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Cambridge United 1-3 Wycombe Wanderers

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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-upsMatch StatsLive TextLine-upsCambridge1Forde2Halliday6LeggeBooked at 82mins5Taylor11Dunk7MingoiaSubstituted forAmooat 79’minutes4Deegan18MarisBooked at 45minsSubstituted forCarrollat 57’minutes21Elito9IkpeazuBooked at 45mins14IbehreSubstitutes3Carroll12Taft13Mitov16O’Neil19Amoo20Brown33WormanWycombe1Brown2Jombati5StewartBooked at 45mins6El-Abd3Jacobson7SaundersBooked at 72mins8Bean27EzeSubstituted forScarrat 84’minutes23TysonSubstituted forUmerahat 25’minutes20Akinfenwa25Mackail-SmithSubstituted forFreemanat 87’minutesSubstitutes4Gape15Southwell22Freeman24Williams26Umerah28Scarr30Makabu-MakalambyReferee:Gavin WardAttendance:5,365Match StatsHome TeamCambridgeAway TeamWycombePossessionHome46%Away54%ShotsHome12Away17Shots on TargetHome4Away9CornersHome6Away5FoulsHome18Away15Live TextPosted at Match ends, Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.Full TimePosted at 90’+5′ Second Half ends, Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 3.Posted at 90’+3′ Attempt saved. Uche Ikpeazu (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.Posted at 90’+2′ Attempt saved. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.Posted at 90’+1′ Medy Elito (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 90’+1′ Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).Goal!Posted at 89′ 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.Posted at 89′ Attempt saved. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.Posted at 88′ Attempt blocked. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.SubstitutionPosted at 87′ Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Nick Freeman replaces Craig Mackail-Smith.Posted at 86′ Foul by Gary Deegan (Cambridge United).Posted at 86′ Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.SubstitutionPosted at 84′ Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Dan Scarr replaces Eberechi Eze.Posted at 84′ Attempt missed. Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.Posted at 83′ Harrison Dunk (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the left wing.Posted at 83′ Foul by Adam El-Abd (Wycombe Wanderers).DismissalPosted at 82′ Second yellow card to Leon Legge (Cambridge United) for a bad foul.Posted at 82′ Foul by Leon Legge (Cambridge United).Posted at 82′ Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.SubstitutionPosted at 79′ Substitution, Cambridge United. David Amoo replaces Piero Mingoia.Posted at 78′ Foul by Jabo Ibehre (Cambridge United).Posted at 78′ Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.Posted at 78′ Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Sam Saunders.Posted at 78′ Attempt blocked. Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.Posted at 76′ Josh Umerah (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.Posted at 76′ Foul by Brad Halliday (Cambridge United).Posted at 75′ Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left.Posted at 75′ Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Gary Deegan.Posted at 75′ Attempt saved. Eberechi Eze (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.Posted at 72′ Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.BookingPosted at 72′ Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.Posted at 72′ Foul by Sam Saunders (Wycombe Wanderers).Goal!Posted at 70′ Goal! Cambridge United 1, Wycombe Wanderers 2. Medy Elito (Cambridge United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.Posted at 69′ Penalty Cambridge United. Uche Ikpeazu draws a foul in the penalty area.Posted at 69′ Penalty conceded by Marcus Bean (Wycombe Wanderers) after a foul in the penalty area.Posted at 68′ Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 68′ Foul by Craig Mackail-Smith (Wycombe Wanderers).Posted at 66′ Brad Halliday (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.Posted at 66′ Foul by Joe Jacobson (Wycombe Wanderers).Posted at 65′ Attempt missed. Leon Legge (Cambridge United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.Show more updatesgoal
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