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Blackpool 1-1 Cambridge United

A stoppage-time free-kick from Andy Taylor snatched a point for Blackpool in a draw against Cambridge at Bloomfield Road.

The visitors took the lead after 17 minutes thanks to a brilliant 20-yard free-kick from Luke Berry, curling the ball past Dean Lyness and into the top right-hand corner.

Blackpool passed up a golden opportunity to equalise after 33 minutes when Danny Philliskirk's cross hit the hand of Harrison Dunk in the area.

Philliskirk took the penalty and placed it down the middle but goalkeeper Will Norris saved with his legs.

In first-half stoppage-time, Kyle Vassell's thunderous strike from 12 yards was met by a superb reflex save from Norris.

When Blackpool did finally get the better of Norris the woodwork denied them as a thumping 20-yard volley from Kelvin Mellor cannoned back off the crossbar after 73 minutes.

But in the first of seven minutes of injury-time, Taylor curled home from 20 yards to snatch a point and end Cambridge's run of three successive League Two wins.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackpool

  • 27LynessSubstituted forBoneyat 71'minutes
  • 2Mellor
  • 15Aldred
  • 5RobertsonBooked at 29mins
  • 3Taylor
  • 18PhilliskirkSubstituted forOsayi-Samuelat 59'minutes
  • 28Payne
  • 4McAlister
  • 8Potts
  • 7VassellBooked at 86mins
  • 31GnanduilletSubstituted forCullenat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Aimson
  • 9Cullen
  • 19Matt
  • 21Osayi-Samuel
  • 23Daniel
  • 25Boney
  • 26Cain

Cambridge

  • 1Norris
  • 2Taylor
  • 5Roberts
  • 14Coulson
  • 15Long
  • 7Mingoia
  • 4Dunne
  • 8Berry
  • 11DunkBooked at 33mins
  • 10WilliamsonSubstituted forIkpeazuat 56'minutes
  • 17McGurkSubstituted forClarkat 88'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Gregory
  • 16Dallison-Lisbon
  • 19Gosling
  • 20Clark
  • 23Pigott
  • 24Newton
  • 26Ikpeazu
Referee:
Richard Clark
Attendance:
3,070

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home16
Away4
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away4
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Blackpool 1, Cambridge United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Blackpool 1, Cambridge United 1.

Tom Aldred (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Attempt blocked. Bright Samuel (Blackpool) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Jack Payne.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

Mark Roberts (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

Max Clark (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Blackpool 1, Cambridge United 1. Andy Taylor (Blackpool) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top left corner.

Tom Aldred (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Sean Long.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Max Clark replaces Adam McGurk.

Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Booking

Kyle Vassell (Blackpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

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

Attempt missed. Mark Cullen (Blackpool) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Tom Aldred (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United).

Foul by Mark Cullen (Blackpool).

Adam McGurk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Piero Mingoia.

Bright Samuel (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Dunne (Cambridge United).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Kelvin Mellor.

Attempt blocked. Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Bright Samuel (Blackpool).

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

Kelvin Mellor (Blackpool) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Myles Boney replaces Dean Lyness because of an injury.

Foul by Kyle Vassell (Blackpool).

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

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Dean Lyness (Blackpool) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Blackpool. Bright Samuel replaces Danny Philliskirk.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth129121991028
2Doncaster127232516923
3Carlisle125701911822
4Portsmouth126241912720
5Luton125432113819
6Crawley125431414019
7Crewe124621616018
8Notts County115241817117
9Mansfield124531211117
10Grimsby125251717017
11Accrington124441616016
12Colchester124441616016
13Hartlepool123721819-116
14Morecambe115151621-516
15Blackpool123541613314
16Wycombe124261316-314
17Cambridge123451116-513
18Yeovil124171219-713
19Barnet112631215-312
20Leyton Orient123361215-312
21Stevenage113261519-411
22Cheltenham121741316-310
23Exeter12318816-810
24Newport101451015-57
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