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Bury 0-3 Cambridge United

Cambridge stunned promotion-chasing Bury with a comprehensive win at Gigg Lane.

Alex Jones, David Amoo and George Maris were on target as the U's eased their relegation fears with a first win in five games, while the hosts crashed to a second home defeat in four days.

Bury, who lost their first league game in 15 at the weekend, struggled again in the first half against the previously out-of-form U's.

Jones fired the visitors ahead after 16 minutes, slotting home low past Joe Murphy after Jevani Brown's initial shot had been blocked.

The lead was doubled in the 34th minute when ex-Bury loanee Amoo latched on to Brown's precise through-ball before drilling confidently past Murphy.

The hosts almost halved the deficit just before the break when Nicky Maynard forced a fine low stop from U's goalkeeper Dimitar Mitov.

Amoo had the ball in the back of the Bury net again in the 50th minute, but he had pounced from an offside position.

But Cambridge did score a deserved third in the 72nd minute when Maris side-footed neatly into the net after a corner from Brown was not cleared.

Match report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Bury

  • 1Murphy
  • 4AimsonSubstituted forO'Connellat 33'minutes
  • 5Thompson
  • 19WhartonSubstituted forCooneyat 45'minutes
  • 7AdamsSubstituted forTelfordat 69'minutes
  • 31Danns
  • 11Rossiter
  • 26O'Shea
  • 21McFadzean
  • 15Moore
  • 36Maynard

Substitutes

  • 3Stokes
  • 6O'Connell
  • 16Cooney
  • 18Telford
  • 27Omotayo
  • 32Lavery
  • 43Maloney

Cambridge

  • 13Mitov
  • 2Halliday
  • 4TaftSubstituted forJohnat 45'minutes
  • 5Taylor
  • 11Dunk
  • 7AmooSubstituted forIbehreat 85'minutes
  • 18Maris
  • 28Doyle-Hayes
  • 19Lambe
  • 20Brown
  • 26JonesSubstituted forCoulsonat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Forde
  • 3Carroll
  • 14Ibehre
  • 16Darling
  • 17Davies
  • 25John
  • 27Coulson
Referee:
Antony Coggins
Attendance:
3,386

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home64%
Away36%
Shots
Home14
Away13
Shots on Target
Home9
Away6
Corners
Home9
Away4
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 0, Cambridge United 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 0, Cambridge United 3.

Jordan Rossiter (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United).

Adam Thompson (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United).

Ryan Cooney (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United).

Attempt saved. Byron Moore (Bury) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jay O'Shea (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Dimitar Mitov.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Greg Taylor.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Jabo Ibehre replaces David Amoo.

Callum McFadzean (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

Attempt saved. Adam Thompson (Bury) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Dimitar Mitov.

Attempt saved. Dominic Telford (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Hayden Coulson replaces Alexander Jones.

Foul by Dominic Telford (Bury).

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

Attempt saved. Dominic Telford (Bury) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! Bury 0, Cambridge United 3. George Maris (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jevani Brown with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Adam Thompson.

Attempt blocked. Jevani Brown (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Alexander Jones (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Byron Moore (Bury).

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

Attempt missed. Jevani Brown (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Dominic Telford replaces Nicky Adams.

Adam Thompson (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Joe Murphy.

Attempt saved. Alexander Jones (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Jake Doyle-Hayes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Alexander Jones (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Greg Taylor.

Attempt blocked. Jay O'Shea (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Callum McFadzean (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City402214470373380
2MK Dons402191066412572
3Bury402011972472571
4Mansfield401815760342669
5Tranmere4019101159441567
6Forest Green4016131158411761
7Exeter3917101252411161
8Colchester401791458481060
9Carlisle40177165954558
10Swindon391512125047357
11Newport38167154957-855
12Oldham3914121358481054
13Stevenage40159164552-754
14Crewe40158174952-353
15Northampton401216125052-252
16Cheltenham40149175258-651
17Grimsby40147194050-1049
18Morecambe40129194562-1745
19Cambridge40129193757-2045
20Port Vale401111183546-1144
21Crawley40127214059-1943
22Yeovil4099223759-2236
23Notts County40812204172-3136
24Macclesfield39811204165-2435
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