Promotion chasing Cambridge United got back to winning ways after an entertaining second half display earned them victory over Welling.

Adam Cunnington put the U's ahead from the spot after Ryan Donaldson was felled by Loui Fazackerley.

The visitors levelled midway through the second half when Tobi Sho-Silva headed from close range.

But Delano Sam-Yorke sealed all three points for the home side with a cool finish from the right side of the box.

The win keeps Cambridge in second place and they are now 11 points behind leaders Luton.

Welling slip to 14th, six points off the play-off places.

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (5)

Cambridge United

  • 13 Norris
  • 06 Miller
  • 14 Tait
  • 03 Taylor
  • 04 Coulson
  • 24 Arnold (Sam-Yorke - 46' )
  • 08 Champion
  • 22 Chadwick
  • 18 Berry (Hughes - 46' )
  • 07 Donaldson
  • 09 Cunnington (Pugh - 71' )

Substitutes

  • 02 Roberts
  • 25 Bird
  • 15 Pugh
  • 19 Sam-Yorke
  • 17 Hughes

Welling United

  • 18 Butcher
  • 36 Mawson
  • 38 Taylor
  • 23 Williams
  • 33 Healy
  • 37 Ajala (Ouani - 52' )
  • 08 Clarke
  • 02 Fazackerley Booked
  • 35 Sho-Silva
  • 10 Lafayette (Cornick - 27' )
  • 32 Wakefield

Substitutes

  • 22 Ouani
  • 34 Cornick
  • 13 Turner
  • 27 Day
  • 05 Karagiannis
Ref: Paul Rees
Att: 2,012

Match Stats

Shots

12 9

On target

5 4

Corners

0 0

Fouls

11 5

Live Text Commentary

+5:00 Full time

Full Time Match ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

90:00 +3:27 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1.

90:00 +3:10

Corner, Cambridge United.

90:00 +2:44

Attempt blocked. Andy Pugh (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

90:00 +2:06

Corner, Cambridge United.

90:00 +0:23

Attempt saved. Harry Cornick (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

89:46

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

89:46

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

89:12

Attempt blocked. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

87:02

Attempt missed. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

86:09

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

86:09

Luke Chadwick (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

84:50

Offside, Welling United. Malik Ouani tries a through ball, but Malik Ouani is caught offside.

84:16

Attempt missed. Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) right footed shot misses to the right.

79:43

Attempt missed. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

78:47

Corner, Welling United.

78:15

Attempt saved. Malik Ouani (Welling United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved.

77:04

Corner, Cambridge United.

74:42 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Cambridge United 2, Welling United 1. Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Richard Tait.

73:35

Foul by Andy Pugh (Cambridge United).

73:35

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

73:18

Corner, Welling United.

70:41 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Cambridge United 1, Welling United 1. Tobi Sho-Silva (Welling United) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Wakefield with a cross.

70:23

Corner, Welling United.

70:10 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cambridge United. Andy Pugh replaces Adam Cunnington because of an injury.

68:52

Attempt blocked. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

67:30

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Welling United).

67:30

Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

63:34 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Cambridge United 1, Welling United 0. Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

62:49 Booking

Booking Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

62:35

Penalty conceded by Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) after a foul in the penalty area.

62:35

Penalty Cambridge United. Ryan Donaldson draws a foul in the penalty area.

61:31

Attempt missed. Lee Clarke (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

58:19

Foul by Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United).

58:19

Josh Wakefield (Welling United) wins a free kick.

56:56

Attempt saved. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Adam Cunnington.

56:51

Corner, Cambridge United.

56:32

Corner, Cambridge United.

56:12

Attempt saved. Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is saved. Assisted by Richard Tait with a cross.

55:26

Foul by Malik Ouani (Welling United).

55:26

Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) wins a free kick.

53:55

Foul by Richard Tait (Cambridge United).

53:55

Alfie Mawson (Welling United) wins a free kick.

52:24

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

52:24

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

51:08 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Welling United. Malik Ouani replaces Toby Ajala.

50:49

Attempt missed. Delano Sam-Yorke (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

50:06

Corner, Cambridge United.

49:51

Attempt saved. Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

49:05

Attempt missed. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) header from the left side of the six yard box is too high. Assisted by Richard Tait with a cross.

46:57

Attempt blocked. Toby Ajala (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cambridge United. Liam Hughes replaces Luke Berry.

45:01 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Cambridge United. Delano Sam-Yorke replaces Nathan Arnold.

45:00

Second Half begins Cambridge United 0, Welling United 0.

45:00 +1:09 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Cambridge United 0, Welling United 0.

44:47

Attempt missed. Toby Ajala (Welling United) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

44:14

Corner, Welling United.

37:20

Foul by Nathan Arnold (Cambridge United).

37:20

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

31:55

Attempt saved. Josh Wakefield (Welling United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved.

30:31

Foul by Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United).

30:31

Alfie Mawson (Welling United) wins a free kick.

28:43

Corner, Cambridge United.

28:07

Corner, Cambridge United.

26:14 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Welling United. Harry Cornick replaces Ross Lafayette because of an injury.

16:35

Corner, Welling United.

15:35

Corner, Welling United.

14:36

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

14:36

Ross Lafayette (Welling United) wins a free kick.

9:29

Foul by Ryan Donaldson (Cambridge United).

9:29

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

8:38

Foul by Nathan Arnold (Cambridge United).

8:38

Loui Fazackerley (Welling United) wins a free kick.

7:39

Foul by Adam Cunnington (Cambridge United).

7:39

Joe Healy (Welling United) wins a free kick.

5:26

Foul by Tom Champion (Cambridge United).

5:26

Joe Healy (Welling United) wins a free kick.

1:21

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

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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