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Cambridge United 1-0 Grimsby Town

Cambridge earned a late win for the second week in succession as they beat Grimsby.

Soon after Us goalkeeper David Forde had twice kept out Elliot Embleton, David Amoo broke free down the right and drilled a fierce cross which was converted from close range by fellow substitute Paul Lewis six minutes from time.

The hosts had looked to be frustrated after enjoying the majority of the chances throughout the afternoon. They could have gone ahead in the first minute of the game, but when Jevani Brown drove the ball across from the left Reggie Lambe could only divert it wide.

Brown could have done better when well-placed on 34 minutes following Liam O'Neil's slid pass, only to fire wide from the edge of the box.

In the final seconds of the first half James McKeown was called upon to keep the game goalless, tipping the ball away when O'Neil met Brown's free-kick with a firm header.

The Us looked set to be denied a third straight win until Lewis' late intervention.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Forde
  • 2Halliday
  • 5Taylor
  • 4Taft
  • 3Carroll
  • 6Deegan
  • 8O'NeilSubstituted forLewisat 74'minutes
  • 19LambeSubstituted forDunkat 74'minutes
  • 20Brown
  • 18MarisSubstituted forAmooat 62'minutes
  • 14Ibehre

Substitutes

  • 7Amoo
  • 11Dunk
  • 13Mitov
  • 15Osadebe
  • 16Darling
  • 22Lewis
  • 25John

Grimsby

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1McKeown
  • 2Hall-JohnsonBooked at 76mins
  • 6Collins
  • 25WhitmoreSubstituted forFamewoat 55'minutes
  • 27Hendrie
  • 22EmbletonBooked at 89mins
  • 8Rose
  • 15CliftonSubstituted forCookat 85'minutes
  • 9Hooper
  • 39Thomas
  • 30PringleSubstituted forHessenthalerat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Hessenthaler
  • 11Cook
  • 12Famewo
  • 16Woolford
  • 18Vernam
  • 21Rose
  • 23Russell
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
4,096

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamGrimsby
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home6
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Grimsby Town 0.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    David Amoo (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Luke Hendrie (Grimsby Town).

  5. Post update

    Corner, Grimsby Town. Conceded by Gary Deegan.

  6. Booking

    Elliot Embleton (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Elliot Embleton (Grimsby Town).

  9. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Reece Hall-Johnson (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  10. Post update

    Attempt missed. Mitch Rose (Grimsby Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Grimsby Town. Jordan Cook replaces Harry Clifton.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Cambridge United 1, Grimsby Town 0. Paul Lewis (Cambridge United) header from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Amoo with a cross.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Elliot Embleton (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Elliot Embleton (Grimsby Town) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  15. Post update

    George Taft (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by JJ Hooper (Grimsby Town).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jevani Brown (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

  18. Booking

    Reece Hall-Johnson (Grimsby Town) is shown the yellow card.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Harrison Dunk replaces Reggie Lambe.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Paul Lewis replaces Liam O'Neil.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City17113332151736
2MK Dons1797124101434
3Colchester1794431161531
4Tranmere178632516930
5Exeter178542617929
6Newport178542529-429
7Stevenage178452116528
8Forest Green176922617927
9Bury1775528181026
10Mansfield16510123121125
11Carlisle177281922-323
12Crawley177282429-523
13Port Vale176471721-422
14Yeovil165652318521
15Northampton175662021-121
16Swindon175661922-321
17Oldham165562118320
18Crewe175481619-319
19Cambridge175391627-1118
20Morecambe1752101729-1217
21Grimsby164391021-1115
22Notts County163492036-1613
23Cheltenham162591225-1311
24Macclesfield1714121435-217
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