSubstituted forMcCartanat 66'minutes
  • 24Hughes
  • 28Conneely
  • 11McConvilleSubstituted forFosu-Henryat 66'minutes
  • 8WindassSubstituted forBuxtonat 86'minutes
  • 29Kee

Substitutes

  • 3Winnard
  • 6Proctor
  • 10Gornell
  • 17McCartan
  • 22Buxton
  • 30Fosu-Henry
  • 33Mooney

Cambridge

  • 35Norris
  • 34Haynes
  • 14Coulson
  • 6Legge
  • 25Furlong
  • 16Dunne
  • 23LedsonSubstituted forDunkat 60'minutes
  • 12Clark
  • 8Berry
  • 20IsmailSubstituted forWilliamsonat 86'minutes
  • 21Spencer

Substitutes

  • 2Omozusi
  • 5Roberts
  • 11Dunk
  • 13Beasant
  • 15Simpson
  • 22Williamson
  • 28Horne
Referee:
Nigel Miller
Attendance:
2,185

Match Stats

Home TeamAccringtonAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home7
Away9
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Cambridge United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Accrington Stanley 1, Cambridge United 1.

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Leon Legge (Cambridge United).

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Harrison Dunk.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Adam Buxton replaces Josh Windass.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Ben Williamson replaces Zeli Ismail.

Attempt saved. Scott Brown (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Darnell Furlong.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 1, Cambridge United 1. Tarique Fosu-Henry (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Scott Brown.

Attempt saved. Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Max Clark (Cambridge United).

Attempt saved. Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Brad Halliday.

Attempt blocked. Shay McCartan (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Ryan Haynes.

Mark Hughes (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Spencer (Cambridge United).

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Tarique Fosu-Henry replaces Sean McConville.

Substitution

Substitution, Accrington Stanley. Shay McCartan replaces Piero Mingoia.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Harrison Dunk replaces Ryan Ledson.

Foul by Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley).

James Spencer (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Seamus Conneely (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Darnell Furlong (Cambridge United).

Foul by Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley).

Darnell Furlong (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Accrington Stanley 0, Cambridge United 1. James Spencer (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Ryan Ledson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Zeli Ismail (Cambridge United).

Attempt blocked. Ryan Ledson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Matty Pearson (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Second Half

Second Half begins Accrington Stanley 0, Cambridge United 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Accrington Stanley 0, Cambridge United 0.

Sean McConville (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Zeli Ismail (Cambridge United).

Foul by Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton40269573413287
2Oxford Utd402013769363373
3Bristol Rovers402251364402471
4Plymouth402181157372071
5Accrington402011964451971
6Portsmouth391715763352866
7Wycombe401710134236661
8Leyton Orient401612125452260
9Wimbledon391611125748959
10Exeter401611135654259
11Carlisle391415105856257
12Cambridge401511145452256
13Mansfield401411155048253
14Luton39158165252053
15Barnet40149175361-851
16Crawley40138194363-2047
17Hartlepool38136194156-1545
18Morecambe39127206169-843
19Yeovil391012173750-1342
20Notts County39119194968-1942
21Newport401011194057-1741
22Stevenage39911194664-1838
23York40611234475-3129
24Dag & Red38510233466-3225
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