The FA Cup - First Round
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Cambridge United 1-0 Basingstoke Town

Managerless Cambridge United progressed to the second round of the FA Cup by beating National League South strugglers Basingstoke Town.

Jeff Hughes headed home in the first half for the hosts, who also went close through Robbie Simpson and Barry Corr before the break.

Luke Berry then shot wide for the U's in the second half.

Basingstoke, ranked 53 league places below their opponents, hit the post late on through Liam Enver-Marum.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2OmozusiSubstituted forDemetriouat 77'minutes
  • 12Sesay
  • 5Roberts
  • 3TaylorBooked at 82mins
  • 7Donaldson
  • 18HughesSubstituted forNewtonat 70'minutes
  • 8BerryBooked at 45mins
  • 11Dunk
  • 10Corr
  • 15SimpsonSubstituted forGaffneyat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Legge
  • 9Slew
  • 13Beasant
  • 17Hughes
  • 21Gaffney
  • 24Newton
  • 25Demetriou

Basingstoke Town

  • 1Howe
  • 2Salmon
  • 5Gasson
  • 6Ray
  • 3Bird
  • 7Soares
  • 8Southam
  • 4Harper
  • 11GilkesSubstituted forMacklinat 66'minutes
  • 9McAuleySubstituted forEnver-Marumat 64'minutes
  • 10Flood

Substitutes

  • 12Enver-Marum
  • 14Macklin
  • 15Williams
  • 16Dunn
  • 17Smart
  • 18Rice
  • 20Smalley
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
2,974

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamBasingstoke Town
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home21
Away8
Shots on Target
Home9
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away1
Fouls
Home16
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Basingstoke Town 0.

Full Time

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

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

Luke Berry (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Bird (Basingstoke Town).

Attempt saved. David Ray (Basingstoke Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Alie Sesay (Cambridge United).

Liam Enver-Marum (Basingstoke Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rory Gaffney (Cambridge United).

Tom Bird (Basingstoke Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Hand ball by Louie Soares (Basingstoke Town).

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

Foul by Tom Bird (Basingstoke Town).

Foul by Mickey Demetriou (Cambridge United).

Chris Flood (Basingstoke Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Alie Sesay (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Liam Enver-Marum (Basingstoke Town).

Attempt missed. Will Salmon (Basingstoke Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Booking

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

Lloyd Macklin (Basingstoke Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Jay Gasson.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Mickey Demetriou replaces Elliot Omozusi because of an injury.

Foul by Conor Newton (Cambridge United).

Tom Bird (Basingstoke Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Conor Newton replaces Jeff Hughes.

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

Foul by Lloyd Macklin (Basingstoke Town).

Liam Enver-Marum (Basingstoke Town) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Aaron Howe.

Attempt saved. Rory Gaffney (Cambridge United) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Basingstoke Town. Lloyd Macklin replaces Harrison Gilkes.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Glen Southam.

Substitution

Substitution, Basingstoke Town. Liam Enver-Marum replaces Shaun McAuley.

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

Attempt saved. Rory Gaffney (Cambridge United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

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

Foul by Chris Flood (Basingstoke Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Rory Gaffney replaces Robbie Simpson.

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