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Cambridge United 1-3 Wycombe Wanderers

Ebere Eze's superb brace helped Wycombe to a 3-1 win at Cambridge.

Eze broke the deadlock three minutes into the second half, collecting Adebayo Akinfenwa's pass and unleashing a stunning effort into the top corner from the edge of the box.

He repeated the trick in the 57th minute from a similar position, finding the same corner with his left foot with another brilliant effort.

The home side were awarded a route back into the game with 20 minutes remaining when Marcus Bean hauled down Uche Ikpeazu in the area, allowing Medy Elito to fire home from the penalty spot.

But Cambridge's task was made more difficult eight minutes from time when their captain Leon Legge was sent off for a second yellow card after blocking off Craig Mackail-Smith.

In the last minute, Josh Umerah ran through on goal to plant a simple finish beyond David Forde to make the game safe for Gareth Ainsworth's side.

Forde had been responsible for the game being goalless at half-time, twice pushing Sam Saunders efforts wide.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Cambridge

  • 1Forde
  • 2Halliday
  • 6LeggeBooked at 82mins
  • 5Taylor
  • 11Dunk
  • 7MingoiaSubstituted forAmooat 79'minutes
  • 4Deegan
  • 18MarisBooked at 45minsSubstituted forCarrollat 57'minutes
  • 21Elito
  • 9IkpeazuBooked at 45mins
  • 14Ibehre

Substitutes

  • 3Carroll
  • 12Taft
  • 13Mitov
  • 16O'Neil
  • 19Amoo
  • 20Brown
  • 33Worman

Wycombe

  • 1Brown
  • 2Jombati
  • 5StewartBooked at 45mins
  • 6El-Abd
  • 3Jacobson
  • 7SaundersBooked at 72mins
  • 8Bean
  • 27EzeSubstituted forScarrat 84'minutes
  • 23TysonSubstituted forUmerahat 25'minutes
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 25Mackail-SmithSubstituted forFreemanat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Gape
  • 15Southwell
  • 22Freeman
  • 24Williams
  • 26Umerah
  • 28Scarr
  • 30Ma-Kalambay
Referee:
Gavin Ward
Attendance:
5,365

Match Stats

Home TeamCambridgeAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home12
Away17
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home18
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.

Attempt saved. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

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

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Attempt saved. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Craig Mackail-Smith.

Foul by Gary Deegan (Cambridge United).

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Dan Scarr replaces Eberechi Eze.

Attempt missed. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Leon Legge (Cambridge United) for a bad foul.

Foul by Leon Legge (Cambridge United).

Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. David Amoo replaces Piero Mingoia.

Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United).

Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Sam Saunders.

Attempt blocked. Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Gary Deegan.

Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 2. Medy Elito (Cambridge United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Penalty Cambridge United. Uche Ikpeazu draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Marcus Bean (Wycombe Wanderers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Craig Mackail-Smith (Wycombe Wanderers).

Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).

Attempt missed. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

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1Exeter129122112928
2Notts County1282222121026
3Luton1273223101324
4Wycombe127322518724
5Coventry12723146823
6Accrington127232115623
7Stevenage126331913621
8Newport126331712521
9Mansfield125431815319
10Lincoln City125431513219
11Swindon126151716119
12Cheltenham125251614217
13Grimsby125251619-317
14Cambridge125161214-216
15Colchester124351818015
16Carlisle124261517-214
17Crewe124261318-514
18Crawley124171214-213
19Barnet123361516-112
20Yeovil123361726-912
21Morecambe122461017-710
22Forest Green121381127-166
23Port Vale12129919-105
24Chesterfield121291025-155
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