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Cambridge United 1-0 Yeovil Town

Mark Roberts' goal secured Cambridge a 1-0 win against Yeovil which lifted the U's off the bottom of the League Two table.

Defender Roberts turned the ball home from close range after 65 minutes, pouncing after Artur Krysiak had saved Adam McGurk's header from Harrison Dunk's corner.

The goal was a deserved one for the home side, who dominated for most of the game, though they did survive an early scare when Ryan Hedges could only guide Nathan Smith's low cross over from close range.

Luke Berry fired off target three times from the edge of the box in the first period, while McGurk curled a free-kick into the side netting from 35 yards with a fine effort eight minutes before the interval.

Roberts nearly sealed the points from another Dunk delivery for Cambridge 17 minutes from time but saw Krysiak keep out his flicked header with a magnificent save.

With the last kick of the game, Hedges blazed a loose ball over the bar with Yeovil's best chance to snatch a dramatic point.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Norris
  • 28Halliday
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Legge
  • 2Taylor
  • 19GoslingSubstituted forIkpeazuat 60'minutes
  • 8BerryBooked at 38mins
  • 20Clark
  • 11Dunk
  • 10Williamson
  • 17McGurkSubstituted forNewtonat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Gregory
  • 14Coulson
  • 15Long
  • 16Dallison-Lisbon
  • 24Newton
  • 26Ikpeazu
  • 29Foy

Yeovil

  • 1Krysiak
  • 2ShephardBooked at 55minsSubstituted forMugabiat 67'minutes
  • 6LaceyBooked at 35mins
  • 26WardSubstituted forLawlessat 73'minutes
  • 3Smith
  • 4Dolan
  • 16Butcher
  • 7DawsonBooked at 73mins
  • 23Hedges
  • 9Eaves
  • 10KhanSubstituted forWhitfieldat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Mugabi
  • 8Lawless
  • 12Maddison
  • 14Ezewelle
  • 17Sowunmi
  • 19Campbell
  • 28Whitfield
Referee:
Mark Haywood
Attendance:
3,556

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamYeovil
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home13
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home9
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 1, Yeovil Town 0.

Attempt missed. Ben Whitfield (Yeovil Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by Ben Williamson (Cambridge United).

Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Ben Whitfield (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is too high.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Bevis Mugabi (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Alex Lacey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Hedges (Yeovil Town).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Will Norris.

Attempt saved. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Ben Whitfield replaces Otis Khan.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Bevis Mugabi.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Artur Krysiak.

Attempt saved. Mark Roberts (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Alex Lacey.

Attempt blocked. Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Conor Newton replaces Adam McGurk because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Alex Lawless replaces Darren Ward.

Booking

Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Luke Berry (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Alex Lacey (Yeovil Town) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Bevis Mugabi replaces Liam Shephard.

Attempt blocked. Adam McGurk (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Yeovil Town 0. Mark Roberts (Cambridge United) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner following a corner.

Attempt saved. Adam McGurk (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Matthew Dolan.

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

Foul by Darren Ward (Yeovil Town).

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Alex Lacey (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Darren Ward (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Uche Ikpeazu replaces Jake Gosling.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth10712137622
2Luton105231911817
3Doncaster105232013717
4Portsmouth105231710717
5Notts County105231714317
6Grimsby105141714316
7Carlisle103701411316
8Crewe104421414016
9Morecambe105141618-216
10Colchester104331614215
11Accrington104331413115
12Crawley104331213-115
13Blackpool103431511413
14Mansfield1034389-113
15Hartlepool102621418-412
16Leyton Orient103251214-211
17Barnet92521012-211
18Stevenage103251417-311
19Wycombe103251215-311
20Yeovil103161015-510
21Cambridge10235814-69
22Exeter10307815-79
23Cheltenham101541114-38
24Newport91351015-56
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