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Crawley Town 0-1 Cambridge United

Substitute Jabo Ibehre scored the only goal of the game as Cambridge earned their first win of the season by inflicting a fourth straight defeat on Crawley.

Ibehre broke the deadlock on 63 minutes when a shot from Uche Ikpeazu was parried by goalkeeper Glenn Morris and the striker tucked in the rebound from close range.

Crawley went close early on when midfielder Mark Randall rattled the crossbar with a dipping long-range effort while at the other end, Ikpeazu was foiled by a smart Morris save.

Enzio Boldewijn failed to connect with a cross from Jordan Roberts for the hosts before Ikpeaku had a shot on the turn tipped over the bar by the alert Morris.

Crawley began the second half in lively fashion and Randall had a goal-bound shot blocked from the edge of the area but they fell behind through Ibehre's composed finish.

Dutch striker Thomas Verheydt and Matt Harrold both came close to equalising for Harry Kewell's side, who are rooted to foot of the League Two table.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Crawley

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Morris
  • 2Young
  • 6ConnollySubstituted forYorwerthat 31'minutes
  • 19Evina
  • 22Lelan
  • 25RandallSubstituted forCliffordat 74'minutes
  • 21Bulman
  • 7Boldewijn
  • 28CamaraSubstituted forHarroldat 64'minutes
  • 23Verheydt
  • 11RobertsBooked at 34mins

Substitutes

  • 4Payne
  • 9Harrold
  • 12Mersin
  • 14Blackman
  • 15Yorwerth
  • 18Clifford
  • 24Lewis

Cambridge

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Forde
  • 24Davies
  • 6LeggeBooked at 10mins
  • 5Taylor
  • 3Carroll
  • 4Deegan
  • 16O'NeilSubstituted forIbehreat 57'minutesSubstituted forAzeezat 69'minutes
  • 7MingoiaSubstituted forLewisat 90+2'minutes
  • 8Berry
  • 21Elito
  • 9IkpeazuBooked at 40mins

Substitutes

  • 10Azeez
  • 11Dunk
  • 13Mitov
  • 14Ibehre
  • 20Brown
  • 22Lewis
  • 25Darling
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
2,059

Match Stats

Home TeamCrawleyAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home11
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Crawley Town 0, Cambridge United 1.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Post update

    Josh Lelan (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Azeez (Cambridge United).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Verheydt (Crawley Town).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

    Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Greg Taylor (Cambridge United).

  9. Post update

    Paul Lewis (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Cambridge United. Paul Lewis replaces Piero Mingoia.

  12. Post update

    Josh Yorwerth (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Azeez (Cambridge United).

  14. Post update

    Matt Harrold (Crawley Town) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Berry (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Medy Elito.

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Billy Clifford (Crawley Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Jake Carroll (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Crawley Town).

  20. Post update

    Foul by Thomas Verheydt (Crawley Town).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Swindon32104227
2Exeter32103127
3Luton320111386
4Coventry32015146
5Carlisle32016336
6Accrington32017526
7Notts County32016516
8Stevenage31207525
9Newport31205415
10Crewe31204315
11Mansfield31115414
12Barnet31113304
13Morecambe31113304
14Wycombe311178-14
15Forest Green311167-14
16Port Vale310256-13
17Cambridge310223-13
18Grimsby310246-23
19Chesterfield310235-23
20Cheltenham310225-33
21Yeovil3102814-63
22Lincoln City302134-12
23Colchester301227-51
24Crawley300315-40
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